Meet Our Leadership Team

Adam Farrell - IGS Owner & CEO

Adam Farrell


Adam is currently the CEO of IGS, and is involved in strategic planning consulting for SunMaxx and Silicon Solar. He founded Silicon Solar in 1999, with a solar thermal manufacturing company, SunMaxx Solar in 2006. Adam graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Business Management. Today he continues to look forward in the energy industry with IGS where he aims to achieve over 150MW of installed solar and energy efficiency related technologies by 2016.

No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.
- Andrew Carnegie


Brian Mongeon - IGS Partner

Brian Mongeon


Brian graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Applied Economics and Management. He spent four years at JP Morgan working in their Securitized Products group and an additional four on the buy side trading credit indices. Brian was recently involved in developing the structure for solar thermal financing.

The leader has to be practical and a realist yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.
- Eric Hoffer


Adam Sansiveri - Partner

Adam Sansiveri


Adam is a Principal at a multi-billion dollar wealth management firm, and has previously worked in business development, non-profits, and as a classically-trained opera singer. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Cornell University, and an MBA from Fordham University. He advises IGS on project financing.

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love.
- Rumi


Greg Schmidt - Director of Finance

Greg Schmidt

Director of Finance

Greg has spent his entire career in the Securitized Products group at a top 3 multinational investment bank. For the past 5 years, he has traded and managed a billion dollar residential mortgage portfolio. Greg graduated summa cum laude from the University at Albany with a degree in Finance. He is looking forward to bringing the right mix of debt and equity to expand the breadth of IGS' solutions

Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others.
- John Maxwell


Matt Farrell - IGS Project Manager

Matt Farrell

Project Manager

Matt has been working with IGS since the very beginning, and has been in the solar industry for more than 15 years. He is a graduate of Cornell University with a degree in Industrial Labor Relations (ILR) and currently spends his days managing IGS's logistics and on-site installations.

Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish.
- Sam Walton


Paul Chang - IGS Project Manager

Paul Chang

Project Manager

Paul is a licensed General Contractor providing custom, remodeling, and home design recommendations to home owners and business in the Central Valley for the last 15 years. He was instrumental in the completion of multiple Woodard Homes developments in the Porterville area. His last assignment was working with a non-profit healthcare provider “Family Healthcare Network” to ensure multiple facilities run at maximum efficiency. Paul bring local area ordinance knowledge as well as California building code regulations. Paul looks forward to overseeing the California operation for IGS to build a cleaner and greener community.

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
- James Crook


Edward Gunn - VP of Sales

Edward Gunn

VP of Sales

Ed has been with IGS since the very beginning and is affectionately know as 'Mr. Clean' to the IGS team and the customers he works with. Ed spends his days helping IGS customers and working to train the IGS sales team and streamline and improve the internal IGS sales training programs.

A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.
- John Maxwell


Aneek Syndhr - IGS Document & Compliance Manager

Aneek Syndhr

Document & Compliance Manager

Aneek joined IGS in 2014 to build and implement a department dedicated to document control and compliance. He received his ACCA and Bachelors of Science (with Honours) from Oxford Brookes University (UK). He spends his days streamlining the back end of IGS's project document management and ensuring that every project's paperwork, applications and agreements are in order and meet all compliance requirements.

Lead and inspire people. Don't try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be lead.
- Ross Perot


Matt Brown - IGS Marketing Manager

Matt Brown

Marketing Manager

Matt has been with IGS since the very beginning and started in the solar industry in 2006 after 9 years in retail management. He studied History and English at SUNY Albany and Commercial Photography at NYIP. He spends his days working on the online and print marketing materials for IGS and assisting in streamlining the training program for new IGS sales team members.

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
- General George Patton


Matt Velez - IGS Business Development

Matt Velez

Business Development

Matt joined IGS in December 2015. After graduating from Northwestern University with an Economics degree and minors in Spanish and Chinese, he spent three years in Operations at D. E. Shaw & Company. He looks forward to leveraging his experience in finance to help IGS expand its business and product offering.

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


Rona E. Banai, PhD - Business Development Engineer

Rona E. Banai, PhD

Business Development Engineer

Rona has been working towards a career in renewable energy for over 10 years. She is a Cornell graduate with a BS in Chemical Engineering, and has a PhD In Materials Science and Engineering from Penn State. Rona brings her expertise to IGS to make materials procurement, manufacturing, system design, and installation streamlined, efficient, and effective.

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
- Henry Ford


Raquel B - Customer Relations Manager

Raquel Balaba

Customer Relations Manager

Raquel facilitates interactions with our customers, and addresses and resolves any concerns or issues that may arise. She attended Mindanao State University in Marawi City, Philippines, and worked in Quality Control, Sales, and customer support before joining the IGS team.

Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
- Lou Holtz


Witold W - Engineering Manager

Witold Wrobel

Engineering Manager

Witold is the head engineer responsible for complete solar system engineering. He obtained a Ph.D. in Energy Engineering from AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Poland before working for GE, and has 10 years of experience in industrial process & energy engineering.

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
- Albert Einstein


Help Us Grow Our Solar Community

Our referral program is very simple. We believe that together, You and IGS can build a cleaner, greener community. When you refer your friends and family to IGS, you give them the opportunity to go solar just like you…and we give you some cold hard cash as a thank you.

The more people you refer, the more money you can make…and the bigger our solar community will grow!

How Much Can You Make?
  • Referred leads must be a home or business owner
  • You will be paid $150 / residential lead that purchases a solar power system
  • You will be paid $350 / commercial lead that purchases a solar power system
IGS Solar Referral Program

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