Our Team

Leadership Team

Pier LaFarge
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Asher Burg
Chief Revenue Officer

Leigh-Golding DeSantis
Chief Operating Officer, Founding Team

Steve Meyers
Chief Product Officer

Jonathan Plowe
Chief Financial Officer

Peter O'Rourke
Chief Capital Officer

Sparkfund Team

Will Alexander
Director, Project Management and Delivery

Peyman Allahvirdizadeh
Director, Talent & Culture

Maddie Allen-Sandoz
Sr. Project Development Engineer

Claire Alvis
Software Engineer

Evelynne Bayar
Sr. Manager, Project Management and Delivery

Matt Bosch
Sr. Director, Business Development

Phillip Choi

Phil Croker
Sr. Manager, Deal Solutions

Mike Derzko
Director, Business Development

Alex Dickson
Sr. Director, Deal Solutions

Jon Duelfer
Software Engineer

Lauren Efird
Director, Business Development

Ben Hill
Manager, Project Development Engineering

David Hoedeman
Director, Business Development

Jessica Jedel
Associate, FP&A

Quan-Chi Le
Credit Manager

John Lee
Sr. Designer

Praveen Mathews
Vice President, Project Engineering

Nick Matthews
Sr. Manager, Project Development Engineering

Lee McElroy
Sr. Manager, Deal Solutions

Michael McLenahan
Sr. Director, Asset Management

Kwame Mukasa
Legal Assistant

Rishi Nangia
Vice President, Legal

Marcela Poffald
Software Engineer

Brendan Reed
Director, Business Development

Suzanne Reed
Sr. Manager, Subscriber Services

Paul Roberts
Sr. Director, Treasury

Patch Ronald
Accounting and Finance Manager

Jon Rubongoya
Manager, Marketing

Brian Runk
Director, Engineering

Celine Ryan
Associate, Operations

Jessie Schiavone
Vice President, Business Development

Jayme Schnedeker
Director, Product

Rich Selfridge
Software Engineer

Tanner Smith
Sr. Director, Business Development

Nathan Sorenson
Software Engineer,
Founding Team

Arvind Srihari
Business Development Executive

Jeffrey Stanton
Software Engineer,
Founding Team

Hanna Teklit
Sr. Director, Product Marketing

Daniel Turse 
Data Lead

Dany Uquillas
Sr. Controls Engineer

Dominique Vernon
Administrative Coordinator

Morgan Wright
VP, Finance & Operations

Michael Wurzbacher
Sr. Manager, Product

Board of Directors

Dan Leff
Executive Chairman

Brandon Hurlbut

Pier LaFarge

Lindsay Luger

Bill Perry


Sparkfund's Advisory Board includes:

  • Dan Reicher, Executive Director at Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy
  • Kate Brandt, Sustainability Lead at Google
  • Ray Rothrock, Partner Emeritus at Venrock
  • Jeff Navin, Partner at Boundary Stone and former DOE Chief of Staff
  • Richard Graves, Chief Impact Officer & Co-Founder at CleanChoice Energy
  • Ron Smith, President at Curtis H. Stout
  • David Litt, Former Senior Speechwriter to President Barack Obama