2012 Mary Haberle, Solar4 Leesburg

Solar4, Leesburg, LLC began operations on March 17, 2010 with four partners.  Today, though the specific partners have changed as the company has grown, Solar4Leesburg has four strong and engaged partners actively contributing to the company, plus 1 sales associate and 1 intern.  The company reported sales for CY 2011 of $130,000.

Solar 4, Leesburg has become a leader in Loudoun County for sustainable energy and government involvement.  In February, at the invitation of Solar4, Leesburg, Virginia Secretary of Technology Jim Duffey and Assistant Secretary Cameron Kilberg toured Mason Enterprise Center-Leesburg and paid on-site visits to two of Solar4, Leesburg’s solar energy clients, North Gate Winery and Endless Summer Harvest in Purcellville.

Loudoun SBDC staff and volunteer counselors have had a strong relationship with Solar4, Leesburg and provided the following services:  one-on-one and peer-to-peer counseling, business plan review and development, strategic planning, financial counseling and introduction to local community leaders.   The partners have been extremely generous in publicly supporting Loudoun SBDC and the services provided by the Center.

Solar4, Leesburg has placed for two years in Loudoun SBDC’s Business Plan Competition, which has given them additional exposure to community leaders and press coverage.

URL:http://www.solar4leesburg.com/