Our Team

Leadership Team

Doug Golden
Chief Operating Officer

Pier LaFarge
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Dan Leff
Executive Chairman

Jonathan Plowe

Tanner Smith
Chief Revenue Officer

Sparkfund™ Team

Peyman Allahvirdizadeh
EVP, Talent & Culture

Maddie Allen-Sandoz
Sr. Manager, Business Development

Rahi Ashar
Associate, Talent & Culture

Erin Augustine
Director, Brand Strategy

Imani Bailey
Manager, Marketing

Jodine Bautista
Sr. Manager, Customer Experience

Evelynne Bayar
Sr. Director, Operations

Payton Beach
Manager, Program Management

Matt Bosch

Matt Bosch
EVP, Partnerships & Growth

Carolyn Braganca
Manager, Talent & Culture

Tobias Broadnax
Content Writer Specialist

Dave Brubacher
Manager, Project Finance

Logan Cannon
Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Jeff Cheek
Director, Vendor Management

Phil Croker
AVP, Structuring & Risk Management

Aidan Dwyer
Manager, Structuring & Risk Management

Lauren Harris

Lauren Efird
AVP, Business Development

Brian Ely
Sr. Program Manager, Commercial Real Estate

Hanson Ely
Sr. Manager, Lighting Solutions

Jason Gaudreault
AVP, Delivery & Safety

Peter Gephart
Energy Auditor

Kathy Gicobbi
Sr. Manager, Proposals

Melissa Hutchings
Manager, FinCo

Ben Hill

Ben Hill
Director, Project Development

Minyoung Ihonde
Director, Program Management

Clare Johnson
Associate, Delivery

Taylor Johnson
Associate, Customer Success

Michael Kulas
Director, Project Management & Delivery

Quan-Chi Le
Sr. Director, Asset Management

Greg Lee
Director, Safety & Compliance

Ryan MacDonald
Sr. Manager, Structuring & Risk Management

Nick Matthews
Sr. Director, Project Development Engineering

Jessica Marroquin
Manager, Contracts

Farrell McClernon
Sr. Director, Growth

Michael McLenahan

Michael McLenahan
EVP, FinCo

Doug Millar
Director, Technical Sales

Kwame Mukasa
Manager, Program Management

Robyn Munici
Sr. Manager, Program Management

Luke Orem
Manager, Project Development

CJ Powell, Jr. 
HVAC Auditor

Nick Poole
Associate, Vendor Management

Spyros Qendro
Manager, Credit

Brendan Reed

Brendan Reed
AVP, Distributed Energy Resources

Paul Roberts

Paul Roberts
Sr. Director, Treasury

Patch Ronald

Trey Scott
Manager, Project Development

Cayla Slack
Manager, Business Development

Rick Singer
Manager, Construction

Dale Smith
Sr. Commercial Counsel

Eric Swenson
Sr. Manager, Structuring & Risk Management

Jose Varela
Associate, Service

Christiane Walker
Sr. Manager, Business Development

Ryan Wright
Manager, Structuring & Risk Management

Michael Wurzbacher

Michael Wurzbacher
AVP, Product

Vanessa Zeigler
Sr. Director, Program Management

Board of Directors

Dan Leff
Executive Chairman

Reuben Munger

Reuben Munger
Managing Partner & Founder, Vision Ridge Partners

Mark Lantrip
Operating Partner, Energy Impact Partners

Pier LaFarge
CEO, Sparkfund

Lindsay Luger

Lindsay Luger
Partner, Energy Impact Partners

Ed Schlect
Strategy Advisor, Avista Corporation

Shounok Sinha
Managing Director, Constellation Technology Ventures


Sparkfund's Advisory Board includes:

  • Tom Amis, Chairman of Amis, Patel & Brewer, Principal & Strategy Lead: Controlled Environment Foods, Equilibrium Capital.
  • Kate Brandt, Sustainability Lead at Google
  • Richard Graves, Chief Impact Officer & Co-Founder at CleanChoice Energy
  • Brandon Hurlbut, Co-Founder at Boundary Stone Partners
  • Dan Reicher, Executive Director at Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy
  • Ray Rothrock, Partner Emeritus at Venrock
  • Ron Smith, President at Curtis H. Stout