We practice distributed leadership and encourage everyone to contribute their unique gifts and perspectives to the company’s success.
PV Install Electrician
Ryan is a Nederland, Colorado native who heard about Namasté Solar while studying renewable energy at Red Rocks Community College. He also went through the Journeyman Electrician apprenticeship program at Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM), and used this experience to work as an electrician for eight years. Ryan first worked for Namasté Solar in 2013, then returned to the company as a PV Install Electrician in 2016. He is a self-professed snowboarding addict and loves the winter. In his spare time, Ryan is also an avid live music listener, and loves to be outdoors in the summer.
Jason and his wife, growing tired of the DC area, moved to Boulder looking for a place that better supported their outdoor lifestyle. Jason found Namasté Solar while looking for the most interesting companies in the Boulder area and was drawn in by the co-ownership model. Jason’s IT background includes the following certifications: Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert, Certified Enterprise Virtualization Architect, Certified Administrator for Citrix XenApp, and Certified Fiber Optic Technician and Installer. He spends his free time hiking, cycling, snowboarding, playing video games, and cooking.
Lead Residential Technical Designer & Project Manager
Matthew came to Namasté Solar after 7 years of installation and management at a solar startup in the Washington, DC area. Before that, he was a renewable energy policy wonk, supporting several Federal and State renewable energy programs, including the EPA’s Combined Heat and Power Partnership and the North Carolina Solar Center. He brings several years’ experience in the builder trades to his current role as Lead Residential Technical Designer and Project Manager. Matthew has a BA in International Relations from UNC-Chapel Hill, a Master in Environmental Economics and Policy from the Nicholas School of the Environment, and is a NABCEP-certified Solar PV Installation Professional. He enjoys anything active and outdoors, including running, biking, skiing, hiking, gardening, and building anything with his hands. He teaches piano lessons, and lives to play music with friends.