EVP, Business Development, HESP SOLAR
Susan Brodie is the EVP of Business Development for HESP Solar, a solar development company specializing in municipal and commercial distributed generation PV projects along the East Coast. In her role managing the company’s growth, Susan has developed numerous strategic alliances in the industry and is directly responsible for the rapid expansion of HESP’s business in both emerging and established state and local markets, resulting in a development pipeline of over 30 MW in the past 2 years. Additionally, Susan provides construction oversight as well as coordination of finance for HESP’s projects. She maintains a deep understanding of solar technologies and current market drivers, and she has garnered valuable project finance and tax equity knowledge and experience. Prior to the founding of HESP, Susan was the Director of Solar Operations at Hudson Energy Solar Corp., where she successfully developed more than 30 MW of solar installations on residential, commercial and municipal properties, with a combined value of more than $120,000,000. Previously, Susan taught High School Mathematics in Rockland County, New York for over twenty years. Susan currently sits on the board of the Mid-Atlantic Solar Energy Industries Association, MSEIA, in the position of Vice President for the state of New Jersey. She uses her post to further the goals of solar developers throughout the state, pushing for improved coordination and more interaction between the solar industry and state regulators and legislators. Susan holds a BA/BS from Brooklyn College, with majors in Accounting and Mathematics.