At Michigan Solar, You’ll Work With a Hands-On an Experienced, Knowledgeable & Hardworking Team
Mark Hagerty – President, Licensed Builder
Mark Hagerty has over thirty-five years of management, marketing, and sales engineering experience. This includes working his way through the ranks of Autoworks, eventually being responsible for 46 stores throughout the US. At NGK Spark Plug USA, he became the National Marketing Manager. With National Time & Signal Corp., as a senior engineer, Mark worked with Architects, Electrical Engineers, Construction Managers, General Contractors, Electrical Contractors and building owners. He earned the title of NICET III Level Certified Fire Alarm Design Engineer.
Utilizing his construction experience and relationships gained during his nine years at National Time & Signal, Mark started Michigan Solar Solutions, LLC in December of 2007. Renewable energy has been a passion of Mark’s for many years. In eleven years, Mark has driven Michigan Solar Solutions to become the market leader in solar electric design, procurement and installation in the state of Michigan. Mark looks forward to many years of supplying renewable energy and jobs to a world that needs both.
Christina Hagerty – Business Manager, Licensed Builder
Christina has been with Michigan Solar Solutions since 2014. Her responsibilities include heading the MSS Human Resource and Accounting departments, although she is often called upon to function in many other capacities. Her background includes being a paralegal and office manager. She is also a notary and a proud mother of a four year old.
Jerry Sciborek – Business Development Manager
Jerry has been with Michigan Solar Solutions since 2016. His background in business has enabled him to assist our organization in business development, sales, expand the installation department, develop company infrastructure, recruit and implement a safety program.
Jerry’s experience includes SASS and Business Management Software Sales, Trucking and Logistics Management, and Business Ownership. He enjoys and has experienced success in building small businesses in several different vertical markets.
Randy Arnold - Sr. Sales Consultant
Randy has been with MSS since its inception in 2007. He developed and maintains the proprietary process and software for providing customer with a 98% accurate solar value analysis. Randy is a key member of the sales leadership team, providing our sales staff with valuable insights on solar array design, salesmanship and professional standards. Randy is a United States Marine War Veteran.
Mike Miller - Project Manager / Company Safety Officer
Mike brings over 20 years of experience in civil/environmental consulting as well as the solar industry. He holds a BS in Geological Engineering, MS in Civil Engineering, is NABCEP solar PV installer certified, has a certified energy and environmental manager certificate, LEED AP, and has a Professional Engineers license (environmental) in Michigan. His solar industry experience includes tech support for Fronius (an solar inverter manufacturer,) creation of company workflows, training/managing staff, performing quality reviews of thousands of solar permits and the development and management of site safety programs.
Jacob Lucia – Electrical Engineer
Jacob is the MSS Off-Grid and battery specialist. Jacob has a degree in electrical engineering and has years of experience in putting together of-grid and battery system in the U.S., Central America and Africa. He has developed tools that make system design painless and precise so that homeowners can count on their systems to perform!
Dale VanHoose – Master Electrician
Dale began his career as an electrician in 1980, at Central Michigan University. He retired from CMU as a Master Electrician after 30 years and became an independent electrical contractor as the owner and operator of VanHoose Electric.
Dale's experience includes working with low voltage systems as well as system up to 12,400V AC in commercial facilities. He began subcontracting electrical work for Michigan Solar Solutions (MSS) in 2016 and was hired as their full time Master Electrician in 2018. He currently oversees all facets of the electrical operations for MSS.
Karl Hercula – NABCEP Certified, Field Services Supervisor
Karl brought 15 years of roofing experience to MSS when he started as a technician. His experience includes installations on commercial and residential applications. Additionally, he has experience in all phases of construction, to include electrical, and can operate almost any piece of heavy machinery. Karl has an Associates Degree and is working toward his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering. When we aren’t running him to death, Karl enjoys creating copper art and jet skiing.
Troy Bracke – Operations
Troy started as a sales person and has helped to develop the MSS Operations Department to include marketing, sales, service, training, quality control and work flow. He is an Air Force Veteran with a diverse background to include information technology, telecommunications, management, natural gas, electronic repair and over 20 years in sales. Prior to working with Michigan Solar Solutions, he was a manufacturer’s rep for a solar racking company. He has an associates degree with an emphasis on electronics and IT.
Dawn Wright – Permitting and Materials
Dawn is a key member of our Project Management Team, in charge of permitting and equipment procurement. She is considered our Go To person in the office.
Dawn brings over 18 years of medical office reception and secretarial experience. She has developed inventory systems, coordinated scheduling and guided several operations through software upgrades at the enterprise level. She is a graduate from Central Michigan University.
John Jevahirian – Commercial Sales Manager
John has been with Michigan Solar Solutions since the Spring of 2018. He graduated from Xavier University in ’17 with a degree in Sustainability; Economics and Management and a Minor in Environmental Studies. John represents MSS as a professional stakeholder in the Detroit 2030 District and as a member of the Detroit Green Task Force. When not on the clock he enjoys harnessing the wind by kiteboarding, giving snowboard lessons and fishing.
Ray Myers – Senior Sales Consultant
Ray Myers leads the MSS sales efforts in the Central-East portion of the state. He has over ten years of sales experience primarily from the telecommunications technology industry. He enjoys helping MSS and our customers with creative solutions, and out of the box thinking. Ray is currently completing his FAA remote pilot certificate enabling MSS to deploy advanced drone technology to better service our customers. He has been a key member of the sales financial training program and works with the MSS Marketing Team. Outside of work, Ray is a world- renowned pinata fighter with an impressive record of 23 and 3, with 17 TKO's, and is constantly striving to help bring balance to the force.
John Dolza - Field Service Manager
John Dolza, born and raised in Southeast Michigan. Been in construction since graduating from college, spent many years working up from labor to supervision, before going into project management. Started doing solar in Massachusetts in 2016, bring a wide range of experience in construction and solar to the table.