David Goldman and Jay Meridew have joined Solon as executives in the company’s finance division. Goldman has been appointed the new vice president of project finance and strategic planning and will manage all financing for Solon’s commercial and utility-scale solar projects. Meridew will oversee accounting and information technology practices in his role as vice president of finance.
David Goldman comes to Solon from SunPower where he was director of structured finance and closed over 350MW of solar transactions in his time at SunPower’s structured finance group. He has experience with structuring, modeling, documentation and negotiations with tax-equity investors, debt providers and PPA off-takers that he will bring to his role at Solon.
Prior to Solon, Jay Meridew served as CFO of Leoni Wiring Systems’ North American subsidiary in Tucson, Arizona. In his role he managed the company’s sales, purchasing, finance, IT, risk management, human resources and administration practices. Meridew has also worked with Ventana Medical Systems where he is credited with creating a team of financial and information system professionals in his role as vice president of finance.
Dan Alcombright, regional vice president and general manager of North America for Solon enthused, “David’s experience closing distributed generation and utility-scale solar projects, and his deep knowledge of the solar industry will make him a tremendous asset to Solon. Jay is a proven financial officer who has demonstrated exceptional strategic and tactical leadership throughout his career, and we look forward to adding his skills and experience to our leadership team.”