Results-oriented leader managing all aspects of designing and installing solar PV systems. Key roles included managing, forecasting, and installing solar projects to maximize profit while improving manpower efficiencies, developing operational standards, and procuring cost effective materials. Reduced cycle times and conducted project post mortems to identify and capture lessons learned. Created standard reporting formats to track key performance indicators and operational metrics to produce accurate financial forecasts.
§Successfully managed explosive growth of over 600% year to year in a rapidly changing environment while consistently achieving corporate goals and objectives.
§Led roughly 80% of company, over 260 employees across multiple geographies, playing a major role in directing the company transformation from an unstructured start-up into a global organization.
§Led new market expansion from 3 states into 7 additional states plus the international marketplace. Developed and directed multiple regional offices across the US and Canada to manage growth.
§Converted an under-achieving Research and Development department into a high performing team that delivered innovative solutions to dramatically improve labor efficiencies and reduce material costs by over 50%.
§Resolved over 200 internal and external issues to transform an under-performing Service division with systems producing at less than 85% of their expected levels to a 100% production level in three months. At the same time accelerated service response time from 3 to 7 days, to same day response.
§Successfully directed over 600 national and international sales opportunities in 2007, up from less than 100 in 2006, while transitioning corporate headquarters from CA to MD without impacting business operations.
§Created and managed an $8M+ budget in a rapidly growing and changing environment.
§Served as a key member of a select senior management committee charged with setting overall strategy, performance improvements, and corporate-wide decision making for critical business issues.