Erick's interest in renewable energy began during the two years he lived and studied in China. It was there that he realized that the United States as a country MUST reinvent its approach to energy consumption, production and delivery. In early 2009, Erick entered the solar industry by working for Meridian Solar, a leading solar company in Austin, TX. In mid- 2010, Erick joined the Namasté Solar team to contribute to its exciting mission statement,Transforming Energy Transforming Business. Erick holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from UT Austin and loves to mountain bike, adventure race, play guitar, and watch Texas Longhorns Football with his wife. He is a LEED AP for New Construction, NABCEP Certified Installer, NABCEP Certified Technical Sales, and continues to contribute to the sales, design, and implementation of hundreds of kW’s of solar PV.