Our Team Local people with local roots. We are committed to the community of Guelph and Southern Ontario because we live here! Steve Dyck President of Guelph Solar firstname.lastname@example.org "The sun shines for everyone - it is a very democratic power system. I am committed to a fair and just society and installing solar in my community is an expression of this hope." Steve enjoys politics, especially working to bring the left and right together, is active in the Citizens Climate Lobby, and was a candidate in the 2011 provincial election. He enjoys morning walks along Guelph waterways with is partner and wife Vera, who is a psychotherapist. For Steve, giving back to the community gives him joy. He is involved with Syrian sponsorship, Bridges Out of Poverty, multi-faith initiatives and FairVote. Steve founded Guelph Solar in 2009 after a fulfilling career in the automotive industry. Anton Lamers Commercial Sales and Projects Manager email@example.com Anton holds a Master of Applied Science in Renewable Energy Engineering from the University of Guelph. Over the past ten years of Anton’s work in solar, he has seen many residential and commercial owners join the green energy movement. Anton believes that there are many financially sound opportunities in the green economy. Everyone can participate in renewable energy generation and energy conservation projects that outperform the dated technologies that are being used. With Guelph Solar, Anton expands the reach of these smart energy opportunities for residents in Guelph and the surrounding areas. Dave Wall, PEng Commercial Sales and Projects Manager firstname.lastname@example.org Dave studied engineering at the University of Waterloo and has a keen eye for developing models and analyzing solar production and enjoys communicating these aspects with our customers. In 2016, Dave followed his heart into the solar industry and joined the Guelph Solar Team. He is steeped in solar energy and lives on a solar-powered, organic farm. Dave rode a bicycle across Canada in 2005 and sailed across the Atlantic in 2017. He enjoys team sports and other athletic challenges. Cory Farrow Designated Master Electrician Cory@guelphsolar.net Cory recently joined Guelph Solar as the designated Master Electrician. Cory has a diverse range of electrical experience including solar, commercial, industrial, agricultural and residential. He has a passion for smart home automation and anything technology related. In his free time, Cory enjoys playing sports with his fiancé or modifying his vehicles. Darya Barbir Project Manager/Bookkeeper email@example.com Darya holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph. She joined Guelph Solar in 2017 after working for over 13 years in the investment industry. Darya aspires to share with others the benefits of solar as an individual investment and an investment in our community. Outside of work, Darya enjoys dancing and is an active member of the Latin dance community in the Guelph region. Sumaiya Eva Operations Manager Sumaiya@guelphsolar.net Sumaiya holds a Master's degree in Political Science and International Development Studies from the University of Guelph. Caring about sustainable development she has published articles on the issue of climate change and is engaged with several voluntary activities within the Guelph community. Sumaiya joined Guelph Solar in 2019 with a view to doing something good for society. Hindy Kennedy Sales Manager firstname.lastname@example.org Hindy holds an Honours BA in Psychology from York University. She joined Guelph Solar in 2018 after a fulfilling career in the advertising department of The Globe and Mail. In addition to enjoying many outdoor activities, Hindy also likes to spend time with her family and volunteering in her community. She loves working with Guelph Solar's customers and helping them move toward a clean energy future. Peter Hansen Electrical Apprentice and Off-Grid Specialist email@example.com Peter holds a Bachelors degree from Trent University in Environmental Resource Studies and Politics and a diploma in Energy Systems Engineering Technology from Conestoga College. His passion for the environment stems from growing up on a small organic farm and learning about the importance of our interactions with nature. Peter enjoys interacting with customers and sharing his knowledge of Ontario's solar strategy. Mitch Bull Lead Solar Technician firstname.lastname@example.org Mitch has a bachelors in Environmental Studies from York University with a focus on renewable energy. He has worked in the solar industry since 2011 joining Guelph Solar in 2015. Mitch's concern for the environment goes back to his days growing up in Niagara where he enjoyed all the outdoor activities the area had to offer. Nowadays, he is thrilled to be spending his time outdoors with his young and growing family. Chris Gorman Lead Solar Technician email@example.com Chris holds a certificate in Renewable Energy Techniques from Conestoga College in addition to a diploma from Sir Sanford Fleming College. He joined Guelph Solar in 2017 after his initial 3 years in the business as a Lead Installer/Technician in the Oakville area. Dedicated to ensuring the highest job-site safety practices, Chris also enjoys interacting with customers. His dedication to solar includes installing a 7.7kW solar PV system on his own home himself. Prior to entering the world of clean energy, Chris worked for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club. Fiona Rea Events Manager firstname.lastname@example.org Fiona has a degree in Family Relations, studied holistic medicine, and is also a yoga teacher. She is a fantastic event organizer, working with past clients to host open houses that everyone enjoys. Fiona and Anton have three children and the family is always up for fun and adventure! Ian Rosa Solar Monitoring Monitoring@guelphsolar.net Ian holds a Bachelor of Science in Outdoor Recreation and is a Wilderness First Responder. He has worked as a Program Manager and Guide for various wilderness therapy programs throughout the US and Canada. Ian joined the Guelph Solar Team in 2013 and since has been on hundreds of roofs installing all types of electric and solar thermal systems. He enjoys working with customers to customize their solar arrays and oversees the safety and quality of the installations. Ian enjoys being a member of the Guelph community and getting outdoors whenever possible.