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Board of Directors

James Nelson
Chairman of the Board
James B. Nelson has been a director of Sunworks since October 2010, and Chief Executive Officer until April 2017. Mr. Nelson also served as Interim Chief Financial Officer from August 2012 until February 2014. Mr. Nelson is also a director of Sunworks United, a position he has held since February 1, 2014. Mr. Nelson began his executive career 30 years ago at Bain and Company, a business strategy consulting firm, where he managed a team of consultants on four continents solving CEO-level programs for global companies. Prior to joining Sunworks, he spent 20 years working in the private equity industry as both a capital partner and operating CEO to portfolio companies. Mr. Nelson was a general partner at Peterson Partners (2007-2009) and at Millennial Capital Partners (1991-2010-previously known as Invest West Capital). In addition to his responsibilities in acquisition and divestiture, Mr. Nelson worked as an executive of several portfolio companies. He served as chief executive officer of Euro-Tek Store Fixture, LLC, chairman of the board of American Retail Interiors, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Panelview Inc. and chairman of the board of Critical Power Exchange, as well as sitting on numerous boards both in and out of the private equity funds’ portfolios. Prior to his years in private equity, Mr. Nelson served as Vice President of Marketing at Banana Republic/The Gap, where he managed company-wide marketing, as well as the initial international expansion of Banana Republic. He was also general manager for Banana Republic’s catalog division. He also served as Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Development at Saga Corporation, a multi-billion dollar food service company. Mr. Nelson received his MBA from Brigham Young University, where he graduated summa cum laude and was named the Outstanding Master of Business Administration Graduate.
Charles F. Cargile
Prior to joining Sunworks as Chief Executive Officer in March 2017, Charles Cargile served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Newport Corporation from October 2000 until April 2016, when Newport was acquired by MKS Instruments. At Newport Mr. Cargile was responsible for all accounting, financial reporting, tax, treasury, investor relations and information technology functions. In addition, Mr. Cargile led Newport’s efforts in strategic planning, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to joining Newport, Mr. Cargile was Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development for York International Corporation (now a division of Johnson Controls, Inc.), a manufacturer of air conditioning and refrigeration products. He joined York in November 1998, and served in a number of executive positions, including Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, until his promotion to Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development in February 2000. Prior to joining York, Mr. Cargile was employed by Flowserve Corporation, a global company engaged in the design, manufacture, distribution and service of industrial flow management equipment, in various positions, most recently as Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from February 1995 to November 1998. Mr. Cargile is certified as a Professional Director by the American College of Corporate Directors. Mr. Cargile has his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
Abe Emard
Mr. Abe Emard is a co-founder and served as the CEO of Sunworks United Inc., a division of Sunworks, from the company’s inception in February 2011 until February 2016, when he was named Chief Operating Officer of Sunworks. He is actively engaged in the design, installation and management of solar energy solutions for commercial, agricultural and residential customers. From 2000 until co-founding Sunworks United, he worked for Emard Electric, Inc. as its Project Manager, Vice President and Business Development Officer. Mr. Emard is pursuing a construction management degree from the University of California at Davis extension program and holds the Company’s electrical C-10 License. He is a certified installer for Canadian Solar, Sharp, AE Solaron, SunPower and PV Powered.
Frank Hunt
Frank Hunt has served as a director of the Company since December 2014. Mr. Hunt is the owner of Hunt Business Consulting, a company that provides consultation to companies regarding current requirements under GAAP, where Mr. Hunt provides consulting service since 2010. Mr. Hunt has over 30 years of experience as a CPA and served as a member (partner) of HJ & Associates, LLC, a public accounting firm, from 1995 to 2010. Mr. Hunt has previously served on the board and advisory committee for both public and private companies. Currently, Mr. Hunt is serving on the advisory board for Independent Stock Market and American Gunity companies. Mr. Hunt served as the Audit Committee Chairman for Cereplast, Inc., a public company, from September 2010 until March 2014. Mr. Hunt received a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University. Mr. Hunt’s thirty years of experience in public accounting bring to the Board a broad knowledge of public finance, audit processes, and compliance expertise.
Shane Mace
Shane Mace has served as a director of the Company since October 2015. Since 2004, Mr. Mace has been a member owner of Buffalo Hump, LLC, based in Meridian, Idaho, which is engaged in real estate development and property management. In 2013, Mr. Mace became a member owner of Long Rod Equipment, LLC, also based in Meridian, Idaho, which is engaged in aircraft and construction equipment leasing. Immediately prior to his current positions, from 2002-2012, Mr. Mace was the Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Track Utilities, LLC (“Track”) in Meridian, Idaho. Track provides mission-critical electric and telecommunications infrastructure services in the Northwest and Intermountain West through its skilled labor force. Mr. Mace holds a BS degree in finance from the College of Idaho and is well versed in financial statements and analysis with more than twenty-six (26) years of experience performing accounting and financial tasks. Mr. Mace qualifies to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors because of his extensive experience as a member/owner of other businesses and his accounting and financial background.
Rhone Resch
Rhone Resch has served as a director of the Company since November 2016. Since 2004, Mr. Resch has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Solar Energy Industries Association. From 1998 until 2004, he served as the Senior Vice President of Natural Gas Supply Association, and from 1994 until 1998 he served as the Program Manager of the United State Environmental Protection Agency - Office of Air and Radiation. From 1992 until 1994 Mr. Resch served as a Senior Analyst at Project Performance Corporation. Mr. Resch received a Bachelor of Arts, English/Natural Resources from the University of Michigan, a Master of Environmental Science from State University of New York and a Master of Public Administration, Management from Syracuse University. Mr. Resch is qualified to serve as a Director because of his industry expertise and corporate leadership experience.
Brigham Tomco
Brigham Tomco has served as a director of the Company since April 2015. Since 2010, Mr. Tomco has served as the Chairman and Founder of Zylun Global, a private equity backed investment holding company, and is the Founder of its operating entities Zylun Staffing, Zylun Insights, and Emmersion Learning. Zylun Staffing is an offshore technical outsourcing firm with offices in Utah and the Philippines. Zylun Insights is a market and opinion research firm with offices in Utah and Idaho. Emmersion Learning is a language education company focused on live one-on-one teaching. In addition, Mr. Tomco sits on multiple boards including the Presidents Advancement Council at BYU-Idaho, Foundation Investment Committee at Utah Valley University, Q-Sciences, and Oxzen Media. From 2011 until 2012, he was an Adjunct Professor at Brigham Young University-Marriott School teaching Financing New Ventures. Prior to Zylun, Brigham worked at Ocean Road Advisors and Meyer Ventures, an $800+ million portfolio investing in public and private equities, hedge funds, real estate, venture capital, high-yield debt, and fixed income. He earned his JD/MBA and Accounting degrees at Brigham Young University and an AA in Management from Ricks College. Mr. Tomco’s seven years of experience as an entrepreneur, CEO and educational background brings to the Board a broad knowledge of public finance, audit processes, and compliance expertise.
John Van Slooten
John Van Slooten has served as a director of the Company since December 2014. Mr. Van Slooten is the Managing Partner of Intrepid Equity Partners since 2013. From 2007 until 2013 he served as the Managing Partner of Atlanta-based VVS Capital. Previously, Mr. Van Slooten served as a Managing Director at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Capital Markets. He has over 25 years’ experience in private equity and the capital markets. He has executed private equity investments in a variety of industries. He has worked for Standard Chartered Bank and First Interstate Bank Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and an MBA from Brigham Young University. Mr. Van Slooten’s twenty-five years of experience in management, public finance and private equity bring to the Board a broad knowledge of public company management, and investment community relationships among institutional investors, analysts, and investment bankers.
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