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Leadership Team

Boaz Soifer

Boaz Soifer

Chief Executive Officer

Boaz joined BayWa r.e. in 2010 after years as a designer, installer, distributor, manufacturer, inventor, and manager in a wide variety of renewable energy endeavors. After working at PV distributor and pump manufacturer Dankoff Solar, Boaz founded and managed Cedar Mountain Solar, a nationally regarded solar heating installation company, and SolarLogic, a creator of heating system design and control products. Boaz also managed design and engineering of a biomass-fired district energy system for the City of Santa Fe. Boaz served on the board of the Santa Fe Independent Business Alliance and as Vice President of the NM Renewable Energy Industries Association, and on various state and city renewable energy task forces. Boaz studied music theory at Bard College at Simon’s Rock, is a lifelong student of psychology and philosophy, and enjoys off-grid living, dog-training, and tai chi. Boaz also writes and podcasts for Solar r.e.view, BayWa r.e. Solar Systems' online magazine for solar contractors.

Jodi White

Jodi White

Chief Financial Officer

Jodi began working in the solar industry as Finance Manager for Dankoff Solar in 2003 after obtaining her Masters in accounting from University of New Mexico. She was pleasantly surprised to find herself working in an industry with many people who shared her passion for environmental and energy concerns. Jodi was part of the start-up group at Focused Energy in March of 2008 and saw it through acquisition by BayWa r.e. in 2010. She is proud to be part of a fantastic team that is truly dedicated to serving customers. Jodi also has an undergraduate degree in Geology from The Colorado College, where she developed a passion for hiking, backpacking, and beautiful rocks. She now enjoys spending time with her family playing soccer, hiking, baking, and gardening, and rides her bike to work every day.

David Dunlap

David Dunlap

Vice President of Operations

David joined BayWa r.e. in 2016, after 16 years in residential construction management, including green building technologies and renewable energy systems. His early solar PV design training came through Solar Energy International in CO in 2004, and he never stopped advocating for renewables and water conservation throughout his building career. He also worked for Honeywell Building Solutions developing energy retrofit project solutions in the public sector using Performance Contracting as the primary financial vehicle. David graduated with a degree in Anthropology from Pomona College. He enjoys hiking with his wife and dogs in the New Mexico mountains and also making ceramics in his home studio.

Keith Ostwald

Keith Ostwald

Vice President of Sales

Keith joined BayWa r.e. in 2012 after more than 15 years in renewable construction and related industries, spanning sales, marketing, and leadership positions. His emphasis and experience in installation, distribution, and manufacturing processes comes from a deep career deploying a variety of technologies across residential and commercial markets, from building automation systems to renewable energy to recycled countertops. When not helping to make the world more resilient and sustainable with renewable energy, Keith pursues the same mission in his community as Scoutmaster for a great group of boys and girls in beautiful upstate New York. Keith graduated from American University in Washington, D.C. with a degree in International Studies.

Amanda Hamilton

Amanda Hamilton

Vice President of Organizational Performance

Amanda joined BayWa r.e. in 2012 as a Customer Support and Logistics rep. Through that work, she developed a passion for process design, continuous improvement, and figuring out how to work smarter. She is excited every day to tackle tough business challenges in the company of the intelligent, enthusiastic people of BayWa r.e. Outside of work, Amanda enjoys cruising around on bikes with her husband while enjoying the mountain vistas and microbrew scene in Bend, OR.