Jack began his shift from commercial real estate to solar sales by focusing on efficiency first. Jack studied with The U.S. Green Building Council and became a LEED® AP.He then attended the full slate of courses offered by The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (The MREA) in Wind, Solar Domestic Hot Water, and PV. He became an MREA Certified Solar Site Assessor® in PV & Solar Domestic Hot Water. Jack is also an alumnus of Solar Energy International’s PVOL202, Advanced PV System Design and the NEC, and PVOL206, Solar Business and Technical Sales.Jack has installed PV systems on Habitat for Humanity homes in Milwaukee and on his home in the western suburbs of Chicago. He regularly demonstrates his system to local green, school, and U.S. Veteran groups.He is an Instructor for SEI’s PVOL206 Solar Business and Technical Sales. He is also an Instructor for The MREA in PV (Basic, Intermediate Design, and Installation Workshops), Solar Domestic Hot Water (Basic), and a conference speaker (Maximizing Renewable Energy in Commercial Real Estate).Jack has been a NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer®; a NABCEP Certified PV Technical Sales® professional; a Global Reporting Initiative reporter; and a Climate Reality Leadership Corps speaker. He has worked in client development for a Chicago based PV installer and now works in collaborative, direct, dealer sales for an international distributor of PV components.
He serves as a Member of the Board for the Illinois Solar Energy Association.