Management

We have the Knowledge you Need

John Young – Chief Financial Officer
John was formerly Managing Director of Global Structured Fixed Income at Credit Suisse, working in London, Tokyo, and New York.  John also has ten years of real estate development experience.  He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and an MSc from the London School of Economics.

Mike Ward – Director, System Design
Mike is also co-owner of E&W Heating and Air Conditioning, a family-owned business in continuous operation since 1956.   Mike has over 30 years of hydronic experience and has been installing solar technology since the early 1980’s.

Adam Chern – Project Manager
Adam is also a managing partner of Accipiter Properties, a Madison-area real estate development and property management company.  Adam has helped lead both residential and commercial re-development projects.

Greg Ward – Director, Mechanical Systems
As co-owner of E&W Greg has over 30 years of hydronic installation, design, and service experience, and holds all HVAC and Solar licenses required by the city of Madison and the state of Wisconsin.  Greg is also a North American Board Certified (NABCEP) solar thermal installer.

Mark Daugherty – Chief Technical Officer
Mark’s experience includes:  CEO of SolRayo, Inc., CEO of Virent Energy Systems, Chief Scientist of Enable Fuel Cell, and Project Manager at Los Alamos National Laboratory.  Mark has an MSc from the UW-Madison Solar Energy Lab, a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from UW-Madison, and a J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law at UC-Berkeley.