Brett Wetzel 2 Fuel Category | Breakthrough
Senior Director, Sustainable Solutions Lead

Brett Wetzel - Fuel

Senior Director, Sustainable Solutions Lead, U.S. Venture, Inc.

Brett brings an interdisciplinary background to service Breakthrough clients across multiple disciplines during his career, starting on our Client Services team, transitioning to the Applied Knowledge team, and now serving as the Sustainable Solutions Lead at U.S. Venture, Inc. Brett conducts research and provides insight into industry technology advancements and alternative energies.


Brett Wetzel is Breakthrough’s Senior Director of Applied Knowledge. He joined Breakthrough in 2013, bringing an interdisciplinary background to deliver distinguished service to Breakthrough clients throughout his career. Starting in a Client Services role and he then transitioned to the Applied Knowledge team to specialize in technology advancements, market dynamics, alternative energies and emissions and carbon policy. He leads a team of researchers that provide exclusive market insights to Breakthrough clients ranging from freight, energy, market events, and forecasting.

Brett has been featured in multiple publications such as FreightWaves and Florida Trend, and he has written dozens of expert pieces for the Breakthrough website.

Prior to Breakthrough, Wetzel was a high school mathematics teacher and received a Bachelor of Science in Math Education from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Brett is a Subject-Matter Expert in:

Supply chain and alternative energy technology advancements

Alternative energy applications in commercial transportation

Scope 3 emissions strategies

Transportation sustainability, emissions strategy, and operations

Videos Featuring Brett’s Expertise

October 6, 2020
Alternative Transportation Fuels
October 6, 2020
Diesel Pricing
Transportation Strategy
August 11, 2020
Executing on Promises

Articles By Brett