Connor H.

LARGE COMMERCIAL PROJECT ANALYST Connor earned a degree in Political Science from the University of Northern Colorado, just outside of his hometown of Boulder. He joins SUS with over 10 years of experience in and passion for the solar industry. Connor played a pivotal role in the establishment of Mission Solar whose focus is nonprofits.  […]

Nathan G.

PROJECT DEVELOPER Prior to joining SUS, Michael spent 4 years in the electrical industry. Michael said he looks forward to seeing “the growth this industry has” to offer. CALL NOW EMAIL We’d love to hear from you. Fill out the form below and we will contact you.

Tish K.

PROJECT DEVELOPER Prior to joining SUS, Tish eorked at John A Logan College. Tish collaborated with employers to create pathways providing new graduates with job opportunities. “I’m excited to become involved in the renewable energy field because I really believe we need to collectively move to more sustainable living.” CALL NOW EMAIL We’d love to […]

Michael M.

PROJECT DEVELOPER Prior to joining SUS, Michael spent 4 years in the electrical industry. Michael said he looks forward to seeing “the growth this industry has” to offer.   CALL NOW EMAIL We’d love to hear from you. Fill out the form below and we will contact you.

Maria L.

SOLAR SUPPORT SPECIALIST Prior to joining SUS, Maria worked for another solar company for 2 years.  Maria said that one thing that excites her about working in the solar industry is the opportunity to “save the planet!”  CALL NOW (ext. 163) EMAIL We’d love to hear from you. Fill out the form below and we […]

Denise S.

SOLAR SUPPORT SPECIALIST MANAGER Prior to joining SUS, Denise obtained her NABCEP certification. Denise said “SUS really stood out as the company I want to be a part of because of the focus on helping their customers understand the importance of solar while maintaining a community within the company.” CALL NOW EMAIL We’d love to […]

Steve S.

SOLAR PROJECT DEVELOPER EV Owner Steve joined the team as a Project Developer in March of 2020. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Management with an emphasis on Civil Engineering. Prior to working with StraightUp Solar, Steve was self-employed and worked in industrial sales. He also he started TEDxGatewayArch.org in 2011 with the mission […]

Shannon F.

VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT 9.72 kW System Owner Shannon joined StraightUp Solar in 2013 as Director of Business Development to grow the company in Illinois.  Today she directs StraightUp Solar’s Central Illinois office in Bloomington and serves as the Vice President of Development. She also lives her passion for advancing the use of renewable energy […]

Patrick S.

SOLAR PROJECT DEVELOPER Patrick recently graduated with a Bachelors degree in Renewable Energy and a minor in Environmental Studies from Illinois State University. Patrick was eager to put his passion and degree to work and wants to learn as much as possible at StraightUp solar. He likes to spend his free time with family and […]

Brent R.

SENIOR PROJECT DEVELOPER 10.12 kW Array Brent Ritzel joined StraightUp Solar in 2015 as a Project Developer and has worked tirelessly since then to bring awareness of renewable energy to Southern Illinois and build enthusiasm for investment in clean energy throughout the region. Brent was born and raised in Carbondale, Illinois. After completing his Bachelor’s […]