Chris Baumgartner

Manager, Business Development

Chris Baumgartner is a member of the Sol Customer Solutions team as a Business Development Manager. Mr. Baumgartner manages client projects throughout the country, with a particular focus on the Mid-Atlantic region. Previously, Mr. Baumgartner was a Regional Energy Manager with Tesla and SolarCity. He was responsible for managing residential solar, storage, and EV charging throughout DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

Prior to entering the renewable industry, Mr. Baumgartner worked in various industries within the scope of sustainability and a focus on consumer engagement. Examples include: Office of Sustainability for George Mason University, sustainable touring initiatives for the music industry and operations and cause-marketing in the organic & natural food industry. Past clients include: CLIF Bar, Jack Johnson, Dave Matthews Band, MOM’s Organic Market, StonyField, LiveNation, and The Environmental Protection Agency. Mr. Baumgartner also serves on the Board of EcoAction Arlington, an Environmental Non-Profit based in Arlington, Virginia.

Mr. Baumgartner is a graduate of James Madison University with a degree in Integrated Science and Technology.