Sandbank previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Association.
NEW YORK--OnForce Solar, a leading provider of solar electric systems, announced today that its President, David Sandbank, has been elected Vice President of the New York Solar Energy Industries Association (NYSEIA), the only statewide non-profit membership and trade association dedicated solely to advancing the solar energy industry in New York State. Sandbank previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Association.
"We congratulate David on his election to Vice President of NYSEIA," stated Charles Feit, CEO of OnForce Solar. "I am pleased to take this opportunity to also announce that David has been named Director of Government Affairs and Policy for OnForce Solar concurrently with this election."
Sandbank, President of OnForce Solar, has played an integral part in the company's success in becoming one of the fastest growing, vertically integrated, turnkey solar providers in the industry. Since joining the company in 2008 as its first employee, David has helped build a staff of over 50 employees and oversees the company's operations, marketing, design, and installation teams. He was responsible for implementing a successful installer training program for underprivileged inner-city individuals, partnering with the Chase Bank and The Consortium for Worker Education. David led the company's efforts in launching the residential division and forged a relationship with Sunrun to help fortify the company's sales to $30 million annually. He is a key member of the New York City Solar Round Table helping to drive policy and furthering the proliferation of solar within the five boroughs.
"I am very excited to be a part of such a great organization and have the opportunity to work alongside some of the most knowledgeable solar professions in the industry," stated Sandbank. "There is tremendous potential to grow and expand solar in New York, especially given the support that we have received through Governor Cuomo's solar initiatives and NYSERDA's funding programs."
About OnForce Solar
OnForce Solar is a rapidly growing, vertically integrated, turnkey solar provider that owns and installs solar photovoltaic energy systems for residential, commercial and utility scale projects. Headquartered in the Bronx, New York, the company has regional offices in Fort Lee, NJ, Stamford, CT and Framingham, MA. For additional information, please visit www.onforcesolar.com.