FTC Solar is a veteran-led organization that traces its origins back to the SunEdison engineering services group. The team at FTC Solar has experience in developing and executing multiple GW’s of solar projects from conceptual project development through design, construction and commissioning of the site. Our experience spans both utility and commercial installations over multiple years of development. With a background in both development and asset ownership, we understand the need to find better, more cost efficient solutions throughout the system development cycle while still maintaining the high quality levels needed for 25+ years of continuous operation.
T.J. Rodgers serves as Chairman of the Board of FTC Solar. As an initial investor, he has served as Chairman since the company’s inception.
Patrick has over 15 years of experience in finance and capital markets, with over 10 years of experience the solar industry including roles as SunEdison’s Vice-President of Capital Markets and Corporate Finance along with multiple other leadership positions in SunEdison and Bank of America. Patrick holds BS degrees in Finance and Quantitative Methods from Bradley University
Scott is an experienced leader in solar Sales and Marketing who has executed over 500 MW of solar transactions while serving in roles as Director of development strategy, origination, and sales at Cypress Creek Renewables and Associate of Sales and Strategy Procurement at SunEdison. Scott holds BS degrees in Economics and Science, Technology and Society from the University of Pennsylvania.
Tony has over 25 years of operations and engineering leadership in the semiconductor and solar industries, including roles as General Manager, Module Business Unit and Vice President, Engineering at SunEdison and Director of Factory Operations for Freescale Semiconductor. Tony served as an infantry officer in the US Army with a BS from the United States Military Academy
Nagendra is passionate about solving real-world problems that can make a meaningful difference in the world we live. Although trained as a Computer Science professional, he has worked extensively in software, semiconductor, solar, and energy platforms, and been CTO at Enernet, a microgrid company, CTO at LinkBee, an IoT company as well as VP & CTO at SunEdison, the world's largest renewable energy company. He holds a Master’s and Ph.D., degrees in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology and attended the Executive Program at Stanford.
Jay is an experienced operations leader with recent experience in supply chain management as the Sr. Director Global Logistics at SunEdison as well as general operations leadership roles such as COO of FlipChip International and President of NelTec, a subsidiary of Park Electrochemical Corp.
David has over 20 years of experience in the solar and semiconductor industries including roles as SunEdison’s COO of Solar Materials and VP of Manufacturing Operations and multiple leadership positions at Freescale Semiconductor. David served as a Navy submarine officer after earning a BS in Engineering from United States Naval Academy
Brian is a proven solar sales leader with over 15 years in the business including roles at Gestamp, Solar Flexrack, Sharp, and Canadian Solar. Brian has a BA from Loyola Marymount University.
Mitch has over 10 years of experience in solar across a range of roles and applications including leading global innovations & design standards at SunEdison and product management and marketing at SolFocus. Mitch has a BS, MS, and MBA degrees from California Polytechnic University.
Kirk is a Capital Productivity Construction Expert with leadership experience from SunEdison, Tesla Energy, & McKinsey & Co. With experience across both general and solar construction, Kirk leverages best practices from the Lean Construction Institute, Project Production Institute, and Project Management Institute to make make FTC Solar a leader in solar project execution.