David B. Waldman – Owner

Hobbies: Hiking, Skiing, Biking, Flying, Soaring, Wood Working, Home Remodeling

David is the proud owner of ARE Solar since 2009. He graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 1979 with a double major in Aeronautical Science and Aviation Maintenance. His education was just the beginning of his many adventures throughout his career. As a retired airline pilot, former professional aviation mechanic, and past owner and operator of Classic Corvettes of Daytona Beach and D&J foods, David has accumulated a wide variety of knowledge to take the solar industry to new levels. One of his most proud accomplishments was to help his beloved city of Denver, CO install a solar system on the Denver International Airport (DIA)!

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Casey Cole – VP of Production

Hobbies: Parenting, Family Time, Hiking, Snowboarding, Fishing, Skateboarding, Art Gallery Openings, Gardening, Golf

Casey is a Denver native and grew up in the Castle Rock, Colorado area. He graduated from Fort Lewis College in 2009 with a BA in Anthropology and in 2014, he graduated from the University of Colorado in Denver with a Master’s degree in Anthropology. His studies of ecological anthropology made him realize that installing Photovoltaic solar is a clear way to mitigate climate change at the local level for this culture. With this new passion, he began working with ARE Solar since 2010 in a variety of jobs learning all aspects of the business and is now the VP of Production.

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Clay Cole – Project Manager

Hobbies: Snowboarding, Fishing, Biking, Golf

Transforming a customer’s home into a Solar-Powered Sanctuary is truly fulfilling for Clay. He grew up in Colorado and graduated from Battle Mountain High School in Vail. He went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communications from Metropolitan State University of Denver. Clay’s passion for the outdoors, love for nature, and desire to create with his hands led him to a career in solar renewable energy. He has worked with ARE Solar since 2015, beginning as a Basic Installer, then working his way up to Crew Lead, and is now a Part Owner and Project Manager. Teaching co-workers the ins and outs of solar installation and doing his part to offset emissions through green energy are the things Clay loves most about this rewarding career.
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