Michael Pope Joins Clean Power Finance as Chief Financial Officer

  Michael Pope Joins Clean Power Finance as Chief Financial Officer

    New CFO Brings Successful Track Record at Public Technology Companies

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- April 30, 2013

Clean Power Finance, the online marketplace for distributed solar financing
and provider of solar sales and design software, today announced the
appointment of Michael Pope as chief financial officer (CFO). Michael brings
deep experience managing the financial strength of fast-growing public and
private companies to Clean Power Finance.

Mike Pope, CFO, Clean Power Finance (Photo: Business Wire)

Mike Pope, CFO, Clean Power Finance (Photo: Business Wire)

“Michael has helped build great businesses for twenty years and has led the
finance organizations of many successful public companies,” said Nat Kreamer,
CEO of Clean Power Finance. “He also understands how to manage traditional
technology businesses. We are very excited for him to help build Clean Power

Before joining the company, Michael was the COO and CFO of MarketTools.com,
which was acquired by Texas Pacific Group (TPG). Prior to MarketTools.com,
Michael served as VP for the office of the CEO of BearingPoint (NYSE: BE) and
as president and COO of Network General, which was acquired by NetScout
Systems (NASDAQ: NTCT). Before that, he was president and CEO of DigitalThink
(Nasdaq: DTHK), EVP and CFO of Dionex (NASDAQ: DNEX), and a bank examiner at
the New York Federal Reserve. Michael has a BA from Stanford University and an
MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.

“CPF has all the ingredients for success,” said Michael. “It combines the
business model of a Silicon Valley tech company with the sophisticated
products and services of a finance company, and is led by a great team. I’m
excited to help take it to the next level.”

Clean Power Finance’s management team includes solar finance pioneer and
SunRun co-founderRobert “Nat” Kreamer; former IBM global sales
executiveRobert Prigge; Clean Power Finance co-founder and CPF Tools creator
Adam Marsh; former Tioga Energy executiveKristian Hanelt; residential solar
experts and Sungevity veteransKirstin Hoefer and Nick Mack; venture capital
veteran Micah Myers; Discover bank leader Steve Olszewski; and former Burnham
Energy president Greg Sellers.

About Clean Power Finance

Clean Power Finance  is driving the  mass-market adoption of residential solar
with the CPF Market™, its online business-to-business marketplace connecting
the solar industry and the capital markets, and CPF Tools™, the leading solar
sales software-as-a-service platform. Clean Power Finance provides solar
professionals, including marketers, installers, manufacturers and
distributors, with access to a variety of 100% third-party owned,
non-exclusive, white-label residential finance products and an easy-to-use
solar sales quoting and design tool. The company’s makes it easy for
institutional investors and lenders to invest in residential solar projects
that provide reliable rates of return. To learn more about how Clean Power
Finance, please visit www.cleanpowerfinance.com.

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