OAKLAND, Calif.: Sungevity, one of the nation’s leading residential solar system providers, today announced the appointment of David White as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 1. White will report to Patrick McGivern, Sungevity’s CEO.
White brings more than 20 years of executive officer experience in financial planning, operations management, and strategy across a myriad of industries including renewable energy and solar power. White joins Sungevity from IntegenX, Inc, a market leader of rapid human DNA identification technology in Pleasanton, CA where he has been Vice President of Finance and Administration since 2013. White brings unique solar power industry experience having served as Chief Financial Officer at SolarCity Corporation, then one of the nation’s leading full-service solar providers for homeowners, business, and government organizations.
“We’re delighted to have David join Sungevity at this exciting time. We are intent on leading the consolidation of the residential solar power industry, creating a well-capitalized and technologically advanced market leader,” said Scott Honour, Managing Partner of Northern Pacific Group, the lead shareholder of Sungevity.
“We’re excited to welcome David to Sungevity as our new CFO,” said Patrick McGivern, Chief Executive Officer. “David’s extensive experience and proven leadership make him a natural fit and will support Sungevity’s growth at scale.”
“I’m extremely pleased to join Sungevity’s incredibly innovative and dynamic team,” said David White. “I look forward to helping the company build on its tremendous momentum, enabling it to offer a broader range of state-of-the-art products to customers while maintaining the high-quality customer service Sungevity is known for.”
Sungevity provides technology-driven solar energy solutions to residential and select commercial customers. Sungevity branded companies offer a complete solution to customers including configuration, financing and installation of photovoltaic solar systems, battery storage and energy management control systems. This focus is enabled by a strong, scalable network of in-house and third-party providers for the provision of hardware, installation services and financing. Sungevity’s competitive model delivers greater value directly to customers. For more information, please visit www.sungevity.com.
About Northern Pacific Group
Northern Pacific Group is a Wayzata, MN-based private equity firm investing in rapidly growing technology-enabled service enterprises to build market leading businesses. Northern Pacific Group seeks to drive collaborative and sustainable achievement at portfolio companies, in partnership with ownership groups and management teams, through scale, technological transformation and a strong focus on human capital, its communities and conservation. For more information, please visit www.northernpacificgroup.com.