Proven operator, leader, Board member, general counsel / CFO and advisor. 20+ years of experience growing and advising consumer and B2B businesses in diverse sectors, including renewable energy/solar and online/software. Built highly performing teams with a defined, unifying culture and strong accountability. Change agent to drive operations improvements. Successfully grew business from one territory into new markets across the country. Accomplished at fundraising (equity and debt) and M&A. Experienced Board Chairman/Director.
I am passionate about tackling big problems . . . through business, civic engagement, and direct advocacy and thought leadership. I believe that team, mission and culture are key to the success of every venture.
Prior roles: Co-Founder, President, Chairman, Director, CAO, CFO, General Counsel.
Elected to: Board of Advisors, UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES); Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), Golden West Chapter.
Selected Awards: Inc. Magazine Fastest Growing Private Companies list four straight years (2011-2014); CareerBuilder Top Companies to Work For Award 2013 and 2014; Angie’s List Super Service Award winner three straight years (2012-2014).
Degrees: UCLA (JD), U.C. Berkeley (BA with High Honors).