francis hodsoll

Francis Hodsoll
CEO & Co-Founder

Francis leads strategy, business development, policy, human resources, and community engagement. He works with our team to gather and analyze market intelligence to navigate a highly competitive industry. Additionally, Francis focuses on staff development to continuously improve team skills and abilities.

Francis serves as Board and Membership Chair for the VA-Renewable Energy Alliance and is the Founder and a Board Member of the South-Central Virginia Small Business Alliance. Previously, he held the following positions: Board Member and Virginia Committee Chair for the MD-DC-VA Solar Energy Industry Association, Chair of the Energy Workgroup for the Governor’s Climate Change and Resiliency Update Commission, Member of the Governor’s Energy Committee, and Founder of the Virginia Advanced Energy Industries Association.

Francis holds an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a BA in Economics from Colby College. He stays active in his community supporting local charities and youth sports.