Our Team

Brent Alderfer, CEO Community Energy

R. Brent Alderfer

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Brent Alderfer is CEO and Founder of the Company, and is responsible for overall strategic direction, executive management and operations. Alderfer also directs corporate capital,…

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Brent Beerley, Community Energy

Brent Beerley


Brent Beerley is President of Community Energy.  He oversees project development, project finance/M&A, construction management and the marketing efforts for the Company.  Brent has 20…

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Eric Blank, Community Energy

Eric Blank

Founder and Director

Eric Blank is Founder and Board Director of Community Energy.  Eric led the Company’s solar development efforts from 2010 to 2018. Before entering the solar…

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Emily Burks

General Counsel

Emily is a senior renewable energy development attorney with proven business judgment, based on more than 8 years of high-profile solar project development achievement at…

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Jay Carlis

Executive Vice President

Jay Carlis co-manages solar project and business development for Community Energy Solar in the Eastern US with a focus on origination. He led the execution…

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Molly Arbes

Corporate Controller and Treasurer

Molly Arbes, Corporate Controller and Treasurer, joined Community Energy, Inc. in November 2002. Prior to joining CEI, Molly was the Director of Finance for the…

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