Meet the Team

As a part of our continued commitment to excellence, StraightUp Solar has five NABCEP certified solar professionals on staff.  We grow our team with two goals in mind: to hire highly-qualified and passionate team members and to help them receive continual solar training.

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Click on the names below to find out more about each team member: 


Dane Glueck


1.8 kW System Owner

Eric Swillinger
VP of Business Operations
(314) 218-2663 ext. 280


6.0 kW System Owner

John Hulse
Director of Business Development
(314) 218-2663 ext. 281


4.1 kW System Owner

Mike Hornitschek
Director of Strategic 
(314) 218-2663 ext. 284


9.5 kW System Owner

Erin Noble
Director of Staff
(314) 218-2663 ext. 282


4.8 kW System Owner

Shannon Fulton
Director of IL Business
(314) 218-2663 ext. 276
Lee Deering
Director of Electrical Integration &
Senior Commercial Project Manager
(314) 450-0696
Joshua Hill
Director of Design & Technology
(314) 218-2663 ext. 271
Jen Elam
Operations Manager
(314) 218-2663 ext. 288


5.4 kW System Owner

Caryl Kinsey Fox
Director of Lighting
Betsy Ford
Solar Project Development
(314) 218-2663 ext. 272
Graham Clinton
Project Coordinator
(314) 218-2663 ext. 286
Rick Lucas Jr.
Commercial Lead &   
Roofing Specialist


14.3 kW System Owner

Paul Scherzinger
Residential Roof Crew Lead
(314) 287-9942
James Fisher
Solar Installer
Matt Reuscher
Solar Installer
Chris Nicollerat
Commercial Electrical Foreman
Drew Forney
Residential Project Manager
& Safety Director
(314) 478-8600
Pranav Modak
Solar Designer
(314) 218-2663 ext. 285
Chuck Witthaus
Solar Electrician
& Monitoring Technician
Mike Webber
Solar Project Development
Alex Reid
Solar Installer
Charles Melton Jr.
Solar Designer
Valerio Hayes
Solar Installer
Rich Rhodes
Solar Electrician
Forrest Hornitschek
Solar Intern













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