NorCal Solar 2013 Speaker Series, Sept 10 - Jumpstart Your Sol...
Sep 10 2013
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
55 Harrison St
Oakland, CA 94607
Jumpstart Your Solar Career and Map Your Pathways
Network your way into solar or learn how to step toward your career goals.
QuickMount PV Headquarters, 2700 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA
Jeff Spies, NABCEP Boardmember, VP of Business Development at QuickMount, Author and Solar Blogger, Solar Trainer and Consultant
Jeff Spies started his solar career in 2006 and in a short period of time became a recognized name in the solar industry through networking, keen insight, and creation of training curricula.He has since worked with numerous companies developing training courses for the PV industry.He currently works as VP of Business Development for Quick Mount PV and serves as Secretary for NABCEP.
Karyn Fishman, Director of Recruitment and Staffing, Sungevity.
Focusing on the solar industry, Karyn has consistently identified and brought in top talent commensurate with Sungevity's high standards when it comes to its employees. She is a highly astute and focused human resources professional, with a history of success leading all aspects of human resources initiatives within multimillion-dollar companies such as Ross Stores and Safeway.
Jon Semingson, VP of Energy and Renewables with MRI Sacramento. Jon has spent 6 years in job recruitment in energy and started MRI's Renewable Energy division from scratch in 2008. His team focuses primarily in solar working with many of the tier-one panel, inverter and balance-of-systems manufacturers as well as project development and finance organizations in the industry.
There will be time for Q&A and for passing the microphone to audience members who may have additional information on solar jobs and careers.
Transportation: Quick Mount will provide a shuttle for people (without bicycles) from the BART/Pleasant Hill station at approx. 6 pm, 6:30 pm, and 7:00 pm and returning after the program has ended. There is free car and bicycle parking at Quick Mount.
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NorCal Solar would like to thank our sponsors Quick Mount PV, Intersolar North America, Backwoods Solar, and Redwood Alliance for their generous support.