Who We Are

Who We Are

We’re a Certified B Corporation and Public Benefit Corporation

Amicus and many of our Member companies are Certified B Corporations. “B Corps” are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit entity B Lab as meeting rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. B Corps are leading a global movement of people using business as a force for good.

Learn more about B Corps here and visit our profile here. Amicus is proud to have been recognized by B Lab as “Best for the World” in the governance category in 2017 and 2018 placing our cooperative in the top 10% globally for our innovative governance structure.

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Our Ownership Structure

Amicus Solar is a 100% member-owned cooperative. Each member is an equal co-owner and we observe the 7 Cooperative Principles:

 

  • Voluntary and Open Membership
  • Democratic Member Control
  • Members’ Economic Participation
  • Autonomy and Independence
  • Education, Training, and Information
  • Cooperation among Cooperatives
  • Concern for Community

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Our Core Values

Respect
We operate under a foundation of respect for all stakeholders (our members, employees, customers, suppliers, local communities and the environment).

Fairness
All stakeholders are treated with fairness. No stakeholder receives special treatment over any other.

Collaboration
We openly collaborate and share knowledge to help each other build stronger companies so we can all serve our customers better and grow our positive impact.

Transparency
We practice open book management and always welcome our members to participate in our decision making.

Empathy
We seek to understand the perspectives and experiences of each other.

Inclusion
We value all individuals and perspectives.

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Our Staff

Ruby Quintana

Director of Purchasing

Myrian Apatiga

Purchasing Analyst

Rob Meyers

Director of Member Engagement

Stephen Irvin

President/CEO

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Our Board of Directors

Maria Kingery

Southern Energy Management

Sonia Behn

Aegis Renewable Energy

Ben Mayer

SunBug Solar

Chris Koczaja

LightWave Solar

Kevin Koch

Technicians for Sustainability

Kevin Schulte

GreenSpark Solar

Lyle Rawlings

Advanced Solar Products

Our Mission

Our mission is to support values-driven, independently-owned solar energy companies working to create a market solution to climate change.