Chief Executive Officer, Director
Kyle Udseth founded Pineapple Energy LLC in 2020 and served as chief executive officer and on its board of managers or board of directors since its inception. Prior to founding Pineapple Energy, he served in various executive roles at leading national residential solar companies starting in 2015, such as: vice president of sales at Sungevity from August to November of 2020, senior director of marketing and customer experience at Sunnova from October of 2018 to August of 2020, and head of customer marketing at Sunrun from August of 2015 to September of 2018.
Mark D. Fandrich
Chief Financial Officer
Mark D. Fandrich was appointed chief financial officer of Pineapple Energy in March 2022. Previously, he served as chief financial officer of Communications Systems, Inc. from August 2016 to its merger with Pineapple Energy in March 2022. From July 2015 to August 2016, he served as vice president of finance of Suttle, Inc. From April 2004 to July 2015, he was corporate controller for The Bergquist Company, a global supplier of thermal interface material.
Kristin A. Hlavka
Kristin A. Hlavka was appointed corporate controller of Pineapple Energy in March 2022. Previously, she served as corporate controller of Communications Systems, Inc. May 2011 to its merger with Pineapple Energy in March 2022. From July 2008 to April 2011, she served as the assistant corporate controller of Communications Systems. Prior to July 2008, she was an auditor for Deloitte and Touche LLP.