Chief Executive Officer
Mary is chief executive officer of Sunrun (Nasdaq: RUN), the nation’s leading home solar, battery storage, and energy services company. In 2018, Mary joined Sunrun’s Board of Directors, where she continues to serve as a member of the board. From 2008-2019, Mary served as the president and chief executive officer of Green Mountain Power Corporation (formerly NYSE: GMP), an electric services company that serves 75 percent of the State of Vermont’s residential and business customers. At GMP, Mary successfully executed strategies to drive increased customer satisfaction and growth, delivered on an ambitious energy vision to provide low-carbon, low-cost and highly reliable power to Vermonters, and positioned the company as a leading energy transformation business. Mary’s previous roles at GMP include serving as senior vice president and chief operations officer from 2001-2008, and as senior vice president of Customer and Organizational Development from 1999-2001. Mary is nationally recognized for her work disrupting the energy sector and has received numerous industry awards, including being named Utility Dive’s 2019 Executive of the Year and one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business in 2016. Prior to joining GMP in 1998, Mary held executive roles within the banking industry, and served in state government. Mary currently serves on the board of directors CGI Inc. (NYSE:GIB), a global IT and business consulting services firm, and recently served on the board of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (NYSE: HE), the largest utility in Hawaii. She has also served on the boards of a number of other privately held companies and nonprofits. Mary also previously chaired the board of Climate Change Crisis Real Impact | Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: CLII), a former special-purpose acquisition corporation that combined with EVgo Services and enabled the fast charging network for electric vehicles to become a publicly listed company. Mary enjoys spending time on her farm with her husband Mark, daughter Alex, their five dogs and a couple dozen barn animals.
Lynn is co-executive chair and co-founder of Sunrun, the nation’s largest dedicated provider of residential solar, storage and energy services in the United States. Before transitioning to her role of co-executive chair in 2021, Lynn served as Sunrun’s chief executive officer for seven years. With Sunrun co-founder Ed Fenster, Lynn invented the business model "solar-as-a-service" that unlocked consumer demand for clean, affordable energy direct from residential rooftops. Before Sunrun, Lynn worked at Summit Partners, where as one of few female venture capitalists, she completed investments with an aggregate market value of over $900 million in the financial services and technology sectors. Lynn was named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business in 2013 and Forbes’ Women to Watch in 2015. Lynn earned her BS in Science, Technology and Society and MBA from Stanford University. Lynn serves on the Board of Directors of Generate Capital and is a member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council. In her free time, Lynn brings her competitive spirit to the tennis court and nurtures her appreciation of nature with long walks. As a mom, she also loves spending time with her children and husband.
Ed co-founded Sunrun to make solar affordable for American families. He oversees capital raising and legislative and regulatory affairs. Under his leadership, Sunrun has enjoyed uninterrupted access to project finance throughout its history. Ed has worked to shape public and industry policy with the goal of building a sustainable solar industry. Before Sunrun, Ed served as Director of Corporate Development at Asurion Corporation. He also worked at The Blackstone Group, completing more than $10 billion in private equity and M&A transactions. Ed is a 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award winner with Lynn Jurich, a member of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, and serves as an Advisory Partner to Millennium Technology Value Partners. Disrupting the energy industry comes naturally to Ed - when Ed's preschool teacher asked him what his favorite thing was, he replied, "Electricity!"
Chief Financial Officer
Tom is responsible for the overall finance, accounting, and technology activities of the company and focuses on developing and executing strategies to grow Sunrun’s long-term value and competitiveness. Tom brings considerable industry experience as a leader at disruptive, mission-driven companies in the consumer energy industry including Google, Nest, and Tesla. Most recently he was a Vice President at Google after serving as Chief Business Officer of Nest from 2015 to 2018, leading the company’s go-to-market operations. Prior to that, he served as the CFO of Nest from 2013 to 2015, and was instrumental in scaling the organization and ultimate acquisition of the company by Google. Tom also previously held management roles in the finance organization at Tesla from 2008 into 2013, where he led a range of cost efficiency, growth enablement, and capital raising activities. Tom holds BS and MBA degrees, both from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Away from the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, and coaching youth basketball.
Chief Operating Officer
Chris serves as Sunrun’s Chief Operating Officer and leads sales, commercial, operations and lead generation teams, as well as the wholesale and solar mounting solutions business. Chris brings best-in-class experience in sales and operational efficiency to Sunrun with over 25 years of experience working in consumer-facing companies. Chris spent the majority of his career with Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., a leading powersports vehicle manufacturer. At BRP, he held various executive roles in strategy and marketing, was then appointed Vice President and General Manager of BRP’s International division and subsequently Vice President and General Manager of Global Sales and Consumer Experience. In this latter role, Mr. Dawson was responsible for the company’s largest division with direct operations in 21 countries and distribution in over 100 countries through more than 2,500 dealers and distributors. Mr. Dawson left BRP in 2015 to join California-based start-up Icon Aircraft as COO and thereafter was a co-founder and partner of a management consulting firm.
Jeanna oversees legal affairs at Sunrun. She joined Sunrun in March 2015, serving as Sunrun’s Head of Litigation and later Vice President and Deputy General Counsel where she managed Sunrun’s litigation matters and advised on consumer protection, compliance and employee relations. Prior to joining Sunrun, Jeanna was an attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati where she focused on all aspects of labor and employment law. Jeanna is a member of California’s Pay Equity Task Force, a diversity advocate, and a regular speaker on pay equity. She is also an advocate for marine conservation, a fiddle player and singer, and serves on the Board of the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.