ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- American Solar Direct (ASD), a leading residential solar energy provider in California, announced today the appointment of Kevin Bauer as its Chief Executive Officer. Kevin has led American Solar Direct since 2013 and has previously served as the company's President. His new role aligns with the company's evolution and addition of other key executives earlier this year in order to support the company's strategic focus for expanding sales and operational capabilities.
With over 25 years of experience across renewable energy, private equity and investment banking industries, Kevin has built successful, high-performance organizations on a large scale for a variety of companies prior to joining ASD.
"Kevin has demonstrated outstanding leadership at ASD over the past three years, navigating the company through a dynamic period of industry and corporate change and positioning it for continued success in the coming years," said ASD's Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board, Brennan Mulcahy. "I don't believe there is a more talented executive within the residential solar industry whose background allows him to innovate across sales, operations and finance functions while motivating those around him with an unwavering commitment to protect the environment through the benefits of solar. We feel strongly that Kevin is well positioned to help guide ASD forward."
"It has been an honor to help lead ASD over the last 3 years in our mission to inspire the adoption of solar power and change the way Americans generate and buy their electricity. I'm proud of the company we have built and confident we will continue to build upon its strong history of success as we move forward and bring the 'ASD Movement' to communities that value energy independence through home solar ownership," said Kevin Bauer. "I strongly believe we have assembled a leadership team second to none within the industry and with this team we will continue to emphasize providing industry leading customer service and expanding our sales channels – including opening our platform for select sales partners for turnkey solar EPC and finance services, while delivering sustainable, profitable growth."
With dedicated focus on the residential solar market and commitment to providing outstanding, end-to-end customer experience, American Solar Direct promotes energy independence through the benefits of solar system ownership, offering industry-leading home solar loans as well as solar lease and Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) options. Under its new executive leadership structure, American Solar Direct is well positioned for expansion and becoming one of the state's top residential solar providers.
About American Solar Direct
American Solar Direct is a full-service solar provider offering California homeowners expert solar design, permitting, installation and maintenance services. On a mission to inspire the adoption of solar, the company provides customers the ability to generate their own clean, renewable power and take more control of their electricity prices. American Solar Direct maintains an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and is featured on Solar Power World's Top Solar Contractors List. CSLB License 941069. Homeowners interested in solar power may contact ASD at 855-SOLAR-55 to get started with a complimentary, no-obligation home solar analysis. Visit ASD online at https://americansolardirect.com, connect with ASD on Facebook, and follow ASD on Twitter: @AmerSolarDirect.
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SOURCE American Solar Direct