Meet The HES Solar Team

Meet the HES Solar Team

  • ROSS WILLIAMS
    ROSS WILLIAMS CEO
  • MARTIN P. LEARN
    MARTIN P. LEARN FOUNDER
  • CASSIDY FURBUSH
    CASSIDY FURBUSH DIRECTOR OF RESIDENTIAL MARKETS
  • BRYAN STEVENSON
    BRYAN STEVENSON SENIOR SOLAR ADVISER
  • ROBERT LAVERTY
    ROBERT LAVERTY SENIOR SOLAR ADVISER
  • RACHAEL WILLIAMS
    RACHAEL WILLIAMS RESIDENTIAL PROJECT MANAGER
  • ALLISON KELLEY
    ALLISON KELLEY DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
  • SHANNON RICAUD
    SHANNON RICAUD ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
  • ROSS WILLIAMS CEO
    ROSS WILLIAMS

    Ross graduated from The University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2005. After being exposed to solar while working for a general contractor when he lived in Washington DC, Ross and his then girlfriend now wife, Anna decided to move out to California . He desired to work in the solar industry so he target only solar companies when settling in San Diego. He joined HES Solar in 2010. He has experience with virtually every aspect of HES Solar from product and technology development to financing, maintaining, and building the relationships with the leading manufacturers of solar technology. As the companies leader and owner, Ross’ talents are vital in the business's growth and prosperity. When not working for HES Solar, Ross enjoys spending time with friends, family, his wife, and his children Bella and Caleb. He loves to travel, bike, snowboard, golf, and go camping.

  • MARTIN P. LEARN FOUNDER
    MARTIN P. LEARN

    After leaving a career as an anesthesiologist in 1982, Martin became very actively involved in the solar industry, having presented and participated in many renewable energy conferences and symposiums as well as earning recognition for innovative illumination designs. Dr. Learn has also been a board member for the California Solar Industries Association (CALSEIA), who promotes the growth and expansion of the solar industry throughout California. Martin created HES Solar, in 2001 with the mindset of sharing his knowledge and passion for solar with homeowners and businesses here in San Diego County. Living 100% off-grid in Julian, Martin knows firsthand the many benefits of renewable energy sources, especially solar and energy storage.

  • CASSIDY FURBUSH DIRECTOR OF RESIDENTIAL MARKETS
    CASSIDY FURBUSH

    Cassidy Furbush is our Director of Residential Markets and he and his senior residential team are an integral part of the HES Solar family. His skills, experience, and vast knowledge of the photovoltaic (PV) and energy storage industry as a whole allows for his ability to carry your project through all aspects of the sales, design, and implementation process with ease. Cassidy is advanced certified through SunPower Corporation for both advanced sales and design. We are proud to offer only the best solar and energy storage solutions in the industry. Additionally, Cassidy brings us over 10 years of solar electricity expertise and professionalism. During those 10 years, he has worked on thousands of solar projects throughout Southern California. Cassidy has spent the latter part of his career dedicated to alternative energy and making a difference in the world by helping to improve our environment, as he says: “One solar system at a time….”

  • BRYAN STEVENSON SENIOR SOLAR ADVISER
    BRYAN STEVENSON

    Bryan Stevenson is new to HES Solar, but not to the solar industry. He’s been in solar for over 4 years. Born and raised in San Diego and loves the ocean and outdoors. When he’s not helping customers with solar, he’s usually watching his son play soccer or his daughter at Kung Fu. Life is also good when enjoying a great meal with his wife or traveling with the family. He’s happy to help with your solar or energy storage project!

  • ROBERT LAVERTY SENIOR SOLAR ADVISER
    ROBERT LAVERTY

    Robert Laverty joined the HES team in the summer of 2018, bringing years of solar design experience with him. After graduating from the University of Puget Sound, Robert moved to Aspen, CO where he excelled as an editor at the Aspen Daily News. It was there he worked with, and came to admire, the Rocky Mountain Institute and their disruptive, science-based, economically-attractive solutions to energy production and efficiency. Today Robert is committed to listening well and designing optimal systems for our clients that deliver data-driven, financially-advantageous solutions which reliably meet their electricity needs for decades to come. When not working for HES Solar, Robert enjoys reading, fly-fishing, mountain biking, volunteering in his community and spending time with his wife, two sons, two golden retrievers and cat.

  • RACHAEL WILLIAMS RESIDENTIAL PROJECT MANAGER
    RACHAEL WILLIAMS

    Once a world traveler, Rachael has settled into her role as Residential Solar and Energy Storage Project Manager. She first joined the HES Solar team in a temporary position, but quickly moved her way into a permanent role. Her primary role is to ensure that all projects are completed in a quality, efficient, and aesthetically pleasing way. Once described as the “Swiss Army Knife” of the company, Rachael is well versed in many of the incentive programs available through the State of California and the Federal Government, saving our clients the most money possible. She has truly immersed herself into the world of solar and energy storage. Rachael's former profession as a SCUBA instructor has lead her to be concise, detail oriented, and patient. She still enjoys diving whenever possible/when the water is warm enough!

  • ALLISON KELLEY DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
    ALLISON KELLEY

    Allison Kelley has been apart of the HES Solar team since 2016. With a Bachelor's degree in marketing and a passion for green living, Allison has enjoyed working in the solar and energy storage industry. She brings innovative and exciting ideas to HES Solar and is currently spear heading their rebrand. Based in Los Angeles, Allison enjoys hiking and hitting the beach with her two year old pup, Duke!

  • SHANNON RICAUD ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
    SHANNON RICAUD

    Shannon Ricaud is the Administrative Assistant who works with HES management and staff to support daily activities in running the front office. Making a good cup of coffee is her number one asset. Shannon grew up in San Diego and studied both computer networking and fine art. Her travels took her to Philadelphia where she received her degree in Printmaking and Painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She believes that there is a strong connection between the arts and technology. Leonardo da Vinci designed a system to heat water using solar power for renaissance Florence. Leonardo would consider she is in good company at HES.

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