Vice President of West Coast Operations
Mr. Brian Barker is Borrego Solar’s Vice President of West Coast Operations based out of the corporate headquarters in San Diego, California. As the VP of West Coast Operations Brian leads a team of Project Managers and Superintendents in executing a strategic construction plan for commercial-scale solar projects in the western US. Brian guides his team in establishing priorities and resource allocation with the goal of improving efficiency and the effectiveness of all construction projects. He directs, mentors and leads the Project Management team in the successful completion of all solar installation projects in his region. Brian has been in the solar industry since 2003 and has completed over 100MW of utility and commercial-scale solar throughout North American, Europe and Africa. Prior to joining Borrego Solar, Brian was a Technical Program Manager for Soitec Solar, an international concentrated photovoltaic manufacturer and developer, where he was responsible for the development, design, installation and commissioning of Soitec’s solar projects. Brian was also a Construction Manager for Michael Baker International where he provided Agency Construction Management services on public works projects including water reservoirs, pipelines, pump stations, waste water treatment facilities, roadways and utility improvements. Brian is a Certified Construction Manager through the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Science from California State University at Humboldt.