Chief Executive Officer
Jon is a founding partner of Sundial. His roots in solar run deep, starting in 1969 when he soddered together small solar arrays using solar cells his dad brought home from Goddard Space Flight Center. Jon spent many years in the building and engineering trades before starting Sundial Solar Consultants in Florida in 1999. He holds a BS in Engineering Geology from the University of Maryland and is NABCEP certified in solar PV.
Director of Operations
To say Glen is motivated in the Solar Industry would be an understatement. Glen started his career in solar energy in 2012 when he literally went coast-to-coast – from New Jersey to California – to get multiple PV certifications. He begin his career at Synapse Electric in Marin County. Upon his return to Minnesota in September 2012, Glen started as a Solar Technician for Sundial. From there, he has worked his way up to his current position as Director of Operations.
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Tony Signorelli joined Sundial in 2018 as the company’s new Sales and Marketing director. He comes to Sundial after 25 years of improving the effectiveness of sales teams for Fortune 500 companies. A seasoned business man, Tony is helping the Sundial sales and marketing team bring the benefits of solar power and lighting to our clients worldwide. “It is the most compelling business proposition I have ever seen,” says Tony. He enjoys being a part of the solution at work, and he loves sailing Lake Superior any time he can get away.
Michael is the founder and principal of Kandiyo Consulting, a Minneapolis firm specializing in business development for renewable energy and sustainable development projects. In his capacity at Sundial, Michael works with municipalities and communities in the development of community solar gardens. He also currently serves as Vice Chair of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities.
Chief Financial Officer
Erwin joined Sundial Solar in 2014 as the Chief Financial Officer. He comes to us with a long career as a Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of for-profit (public and private) and non-profit organizations. Erwin holds a B.S. in Economics and Business Administration, an MBA in Finance, and a Masters in Theology.
Business Development Rep
Paul joined Sundial in 2015 determined to make a splash in solar sales. He has completed the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) Solar Training Academy and passed the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) PV Entry Level Exam. Paul has over 17 years of business-to-business sales experience as a senior account executive. He is strongly committed to integrity and customer satisfaction. Paul’s focus is on growing Sundial’s commercial, municipal, and educational accounts. In his spare time Paul enjoys wilderness vacations where there is no cell service or wifi signal.
Director of Field Operations
Tom has been installing with Sundial for six years and he now oversees all field operations. A very mechanically inclined individual, he has an uncanny knack for solving the most difficult and uncommon solar installations. His favorite part of working for Sundial is being up on the roof and making things happen.
Tom “TJ” Jandric
TJ has been part of the Team since the solar train pulled into the station several years ago. He directly oversees the construction of most major Sundial installations nationwide. TJ has valuable team and leadership experience which he developed while working many years in the film industry. He is also trained in NABCEP Technical Sales.
Ray is a retired commercial, industrial, and documentary photographer. After over forty years in the photo industry, he started with Sundial Solar in the very early years. Ray is in charge of documenting all our installations and takes care of multimedia needs. He also installs new solar arrays for our clients. Growing up in the small rural town of Albert Lea, Minnesota, he has a sense of adventure and creativity that is deeply rooted. “I love the challenge of putting together a system that will create renewable energy and help our planet’s future.
Gary has been installing with Sundial for 7 years. When he’s not installing, he enjoys tapping on his tabla, playing with his grand kids and selling jewelry. In fact, he’s had a booth at the State Fair for 26 years. When asked what he likes most about working for Sundial being up on the roof and working with his hands ranks at the very top.
Marcus wants nothing more than to make a positive change in our environment. He came to Sundial eager to learn and motivated by using renewable energy to create a more sustainable future. You can find Marcus researching new technologies, approaches and techniques to a variety of projects. He enjoys spending time outdoors exploring new landscapes with his wife and dogs.
Nate’s passion for the outdoors is what lead him to the solar industry. After years of honing skills in tackling complex problems and business goals, he felt it was time to start contributing to an industry dedicated to preserving mother earth. He’s had an array of experiences, from consumer banking research/development, digital marketing technology implementations, and co-founding a coffee roasting company based in Saint Paul.
Steve has been working with solar systems since building a solar oven in 4H in 1979. More recently he has managed construction of PV and thermal systems across MN for the past ten years. He is thrilled to be working at Sundial Energy where his commitment to the future of energy is matched by the company and co-workers.
Installer / Digital Designer
Director of Sales Operations