COMMERCIAL PROJECT MANAGER & TEAM LEAD
Valerie joined the StraightUp Solar team as the Solar Permit & Utility Specialist in 2017. She quickly expanded her role to include Service Intake Specialist and then moved into the the Office Project Coordinator position.
In 2012, she received a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in History with minors in Anthropology and German from Western Illinois University, after which, she became a research analyst on the Research & Appropriations staff of the Speaker’s Office of the Illinois House of Representatives in Springfield, IL.
Now, she is very excited to work at StraightUp Solar because she is very passionate about the importance of renewable energy on the future of our planet.
Valerie is an avid reader who also enjoys going to the movies, being in nature, and playing board games.