Who We Are
Landfill Solar strives to set a new standard in the solar industry. Our team is passionate about sustainability and providing low-cost, advantageous PV installations. We want solar power to be more accessible and attainable than ever before.
Landfill Solar is a full-service company dedicated to fulfilling the promise of solar energy for residential, commercial, and municipal installations. We deliver efficient, economical, and eco-friendly solutions that help make solar power more accessible and attainable than ever before. We strive to set new industry standards and challenge the status quo through an adaptable and sustainable approach that minimizes any impact on the environment. We recognize that renewable solar energy resources are essential to a brighter future, and our dedicated team is committed to providing the most effective way to deliver these resources.
Executive Management Team
Mark Pelletier: Founder and Chairman
Mark Pelletier is a US Marine Corps veteran with a service-connected disabled status whose experience has instilled in him his strong desire to be a motivated, hands-on leader and dedicated mentor. He founded Anar Solar (Landfill Solar’s parent company) in 2012 after a successful 30 year career in construction and general contracting supporting the design and installation of large solar projects managed by market-leading solar development companies. This experience inspired him to find easier, simpler ways to install solar racking systems that meet his demanding criteria for both user and eco-friendliness. His extensive background has positioned him to be a strong entrepreneur and industry leader able to sell his vision for the business.
Scott Cavanagh: Vice President, Marketing Operations
Scott Cavanagh earned his MBA degree in International Business from Southern New Hampshire University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, and also holds a BS degree in Music Production and Engineering from Boston’s prestigious Berklee College of Music. Scott has over 25 years of experience in new product development and strategic marketing. He has worked in the software industry, launched a line of high-throughput optical optical RAID servers, and has established successful international distribution channels. Scott also specializes in operations and project management, and is a member of PMI (The Project Management Institute) and holds a Green Belt in “Six Sigma” lean process methodology.
Jim Mandry: Vice President, Engineering
Jim Mandry holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from MIT. He has over 30 years of experience developing and designing leading-edge products and systems in the industrial electronics and consumer space. He excels at systems engineering and simplifying what would normally be complex tasks and issues. Jim has solid engineering and organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills, and successful supervisory, co-worker, customer, and supplier relationships. He has the ability to work at a high level yet also ensure the smallest details at the lowest levels of the design are correct as well. Jim is named on over 20 patents and continues to generate unique patentable ideas today. He has significant business savvy and was the co-founder of five companies; one of which was sold for $21 million.
Richard Winward: Vice President, Logistics
Richard Winward has been an entrepreneur since 1979, and started his career running the Matco mobile tool supply business for 10 years, eventually becoming the District Sales Manager. In 1989, he bought a wholesale retail candy company located in Salem, NH and purchased directly from manufacturers and importers throughout the USA. He later sold that business and has been operating his own real estate management company since 2002. He also worked in commercial truck and auto sales until joining the Landfill Solar management team in 2019.
Paul Pelletier: Vice President, Field Services
Paul Pelletier joined Landfill Solar in 2017 as a member of the leadership team. Paul designs solar field installations on landfills and performs estimated power generation calculations on those designs. He has more than 30 years of experience in semiconductor processing equipment installations, and facility support systems maintenance such as HVAC, high-purity process gas and water systems. He has also worked in Facilities management in both the corporate and higher-education worlds where we managed equipment installations, facility permitting, maintenance and repairs, renovations and improvements, confirming safety protocols, and performing safety inspections.
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