Our Team

Jon Carson
Founder, Managing Partner
Civil Engineer and Community Organizer who served as National Field Director for the 2008 Obama for America Campaign, Chief of Staff at White House Office of Environmental Quality, Founder and Executive Director of Organizing for Action, and Senior Director of Solar Ambassadors at SolarCity.
David Lipowicz
Co-Founder, Partner
Extensive track record as the lead developer on solar projects for Fortune 500 companies, universities, and municipal governments across the U.S.; originated and developed one of SolarCity's largest-ever deals with a new Fortune 20 client.
Megan Strand
Co-Founder, Partner
Diverse legal experience advising lenders, investors and sponsors on the development, financing and acquisition of solar (utility scale, C&I, community solar, residential) and other renewable energy projects; previously a member of the Project Finance Group at Chadbourne & Parke (now Norton Rose Fulbright).
Josh Bushinsky
Co-Founder, Partner
Clean energy attorney and policy expert with broad experience representing solar project developers, banks, and technology companies in startup, project finance, tax equity, and M&A transactions.
Michael Cummings
Co-Founder, Partner
Over a decade experience working in the solar industry; having previously worked for MMA/Fotowatio Renewable Ventures, ClearPeak Advisors, Enfinity America Corporation (acquired by SunEdison), and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
Daniel Newcomb
Director of Operations

Former GIS Administrator and Public Property Superintendent for the City of Pekin. Full ESRI stack implementation, with GPS telematics, raster server, Portal, and expertise in spatial analysis.

James Svenstrup
Director of Project Development
Experienced Energy Engineer + MBA that has built large scale energy projects for ExxonMobil.
Tomás de'Medici
2012 Obama Campaign organizer, digital strategist and founder of The Chicago Sustainability Series podcast.
Colleen Callahan
Rural Illinois Referral Partner (Consultant)
Former USDA Rural Development Director for Illinois and Farm Broadcaster.