Jeff Ritchey is the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Clean Solar. Jeff is a San Jose native and an award winning winemaker. He owns Sensorium Wines and was a wine consultant for several wineries in the Santa Cruz and Monterey areas. Jeff holds degrees in Geology (B.S. - UCSB) and Enology (M.S. – UC Davis). He has taught solar installation classes at Metro Education.
Randy Zechman is the co-founder and misChief Executive Officer of Clean Solar. Randy is an entrepreneur who has created a number of successful businesses, including the largest chocolate fountain rental company in the country and a publishing company focused on highlighting hotels, restaurants and attractions in Silicon Valley. Randy holds a degree in Marketing and Management. His philosophy is simple: Business is business, and you don’t have to be an expert in an industry to start a business.
“With the market timing, our passion for doing something good, Randy's sales and marketing experience and my technical and construction abilities, we figured it was a natural fit." says Jeff Ritchey. Together these two successful business men and personal friends realized that they could combine their diverse talents in business and science to address what they see as the biggest problems facing our planet: global warming and the energy crisis. Clean Solar is Randy Zechman and Jeff Ritchey’s vision... and is one of the leading solar installation companies in the Bay Area.
Clean Solar Team
The Clean Solar team has a strong and customer-focused foundation. Our professionally trained service team offer competitive and cost-effective packages, combined with one-of-a-kind product and service offerings, make us the premier energy partner for meeting your residential solar power needs.
The entire Clean Solar Team works to make solar photovoltaic installations easy and affordable for customers. We want you to understand the real benefits, both financial and environmental, of becoming energy independent. To this end, we work closely with you to ensure the best fit between system and need.
Additionally, Clean Solar offers a unique money-back energy production guarantee and gives back $150 to local community charities in the name of the homeowner.