Chip Hoagland is Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer at Sol Systems, partnering with the executive team to support the company’s growth, strategies, and development with a particular focus on all financial matters in collaboration with Sol Systems’ team leaders and the financial team, as well as outside capital providers.
Mr. Hoagland comes to Sol Systems with more than 25 years of corporate financial management, including 21 years at the AES Corporation, a global electric power and utility company where he was Vice President & Treasurer. During that time, he and his team supported the company’s rapid growth and raised more than $100 billion on behalf of the holding company and its various subsidiaries.
Prior to joining Sol Systems, Mr. Hoagland served as Chief Financial Officer at Venture Global LNG, where he helped commercialize and finance a startup in the capital-intensive business of developing, building and operating an LNG liquefaction and export facility. He worked with owners to obtain the initial development equity of $200 million from large institutional investors and helped with the company’s startup processes.
Mr. Hoagland began his professional business career as a Certified Public Accountant at Deloitte’s Washington, DC office where he was an Audit Manager prior to joining AES in 1993. He earned a B.S. with Distinction in Finance from George Mason University.