Meet the SolarCraft Team

We feel lucky to do what we do.  Helping customers save money and helping to save the environment.

Many of our team members are pioneers in the renewable energy industry, and offer our customers a wealth of experience and expertise in solar technology, design/build craftsmanship, energy policy, finance, utility regulations, and local industry.

Meet some members of the team…

Leadership & Business Operations

Ted Walsh


Jerry Shafer

Director of Operations

Blake Abbate

Director of PV Operations

Jason Williamson

Director of Thermal Operations

Pat Knoff

Service Manager

Tricia Companey

Director of Finance and Accounting

Lisa Fait

Director of Business Operations

Diane Watson

Business Operations Manager

Heather Mofle

Pool/PV Service Dispatcher


Kyle Williams

Technical Operations Training Manager

Zach Schalbach

PV Service Technician

Reggie Grant

Warehouse & Purchasing Manager

Alex Nix

Commercial PV Design Engineer

Jarrett Baglietto

Residential PV Design Engineer

Pete Heuer

TH/PV Installer & Service Technician

Roy Lembi

TH/PV Service Technician

Sales & Marketing

Kimberly Burnett

Marketing Manager

Jenise Granvold

Director of Sales Operations & Policy

Peter Posert

Advanced Clean Energy Solutions Manager

Jeannie Alderson

Commercial Project Development

Dana Smith

Commercial Project Development

David Berry

PV/Thermal Solar Consultant

Jon O’Day

PV Residential Solar Consultant

Robert Arnold

PV Residential Solar Cosultant

Lacie Eastlick

Sales & Marketing Administrator

Team SolarCraft

Board of Directors

Bill Stewart, Chairman/Co-Founder

Bill Stewart joined the solar industry in 1978, co-founded SolarCraft in 1984 and has since helped to build one of the most recognized names in the industry. Bill holds B (General Building), C10 (electrical) and C46 (solar) contractor’s licenses and has served as a Subject Matter Expert for the California State Licensing Board for the development and update of the C46 Solar License requirements for over ten years. He is one of a few individuals who has been certified both in Photovoltaic and Thermal technologies, as well as Technical Sales and Design, by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). Bill formerly served on the Board of Directors of the California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA), and is a former founding Board Member of the Marin Economic Forum and is also a member of the North Bay Leadership Council. Bill and his wife Deborah are longtime Sonoma residents where they also own and operate SoloQuest Learning Center, an accredited private school where Middle and High School students learn through individualized and small group instruction.

nabcep, solar certified

Dennis Nuttman, Director/Co-Founder

Dennis Nuttman has over 30 years experience in the solar industry and co-founded SolarCraft in 1984. Dennis graduated from USF in 1975 with a BA. He has sold, designed, installed, or managed the installation of over 4,000 systems in Marin and Sonoma. Dennis is a life-long resident of Marin County, he and his wife have lived in Novato since 1977.

Jeff Asch, Director

Jeff Asch is an experienced corporate leader with a proven track record of successfully growing small businesses, and has provided business guidance to SolarCraft for many years.  As a Board Member and consultant, Mr. Asch led the ESOP transaction enabling the founders of SolarCraft to transition the company to 100% employee ownership. Previous to the appointment to the Board of Directors, Mr. Asch was interim Chief Financial Officer at SolarCraft for one year in 2012.  Mr. Asch currently holds the position of Chief Operating Officer at DC Electric Group, a union specialty electrical contractor.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Asch served as Vice President of  Noresco, an Architectural Energy Corporation from 1994-2002;  Vice President/CFO of Republic ITS, a Siemens Company from 2002-2011; and more recently as Chief Executive Officer of Cartelligent, a leading alternative car buying service company from 2013-2015. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Government from Wesleyan University in Hartford, Connecticut and a Certificate in Energy Management and Design from Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, CA.