SAN MATEO, Calif. — SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY), the nation’s #1 solar power provider, announced today the hiring of J. Radford Small as Senior Vice President, Business Development and Investor Relations. In his new role, Radford will help execute the company’s long term growth strategy with a focus on increasing shareholder value.
Radford joins SolarCity from Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he was a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for the Clean Technology and Renewables group. Over his 17 year career in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs, Radford served clients across multiple areas of the energy sector including regulated utilities, independent power producers and clean technology companies. He raised over $20 billion in financing and worked on over $25 billion of mergers and acquisitions transactions.
“We are excited to welcome Radford to the team, as he has a long history with SolarCity, including leading the company’s initial public offering, multiple capital markets transactions and a tax equity investment,” said Brad Buss, CFO of SolarCity. “Radford has also led major transactions for other distributed generation companies.”
Radford holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from University of California at Berkeley, a Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola Law School and Master of Laws (LLM) degree from New York University School of Law.
SolarCity® (NASDAQ: SCTY) provides clean energy. The company has disrupted the century-old energy industry by providing renewable electricity directly to homeowners, businesses and government organizations for less than they spend on utility bills. SolarCity gives customers control of their energy costs to protect them from rising rates. The company makes solar energy easy by taking care of everything from design and permitting to monitoring and maintenance. Visit the company online at www.solarcity.com and follow the company on Twitter.