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Director/VP, Capital Markets

Palmetto Clean Technology

Palmetto Clean Technology

United States
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
Company Description

Recognized by Forbes as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, Palmetto believes that choosing to source clean energy from renewable resources like solar power should be a right, not a privilege. As such, we connect homeowners with renewable energy options such as solar power and energy storage systems. Through our marketplace business model, we empower solar sales professionals and solar installation companies with access to our proprietary design platform, financing, customer management system, logistics, and project management. Our #1 focus is a phenomenal experience for our customers and partners, evidenced in our industry-leading Net Promoter Score.

Our employees are our most valuable resource. Palmetto has a promote-from-within culture for talent development. We offer excellent benefits such as unlimited vacation/PTO, medical, dental, and vision coverage, parental leave, and retirement plans.

Department Description

Palmetto Finance is a branch of Palmetto focused on the democratization of the renewable energy industry. We provide homeowners with financial products to benefit from solar power, home efficiency products, and energy storage systems. We empower solar sales professionals and solar installation companies with access to our proprietary platform, financing, custo

Summary Of Role

Reporting to the Chief Capital Markets, Chief Business Officer, and Head of Palmetto Finance, the Director / VP will be responsible for leading capital markets activities spanning across capital raising and execution, which includes managing key banking and tax equity relationships, as well as overseeing the modeling work to support the advancement of the opportunities. The Director / VP and their team will negotiate with banks and other financiers for all asset-related capital transactions for Palmetto. The role will be a key member of the LightReach leadership team and help develop the in-house capital markets expertise and awareness across the organization.

Strategic & Tactical

  • Lead the execution of tax equity, debt, and equity funding processes with external stakeholders
  • Oversee the development and execution of Excel financial models to support Tax Equity and Debt capital funding
  • Execute tax equity and debt financing transactions including negotiations with counterparties, document review, and related due diligence
  • Oversee reporting associated with Palmetto Finance to key financial stakeholders
  • Collaborate with Corporate Finance, Treasury, Asset Management, and Accounting to ensure partnership and transparency on all things Palmetto Finance
  • Develop and nurture strong relationships with key banks and external partners
  • Is highly attuned to customer needs and requirements, and can anticipate their needs, and provide tailored solutions to meet their objectives
  • Develop junior capital markets team members


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or related field; master’s or MBA a plus
  • 8-10+ years of experience in banking or capital markets; solar industry experience preferred
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills with deep understanding of the macroeconomic landscape
  • Deep experience in financial modeling and negotiating and structuring complex deals
  • Proven track record of working on complex financial transactions, collaborating closely with internal teams (Finance/Accounting, Legal etc)
  • Highly motivated and able to thrive in a fast-paced customer-centric environment where priorities may change quickly
  • Collaborates seamlessly with internal teams in Finance & Accounting, Technology etc.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience presenting and influencing decision making at the senior leadership level

Equal Employment Opportunity

Palmetto embraces diversity and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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