Kristian took the reins of Solarponics in 2008, with a background in finance and operations. Since serving as vice president, Kristian has helped bring solar- friendly programs to the county including PACE and Solarize SLO County. Under his guidance, Solarponics has been named Top Solar Contractor in the US, four years in a row.

Kristina lives in Templeton with his wife Hillary, and enjoys spending time with their two daughters. Their home incorporates LED lighting, solar electric and solar water heating systems, for a monthly energy bill of less than $20.