Ned is a management consultant with a background in sales, finance, and renewable energy. From 2005 to 2014 he ran the sales and marketing department for the solar company, Borrego Solar, Inc. As VP of Sales and a member of the Executive Team he led a nationwide expansion, growing annual sales from $3M to more than $180M. During his tenure, Ned helped to develop and roll out an in-house financing instrument and established Borrego Solar as one of the premier solar power providers for schools, universities, water districts, military bases, municipalities, and landfills across the country. Prior to joining the solar industry he worked in finance as a Market Maker, trading stock options on the floor of the Pacific Stock Exchange in San Francisco.
Ned graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder. In addition to working with startups and non-profits seeking to grow, his passions include surfing, snowboarding, fly-fishing, and tennis. He currently resides in San Diego with his wife and two children.