Joshua Miller, Design and Operations Manager, has been involved in the solar industry since an early age, having grown up in a passive solar adobe home in Arizona. After graduating from Business School at Northern Arizona University he spent several years traveling the world before returning to Arizona to work for a green building company. During the next two years as Project Manager the business quickly grew to become one of the premier solar companies in Arizona with several hundred kilowatts of installed projects around the state. He then moved onto the corporate side of solar as Regional Sales Manager for several states, before partnering with Western Solar in 2009.
Eric Blatz, Electrical Administrator/Lead Installer, has been a union commercial electrical administrator in the state of Washington for several years and has been in the industry for 15 years. He is an IBW trained electrician with certifications for electric vehicles and solar installation and has also recieves his NABCEP (North American Board of Certifiec Energy Practitioners) Solar Certification. His work includes commercial electrical sytems on dozens of large projects in the state of Washington. In early 2009, Eric formed Northstar Electrical Services as an installation division of Western Solar Inc. Currently, Eric has installed over 400kW of solar energy in Western Washington.
Robyn Goldblatt, Office Manager, graduated from Western Washington University with a degree in Business Administration – Management in June 2011 and has been with the company since September of that year. She is an environmental enthusiast who enjoys all outdoor activities and is thrilled to be starting her career in the renewable energy industry.
Steffi Nuerenberg, Marketing Coordinator, has been with Western Solar since 2010 and has enjoyed being involved in the growing renewable energy industry. She graduated from Western Washington University in June 2012 with a Bachelors degree in Environmental Economics and Business Administration. Steffi is originally from Michigan, but has loved living and working in the Pacific Northwest for the past 5 years. She is also an avid Equestrian who is passionate about the environment and working to protect it.
Markus Virta, Installer, graduated from Pacific University in 2012 with a Bachelors degree in Sustainable Design. Markus is a native to Bellingham and the newest member to Western Solar. He is excited to put his diverse background to use in a rapidly growing industry. Growing up, Markus developed a passion for camping, cycling, hiking and just about anything involving a relationship with the natural world. Today he funnels this passion and enthusiasm into solar panel installations.
David Logan (aka Zeke), Installer, grew up in Western Washington and has a deep appreciation for the Pacific Northwest. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Gunner’s Mate for 4 years and he studied Biology at Mesa State College in Colorado. Zeke installed solar in Colorado for 2 years with High Noon Solar and after moving back to Western Washington, started installing with Western Solar in February, 2012.