NOVATO, USA: SPG Solar Inc. announced the appointment of Ted Walsh as the company’s Vice President of Business Development. In his new role, Walsh is responsible for overseeing SPG Solar’s sales activities, partner opportunities, and strategic growth. He brings strong executive leadership, successful solar sales management experience, and a client-focused approach to the top sales position at one of the country’s most experienced and innovative solar developers.
“Ted’s passion for environmental stewardship, responsible sales ethics, and competitive leadership has helped SPG Solar sustain high growth and emerge as one of the most successful solar integrators in the United States,” says Thomas Rooney, CEO of SPG Solar. “He combines a high level of integrity, customer perspective and sales management experience with expertise in project finance and renewable energy.”
Since joining SPG Solar in 2006, Walsh has been a top producing sales representative and has managed sales teams to tremendous growth. During his tenure, he has implemented successful sales processes and led SPG Solar’s sales efforts on many of the company’s most notable projects; including the revolutionary Floatovoltaics systems at Far Niente and Gundlach Bundschu Wineries, the largest Solyndra (CIGS) system in the United States to date at Livermore Cinemas, and multi-megawatt systems for the Irvine Unified School District and Northern California Power Agency.
Walsh has a diverse background in sales and the sciences, having worked throughout the United States and Europe in fields ranging from infectious disease research and emergency care management to IT sales. He holds a degree in Economics and Managerial Accounting from the University of Rochester, New York, and a BS in Natural Sciences - Chemistry from the University of South Florida.
“SPG Solar is incredibly well-positioned for growth as a national leader in the photovoltaics industry,” says Walsh. “I am proud to be part of the remarkable team at SPG Solar. We’ve developed many of the most innovative solar solutions on the market, deliver premium products and services at very competitive prices, and above all else, we stand behind our commitments to our clients.”