CalCom Energy announced that Chief Executive Officer, Fred Ketcho, has joined the Board of Directors of this solar developer, EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction), and energy services company.
“Fred joined the company as CEO five months ago, and has done extremely well for us,” commented Glenn Bland, founder and member of the Board of Directors of CalCom Energy. “He has quickly built excellent working relationships with employees, customers, and partners, and is already having a significant positive impact on our people and on our business.”
Mr. Ketcho said, “It’s an honor to become a member of the Board of Directors of CalCom. I look forward to serving my colleagues in this additional capacity, working with the other Directors to oversee not only operating performance but also longer-range strategy and the development of our people.”
Mr. Ketcho has over 30 years of business experience in the construction, building systems, and technology industries, with a track record of consistently delivering improved results. He has a strong national and international reputation for excellence in strategic thinking, superior execution, and team building, with an intense focus on delivering a superior customer experience.
His career includes hands-on and leadership positions in sales, operations, and executive management, with a strong interest in energy efficiency and renewable building technologies, at world-renowned companies including Hughes Aircraft and Honeywell. His entrepreneurial experience includes successful roles as the President or Chief Executive Officer at high-performing companies including Datacard Group, VITA and Allied Modular Building Systems.
Mr. Ketcho earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering at Lehigh University, and an M.S. in Manufacturing Engineering at UCLA.
About CalCom Energy
CalCom Energy (California Commercial Solar, Inc.) is a solar developer, EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction), and energy services company based in Fresno, California, serving agriculture and water customers throughout California’s Central Valley. The company engineers, builds, and services solar and energy storage projects that offset rising electricity costs while helping customers reduce operational costs, improve their bottom line, and to farm more sustainably. CalCom has developed, constructed and serviced 100+MW (megawatts) of solar installations to date, including some of the largest agricultural solar farms in the Western US, for hundreds of satisfied customers. As an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan), the company is 100% employee owned and operated. CalCom has twice been named to the Inc. 500 list as one of the fast-growing privately held companies in the United States.