Jahi Simbai (U)
Jahi joined the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in mid-2019 as the Senior Manager of the Workforce Development team in Human Resources. Prior to NREL, he worked for 18+ years in higher education administration in Colorado. Before higher ed, he worked as a structural analyst for Ball Aerospace in Boulder.
Jahi has a BS in Aerospace Engineering and an MBA from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is married to Alvina Vasquez and together they try to manage their two rescue dogs, Malcolm and Sneaker. Jahi is a musician, performing as Providence “The Verse”, lead MC for the Denver-based electro/hip-hop band Reverb And The Verse. He is an avid reader, loves to play the piano, shoot hoops, and travel.