Meet the Team

Operations Manager - Steve Anderson

Steve served in the United States Air Force completing 20 yrs of honorable service with the 349th reserve wing at Travis AFB. Since 2000, Steve has been a key figure in the development of the solar industry in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has successfully designed & installed over 400 solar systems. Steve’s completed projects have been featured in Newsweek, USA today and Sunset magazine. When not hard at work Steve enjoys coaching his daughter‘s youth Basketball team, golfing, and biking.

Chief Operating Officer - Brian Archbold

Brian was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. Brian has been involved in the electrical industry since 1980 and previous experience includes 10 years at Foley Electric Inc., and sole ownership of an electrical contracting company, Archbold Electric, since 1990. In 2000, after ten years of successful residential and commercial electrical installations, Brian saw a need to expand his company’s capabilities and started installing solar systems on residences for some of his existing clients. He was awarded his first commercial job and successfully installed a 30kW design build system in 2001. Since 2000, Brian has been involved in over 150 completed solar projects throughout the bay area, as well as servicing his repeat customers in his electrical contracting business. Brian currently holds a C-10 electrical license. When not hard at work Brian enjoys spending time with his family, riding bicycles, skiing and shooting photography.

President - David Flaherty

David moved to the Bay Area in 1999 from Orange County, CA. He received a BS in Communications from The University of the Pacific in 2008. After receiving his diploma, David began working for DRI Companies, a nationally recognized roofing and solar construction firm, as a Project Estimator. In mid 2008, David was promoted to Chief Energy Estimator for DRI Energy. David was responsible for estimating the construction labor and material costs of commercial and utility scale solar projects ranging from 250 kilowatts to 20 megawatts. While at DRI Energy, David successfully estimated and constructed over 12 megawatts of Photovoltaic solar projects in the western United States, totaling over $40 million in revenue. David specializes in value engineering solar projects and has effectively innovated and invented process patents for several industry leading panel manufacturers. In early 2011, David assisted in the creation of Flaherty Brothers Construction, Inc. and Green Arch Solar, Inc. When not hard at work David enjoys playing music, inventing, riding bikes and playing softball.

CEO - Kevin Flaherty

Kevin moved to the Bay Area in 1999 from Orange County, CA. He graduated from Chapman University, in 2004, with a BS in Business Administration and an Emphasis in Entrepreneurship. In 2004, he started Verizon Funding, a residential mortgage brokerage, with his brother Joe and another partner from the banking industry. After Verizon Funding was up and running, Kevin focused his attention to real estate development. In 2005, he started working at W. L. Butler Construction, Inc., a $250MM/yr commercial General Contractor, as a Project Engineer. After the successful completion of a number of retail, office, and industrial ground up and TI's, Kevin worked on obtaining entitlements and did transactional research for the Principle's $100MM commercial real estate portfolio. In 2008, Kevin obtained his real estate license and helped start, along with the Principles of W. L. Butler Construction, Inc, Sequoia Realty Services, a full service real estate brokerage focusing on commercial real estate leasing and sales in South San Mateo County. During his tenure at Sequoia, Kevin coordinated all of the commercial real estate transactions within the company, totaling $19MM in 18 months. He also purchased foreclosed properties on behalf of the owners and helped facilitate the formation of the company structure, forms and policies. In 2010, he obtained his Real Estate Broker's license.

In 2011, Kevin formed a team of companies focusing on synergistic voids in the construction and real estate markets. These companies; Flaherty Brothers Construction, Inc., Flaherty Real Estate, Inc., F&W Roofing, Inc. and Green Arch Solar, Inc. provide clients with a single source for any and all needs related to your building or site while operating as independent companies with company specific management teams. Kevin handles the overall management and strategic focus for the companies. When not hard at work, Kevin enjoys spending time with his wife Shasta and daughter Peyton. He also enjoys golfing, the mountains, watching sports and reading.

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