Steve is a seasoned solar and renewable energy executive with more than 20 years of professional experience. With a foundation in consulting, finance, and business development, Steve has developed projects, led teams and built organizations. Steve has developed, financed and advised on more than $500M of utility scale and C&I solar projects, largely to private industry, municipalities, school districts and water agencies. Before moving into business, Steve began his career as an educator and still enjoys working collaboratively with customers to identify problems and develop solutions. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and earned his MS and MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.
"Steve's help and guidance was invaluable.
"Steve's analytical mind makes him stand out among his peers.
"Steve is incredibly creative, producing a flow of inventive approaches and ideas that is refreshing. At the same time, his approach to his work is pragmatic, and he focuses on results.
"Throughout the time we interacted, [Steve's] professionalism was outstanding.
"Steve has a diverse set of expertise ranging from project development to financing to strategy and analysis. His knowledge of the industry is deep, and he sees the big picture as he considers project feasibility or business opportunity.
"Beyond his professional capabilities, Steve is a great person who is ethical, rational and has a great sense of humor.
"Steve is a generous, genuine individual who is awesome to have on your team.
"He has this amazing ability to break down complicated processes and systems into simple instruction and action for his team. He's a leader who would be a solid addition to any team.
"Steve understood exactly what I needed, and was able to execute independently and with very little guidance. Because of his decade of experience, his analysis was comprehensive.
"Steve exudes a positive, collaborative attitude that makes him a pleasure to work with.
"Steve has been an invaluable resource to me...His expertise in identifying development assets as well as financial support are unparalleled. I look forward to a longstanding relationship with Steve as he is both extremely professional, yet easy going.
"When we met with the customer team in person, Steve's knowledge of the industry and his easy going, interpersonal ability made the customer feel confident in our ability to deliver.
"Steve is one of the most genuine, well-intentioned people I've known...truly a bright, driven, and humble guy who can add value to any sort of organization.
"Steve is an experienced Cleantech professional with a deep understanding of both the financing and implementation challenges of a range of technologies.