Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Solar

Whitham Group
San Francisco, CA 91361-4907
United States
Job Description

The Company is a thriving residential solar company with current revenues of $20 million. Founded from the ground up, we have established ourselves as leaders in the industry. With a mission to provide sustainable energy solutions to homeowners, we are now seeking a visionary and experienced CEO to lead us through the next phase of growth.

Position Overview:

As the CEO you will be the driving force behind our journey to scale from $20 million to $100 million within the next five years. You will bring your deep expertise in the residential solar industry, outstanding leadership abilities, and a strategic mindset to lead our company to new heights.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic Leadership: Develop and execute a strategic plan to scale the company to $100 million in revenue within 3-5 years, utilizing your experience and industry knowledge.

Marketing and Sales Strategy: take an active role in marketing and sales, CEOs responsibilities to ensure the company's products and services are reaching the right audience and generating revenue. Leverage the industry-leading go-to-market strategies and growth marketing techniques that drive business growth.

Strategy: identify target markets, developing pricing strategies, creating marketing campaigns, and analyzing sales data to make informed decisions about the direction of the business.

Operations Oversight: Oversee all company divisions, locations, and departments, ensuring efficient and profitable operations in solar, roofing, HVAC, windows, and solar retrofits.

Budget Management: Take responsibility for financial management, including budget development, cost control, and revenue optimization.

Business Model Design: Continuously innovate and refine the company's business models to drive growth and adapt to market changes.

Team Leadership: Lead a team of 6 direct reports and indirectly manage over 80 employees, fostering a culture of excellence, teamwork, and innovation.

Customer Satisfaction: Prioritize customer satisfaction by improving scheduling, communication, and addressing customer concerns promptly.

Safety Focus: Champion safety as a top priority throughout the company, particularly during solar installations.

Financial Planning: Financial planning and analysis to ensure the health and growth of the company.

Software Integration: Leverage your knowledge of software tools such as Scoop and Housecall Pro to streamline operations and enhance customer experience.

Talent Management: Recruit, develop, and manage high-performing staff, and make necessary personnel decisions to maintain a high-quality workforce.

Board Relations: Communicate effectively with the Board of Directors, providing updates, insights, and collaborating on strategic decisions.

Public Face: Represent the company as the public face, building and maintaining relationships with partners, stakeholders, and industry leaders.

Company Culture: Maintain and enhance the company's culture, ensuring high morale and employee engagement articulating the company's purpose and ensuring that all employees are aligned with its goals, expectations, and values.


·         Proven track record of scaling a company, especially in the residential solar industry.

·         Deep knowledge of solar, construction, and operations.

·         Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and connect with individuals at all levels.

·         Strong financial acumen and experience managing budgets.

·         Innovative and creative mindset to drive growth and adapt to changing markets.

·         Familiarity with relevant software tools, particularly Scoop and Housecall Pro, is a plus.

·         Successful experience recruiting and managing top talent.

·         Ability to maintain a positive company culture while making tough personnel decisions.

·         Demonstrated experience leading an organization with at least $50 million in revenue.

Full Benefits 


San Francisco CA 91361-4907
United States
Whitham Group Carina Whitham