Published on Wickedlocal.com
Woburn-based solar installer Boston Solar recently appointed Elijah Garrison as director of sales.
As director of sales, Garrison is part of Boston Solar’s leadership team and will oversee and lead the company’s dynamic team of commercial and residential solar consultants. His responsibilities include hiring, training and mentoring solar consultants, as well as pursuing business development opportunities to support the company’s growth. Boston Solar markets, designs and installs residential and commercial solar, as well as energy storage and electric vehicle chargers throughout Massachusetts.
Before joining Boston Solar, Garrison was the owner of Garrison Point Consulting LLC in Concord, New Hampshire, which was focused on helping business owners and homeowners make sound investment decisions in solar, storage and energy efficiency.
For five years previous to that, Garrison worked for ReVision Energy in Portland, Maine, and Brentwood, New Hampshire. Garrison was a top performer and rose through the ranks, starting out as solar design specialist for a year before being promoted to solar design leader. Two years later, he was promoted again to director of commercial and institutional sales and oversaw exponential growth for two years.
Throughout his career, Garrison’s focus has been on green building, renewables and energy efficiency. He has been involved with a number of groups over the years, including the American Institute of Architects New Hampshire Environmental Guild, the U.S. Green Building Council, Clean Energy New Hampshire and New Hampshire Clean Tech Council. He is a former member of the Concord Chamber of Commerce in New Hampshire.
Garrison grew up in an off-grid solar community in Vermont. He graduated summa cum laude from Southern New Hampshire University, earning a Master of Business Administration. He is North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners certified in PV technical sales and a Building Performance Institute building analyst professional.
Garrison resides in Concord, New Hampshire, with his wife, two children and dog.