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Nuera Leadership

Sean K. Brown

President

As President of Nuera Solar, Sean is responsible for directing the executive officers in their processes, systems and solutions that make it possible for Nuera to deliver lower-cost power to homeowners in the United States. Brown has extensive experience in the door-to-door (“D2D”) industry and has previously worked as General Legal Counsel for NorthStar Alarm Services, LLC, Pinnacle Security, LLC and Vision Solar, LLC.

Don Tarwater

Operations

Don Tarwater loves technology! Since he was very young he has sought for ways to make things better by optimizing processes and the systems that makes them “hum”. As an entrepreneur and technology professional, he has spent the last twenty (20) years perfecting his craft in companies ranging in size from startup to Fortune 100. Don has worked with many Solar companies over the last few years helping to make the world a better place one panel at a time.

Joe Darger

Chief Sales Officer

Joe Darger is the Chief Sales Officer at Nuera Solar. Joe has been in many critical sales positions in the direct sales industry, and he most recently served as a regional manager with the top producing office at Vision Solar. His strategies and processes helped fuel much of Vision’s growth to become a top 20 solar company in the country.

Joe is passionate about helping customers save money and he is proud that the solar products Nuera offers benefit the environment.

Jennifer Riding

VP Of Affiliate Marketing

Jennifer Riding is an accomplished executive who has built, trained, and led sales teams for Fortune 500 biotech companies, logistics companies, and both start-up and billion-dollar direct sales companies. She is an entrepreneur at heart with a passion for mentoring and empowering women to build solid, profitable small businesses of their own.

Ryan Jones

Director of Sales Operations

As the Director of Sales Operations, Ryan’s ensures all functions sales related are running smoothly and efficiently, with a key emphasis on maximizing production from the sales organization. His team works cross-functionally across the organization to better communication and create trust among key stakeholders. Ryan’s proven track record and experience make him an important component of the leadership team.
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Nuera Advisory Board

Jim Loveland

Advisor

Jim Loveland is a seasoned business executive and innovator. During the course of his career, Mr. Loveland led Xactware, the company that his family founded back in 1986, through a very significant acquisition by ISO in August of 2006. After Xactware’s private company acquisition Mr. Loveland became part of the executive leadership team that took Xactware’s parent organization, Verisk Analytics, public on the NASDAQ market in the fall of 2009. Verisk’s public offering was the largest domestic IPO of the year raising over $2.1 billion dollars.

James Frary

Advisor

James “Jim” Frary has spent the last 18 years as the Vice President of Information Technology Vice President, Business Integration, Information Technology of Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUS).

In this role, Jim has been able to establish and maintain robust technology systems and processes that span operations in 54 countries. Jim has created global alliances with leading technology vendors that have led to proven solutions. Jim was an early internet adopter, digitizing the sales process and amassing over $30 billion in sales.

Danny Ashworth

Advisor

Founder and CEO Bluehost, Inc. Bluehost was founded in 2004 and has grown to host over more than 2 million websites worldwide and over 700 employees. BlueHost sold to NASDAQ Endurance International Group (NASDAQ: EIGI). Along with being an integral part of Bluehost, Danny has also continued in his passion for entrepreneurship in the community. He serves as a mentor for rising entrepreneurs through BoomStartup, a local accelerator ranked in the top 15 best accelerators in the U.S. He received his undergraduate degree in computer science from Brigham Young University.

Michelle Allred

Advisor

Michelle currently serves as General Counsel of GE Capital Bank, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. Michelle provides transactional and regulatory counsel on the bank’s various lending products, as well as assistance on new product introductions within the bank’s portfolio. Michelle sits on the GE Women’s Network Steering Committee (Utah) and the GE Capital Pro Bono Council, and volunteers her time with the Junior Achievement organization, among others.

Bart Brockbank

Advisor

During the course of his career, Mr. Brockbank has founded and worked for companies with domestic and foreign operations in senior executive positions including, CEO of Rain Nutrition. During his leadership Rain Nutrition grew from small US operations to entering 13 Asian and European countries until it was sold in 2009. After the sale of Rain Nutrition, Mr. Brockbank Co-founded R2R Ventures a Utah based investment company. Mr. Brockbank currently serves on the board of Skdrop a Utah based water automation company.

Blake Modersitski

Advisor

I’m fortunate enough to have spent the last decade or so doing what I love best: invest in technology start-ups. But that’s not to say my career path has been predictable. Unless, of course, people in my profession typically move sprinkler pipe around an alfalfa field, loft hay bales, and shovel manure.

Notable Past Deals:
Caldera Systems, Domo, Weave, EnCommerce, Fusion I-O, MetaCloud, MxLogic, RedHat, RiverBed.

Jeff Gull

Advisor

Jeff Gull is a principal and co-founder of Equity Labs and Ultra6 Nutrition. Jeff has worked in and around direct selling for the past 20 years helping start-ups and existing companies with strategic focus, compensation plan strategies, product development, and overall operations. Jeff spent almost 10 years with a leading network marketing company helping them both grow and operate their business in Asia with almost half of his tenure based in the Far East.

Sonny Olsen

Advisor

Sonny Olsen is Chief Operations Officer for JMM Holdings. Sonny provides single family office services relating to JMM’s Principal’s financial capital, property management, day-to-day accounting and payroll activities, management of legal affairs, and family management services, which includes family governance, financial and investment education, philanthropy coordination, and succession planning.

Rodger Smith

Advisor

Since 2006, Rodger has brought his entrepreneurial mindset and no-nonsense, sincere leadership style to the direct and social selling industry. As a consultant, he has advised on both the corporate executive and top distributor level at organizations including Nerium, Visalus, Beachbody, Tupperware, AVON, MonaVie, and XanGo among others.

Natalyn Lewis

Advisor

After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Natalyn began working in the network marketing industry and she has been doing that successfully now for nearly 15 years, working with new start-ups to billion dollar companies. During this time she has had the opportunity to travel to more than 20 different countries around the world working with, coaching, and teaching people to succeed in their life and in their business. She LOVES this industry because it is about people, and in the end, each person can truly make the difference.