TORRANCE, CA--(Marketwired - August 05, 2013) - Verengo Inc., the nation's leading residential solar specialist, announced today that Brian Alexson has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Development. Alexson will take over Verengo's growing national sales organization.
Alexson brings more than 25 years of highly successful leadership in sales, marketing and operations, with the last 22 years leading the executive-level sales and marketing for a series of billion dollar organizations including TruGreen Companies. Most recently, Alexson was the Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Service for E.L. Harvey recycling company. In his role at E.L. Harvey, he designed and established highly effective compensation, training and sales programs which increased revenues 27% in the first year.
"At every step of his career, Brian has shown he can evolve sales organizations and grow revenues," said Co-Founder and CEO Randy Bishop. "Verengo is already the nation's #1 residential solar specialist, and we expect to increase in size and sales again in the next year. Brian is the ideal leader to help us reach our future goals."
"Brian joins us at a critical time as we continue to expand throughout California and into new markets on the East Coast and as the price of rooftop solar reaches parity with the major electric utilities," said Co-Founder and President Ken Button. "His experience and entrepreneurial drive are a strong fit with the Verengo sales team's commitment to customer-first values."
"Verengo is creating a national company that will significantly increase America's use of residential solar power and have a lasting impact on our environment," said Alexson. "I share Randy and Ken's vision to become the most trusted solar company in America and to provide clean, affordably-priced rooftop solar to hundreds of thousands homeowners who aren't aware today of how significant their savings can be."
"This is an exciting opportunity to join a company that is in the right place at the right time," Alexson continued. "Residential solar leasing is expected to grow by over 400% by 2016 and Verengo will be in the forefront of that growth."
Verengo Inc. is changing the way America thinks about solar! Verengo is ranked #1 on the Solar Power World list of Top Residential Solar Contractors in the U.S., has been named to Inc. Magazine's List of America's Fastest Growing Companies and consistently maintains an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. The company markets, sells and installs solar photovoltaic systems, which enable homeowners to save money on their electricity bills and replace dirty electricity with clean, renewable energy. Verengo has grown 700% over the past 4 years and has added 900 new employees over that period. A recent survey found that 97% of Verengo customers would refer the company to their friends and family. The company has earned this recognition and customer satisfaction by making solar easy and affordable for its customers and delivering superior customer service. All of this, while making the planet a better place to live. For more information on Verengo Solar, visit www.verengosolar.com.
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