People on the Move: Vote Solar, Sol Systems and more


Vote Solar, a leading national solar nonprofit, announced the appointment of Natalia Cardona Sanchez as  Chief Access & Equity Officer. In this role, Natalia will apply her deep expertise in intersectional climate activism and proven Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) leadership to advance the organization’s just partnerships and equitable clean energy policy solutions across the country.

Sol Systems announced the addition of David Vickerman as Chief Financial Officer. Vickerman brings decades of executive and energy-industry experience to the Sol Systems team and will be focused on corporate and structured finance and development.  Sol Systems is currently developing over 2 GW of new solar projects worth over $1 billion across the United States.

Vickerman joins Sol Systems amid a generational shift toward renewable energy in the United States. Although supply-chain delays and other logistical challenges persist, the solar industry is rapidly growing and is currently valued at over $33.1 billion. The renewable energy industry accounts for over 40% of the total US energy job market, outpacing all other energy sectors, according to data published by the US Department of Energy.

Additional job moves provided by EnergeiaWorks:

Audrey Copeland started a new position as SVP of Strategy and Origination, Spearmint Energy
William Gerald Demas started a new position as Senior Managing Director & Head of Americas, Green Investment Group at Macquarie Group
Peter Gibson started a new position as VP Sales & Marketing at LG Energy Solution Vertech, Inc.
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