SOURCE: Verengo Solar

Verengo Solar

February 11, 2013 03:00 ET

Verengo Solar Announces Rob Shneer as Vice President of Human Resources

Cites Solar Job Growth as Important New Engine of American Economy

TORRANCE, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 11, 2013) - Verengo Solar, the nation's #1 ranked residential solar specialist, today announced that Rob Shneer has joined the company as Vice President of Human Resources. Shneer and his team will oversee the recruitment, professional development, and retention of Verengo's rapidly expanding workforce, and the nurturing of Verengo's unique company culture.

"Verengo was recently named by Inc. Magazine as one of America's top job creators," said Shneer. "Supporting Verengo's impressive growth while also building a culture that empowers our nearly 1,000 employees to build long-term careers in the solar industry is an exciting and rewarding opportunity. Residential solar job growth is a vibrant reality of today's economy and I'm honored to be part of the Verengo team."

Shneer joins Verengo from AECOM, a Fortune 500 engineering and construction firm, where he was the Vice President of Human Resources. Shneer's prior experience includes Human Resources executive positions at rapid growth companies including MedAssets, which grew from 500 to 3,000 employees and conducted its Initial Public Offering during Rob's tenure, and EarthLink, which was named to Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT under his leadership. 

"Rob brings over 17 years of experience in human resources, and his track record of success in emerging industries will be tremendously valuable for us," said Verengo Solar President Ken Button. "His proven ability to build great places to work fits perfectly with our employee-focused values."

"After tripling the size of our workforce in the past two years and now, launching our programs in New York state, our human resources needs have evolved accordingly," explained Verengo Solar CEO Randy Bishop. "Rob brings us the HR leadership and expertise that will allow us to continue our rapid growth while also maintaining an innovative and fun culture in which our team members can thrive."

Candidates interested in joining Verengo Solar's rapidly expanding team can submit their resume online at www.verengosolar.com/careers.

VERENGO SOLAR is changing the way America thinks about solar! As the nation's #1 residential solar specialist, Verengo offers comprehensive financial options, superior customer service, and consistently earns an A+ with the Better Business Bureau. Verengo has reduced carbon emissions through its solar power systems, accomplishing the equivalent of planting 360,000 acres of trees, taking more than 144,000 cars off the road and saving homeowners $300 million in energy costs over the lifetime of Verengo's installed systems to date. For more information on Verengo Solar, visit www.verengosolar.com.

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