Alex Farkes is the Director of Project Development for the Midwest and is based out of Borrego Solar’s Chicago office. Alex’s primary focus is on leading the activities of the Midwest project development team and determining strategic initiatives for where to develop, build and finance distributed and small utility-scale solar photovoltaic facilities. Prior to joining the Borrego Solar team in October of 2016, Alex developed utility-scale feed-in-tariff and behind the meter rooftop projects in Southeast Asia. Primarily within the 500-miles radius of Manila in the Philippines and also in Japan and Hong Kong. Alex earned his undergraduate degree in Management with a concentration in Entrepreneurship from the Pennsylvania State University and his MBA from Bentley University.