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The SunShare Team

Our Leadership Team

Our
Executive Team

David Amster-Olszewski

CEO & Founder

Bio

David Amster-Olszewski founded SunShare in 2011, and serving as chief executive officer, has grown it into one of the leading community solar companies in the nation. David’s foundational SunShare project with Colorado Springs Utilities was the first competitive community solar program in the nation. In true startup fashion, David executed that project out of his apartment with only the help of interns. Since then, SunShare has relocated to Denver, developed more than 100 MWs of community solar projects, and served more than 13,000 residential, commercial/municipal, and low-income subscribers.. David was featured in Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30” in 2016, recognized as a national leader in the alternative energy market. Prior to founding SunShare, David worked with PowerLight Corporation in Geneva, Switzerland in 2006, and then in California in 2007, completing an executive management training program at SunPower in California until 2010. He has a degree in International Political Economics from Colorado College.

Mitchell Petz

CFO

Bio

Mitch leads accounting and administration for SunShare. Mitch is a CPA with fifteen years of experience in accounting and finance, including financial reporting for Fortune 500 public companies. His career has included public accounting for an international CPA firm in US and Chile and technical accounting for the largest SEC filer in Denver. Prior to joining SunShare Mitch was the Director of Corporate Accounting at a private equity backed company in Denver. Mitch has a BA in Accounting from Michigan State University.

Mathew Ricci

VP Construction

Bio

Matt Ricci leads all project construction and asset management for SunShare. Matt is a Business Management, Project Management, and Development Executive with over 29 years of operations and construction experience. He specializes in strategic initiatives, process improvement and the management of organizations to achieve goals and objectives with a focus on sustainability, leadership and change management. His responsibilities have included organizational leadership, management and oversight of engineering, procurement and the construction of commercial, government and private projects. Scopes of work have included design-build commercial high-rise buildings, industrial oil and gas refinery construction, communications network construction, with a significant background in the deployment of renewable energy projects that include the installation solar photovoltaic systems, electrical substations low voltage and medium voltage overhead and underground utility infrastructures. He has overseen and managed the installation of more than 2 Gigawatts of solar photovoltaic projects throughout North America and India.

Corrina Kumpe

COO

Bio

Corrina is SunShare’s Chief Operating Officer, and leads all development, legal, and legislative affairs for SunShare. She is an experienced legal professional, whose work has focused primarily on mergers and acquisitions, private placement of securities, and general corporate work. During her career, she has worked with Fortune 100 companies on complex transactions, including structured finance, asset-backed securitization, and acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to her legal career, Corrina worked at the Pentagon, with legislators, and in consumer affairs with the Attorney General’s office. Corrina has a BA in Political Science from Gonzaga University, and a JD from the University of Denver College of Law.

Melina Fleming

EVP Strategy & Customer Experience

Bio

Melina leads sales, marketing, customer experience, and operations for SunShare, managing the customer lifecycle from acquisition through retention. She has overseen SunShare’s enrollment of more than 13,000 residential and commercial subscribers, including customer management and back-office operations. She is thrilled to have been part of SunShare’s achievement of 100 MWs of development, including the nation’s first-ever 100% residential community solar garden in Minnesota and Colorado’s largest community solar garden, and looks forward to serving thousands more residential subscribers in the coming years. Melina has more than 20 years of marketing and customer operations experience, previously in the telecom industry. Melina has a degree in Russian Literature and Culture from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Adam Davenport

General Counsel

Bio

As General Counsel, Adam oversees all legal matters for SunShare. Adam brings extensive experience in land and water law, including real estate acquisition, finance, and development, as well as general corporate matters and litigation. Prior to joining SunShare Adam represented clients in Wyoming, Colorado, and Pennsylvania both as in-house counsel and outside counsel. Adam has argued cases before the Colorado Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. Adam received a BBA in Marketing from Colorado Mesa University, a JD from the University of Wyoming College of Law, and is currently admitted to the Colorado and Wyoming bar. In his free time, Adam enjoys hiking, biking, rafting, snowboarding, an¬¬¬d camping with his family.

What We’re About

We’re Friendly!

No, really. It’s one of our company values! We strive to be our friendliest selves to our teams, customers, and community. We also embrace and actively nurture diversity.

Great Location

We spend a lot of time together so it’s important to have a nice environment. Our Denver offices are professionally designed and are right in the heart of the city. We also offer virtual-office flexibility as needed.

We Love Animals

We care about the Earth and all creatures in it, but we ESPECIALLY like dogs! Our dogs are welcome in the office as part of the SunShare team and report to our CKO (Chief K-9 Officer).

We’re Fun

Balance and camaraderie with colleagues is important. We are hard-working and results-driven professionals, but we like to celebrate our wins, cut-loose together, and have a laugh.

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Board of Directors

David Amster-Olszewski

CEO & Founder

Bio

David Amster-Olszewski founded SunShare in 2011, and serving as chief executive officer, has grown it into one of the leading community solar companies in the nation. David’s foundational SunShare project with Colorado Springs Utilities was the first competitive community solar program in the nation. In true startup fashion, David executed that project out of his apartment with only the help of interns. Since then, SunShare has relocated to Denver, developed more than 100 MWs of community solar projects, and served more than 13,000 residential, commercial/municipal, and low-income subscribers.. David was featured in Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30” in 2016, recognized as a national leader in the alternative energy market. Prior to founding SunShare, David worked with PowerLight Corporation in Geneva, Switzerland in 2006, and then in California in 2007, completing an executive management training program at SunPower in California until 2010. He has a degree in International Political Economics from Colorado College.

Corrina Kumpe

COO

Bio

Corrina is SunShare’s Chief Operating Officer, and leads all development, legal, and legislative affairs for SunShare. She is an experienced legal professional, whose work has focused primarily on mergers and acquisitions, private placement of securities, and general corporate work. During her career, she has worked with Fortune 100 companies on complex transactions, including structured finance, asset-backed securitization, and acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to her legal career, Corrina worked at the Pentagon, with legislators, and in consumer affairs with the Attorney General’s office. Corrina has a BA in Political Science from Gonzaga University, and a JD from the University of Denver College of Law.

Bob Kelley

Partner

Bio

Bob Kelly is a professional with extensive experience in the power and renewables sector. Bob served as Chief Financial Officer of SolarCity Corporation, a distributed solar energy company, from October 2011 to August 2014. Prior to joining SolarCity, Bob served as Chief Financial Officer of Calera Corporation, a clean technology company, from August 2009 to October 2011, and as an independent consultant providing financial advice to retail energy providers and power developers from January 2006 to August 2009.

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