our team

When you take someone who's been passionate about solar for 40+ years and team them with a professional who builds and nurtures long-lasting relationships, you've got a company that thrives on experience and client satisfaction. VerdeSol's knowledge of the commercial solar industry is unparalleled and our partners are hand-picked. Our professional teams have been working together for quite some time and we're all just like you. We care about the environment and the future of our children so we're developing relationships with like-minded people and sharing our expertise on how solar can truly make a difference...one project at a time.

Keith Freeman


portfolio manager

Keith Freeman's expertise dates back to 1981 when he received a solar degree from Red Rocks in Denver, Colorado. Keith is now one of the most experienced professionals in the solar field. He handles the entirety of the project from design, procurement, installation, and commissioning, and is the sole source of responsibility and direct contact for all of VerdeSol's projects.


Keith has completed numerous projects around the world from Africa to the Caribbean and the entirety of the US, with notable clients such as Ted Turner, The Turner Group, The Westin Corporation, Orlando Utilities Commission, The Southern Company, and multiple others.

He is a NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional and holds a Solar Contractor's License.

In meeting Keith, you'll realize his passion for the solar industry and the expertise that decades in the field have afforded him. And in conversation, you'll perceive his love of family, travel, and music.    

Sonya Cordina


business development

Sonya has been building business relationships since graduating from Presbyterian College and beginning her career as a portrait artist. She continued that entrepreneurial spirit to launch and operate a wholesale business for 14 years focusing on strong customer relations. 


Most recently, her connections and 40-year knowledge of the Charleston area led to her success in business development with a local commercial architectural firm.

Sonya kayaks and is an avid backpacker. She section hikes the Appalachian Trail among others along the foothills of the Southeast. It's her way of experiencing our environment through the natural beauty these waters and trails afford.

Ryan Brenny

Project Manager

Ryan Brenny has over 30 years of construction management experience under his belt and it all began with his family homebuilding business. He later opened his own company in 2002 and managed the construction on one of the first mixed-use LEED Platinum projects in Atlanta.

Ryan transitioned into energy construction projects in 2009 building various multi-megawatt commercial and utility PV systems in the southeast and Colorado. His project experience includes roof mounts, ground mounts, solar canopies, and solar roadways.

Ryan is a graduate of the University of Georgia. He is IGSHPA Geo-Exchange certified and also holds an OSHA 30 certification.

He remains involved in the construction industry building new homes and performing restoration at historic Marietta Square in Atlanta. Ryan enjoys fishing, rugby, and golf.

Jake Freeman

Southeastern US Field Supervisor

With over six years of supervisory PV system installation experience, Jake performs installation oversight across the Southeast Region with strict adherence to VerdeSol's standards of excellence.


His years with the US Navy as a gas turbine systems mechanic and a renovation expert in the construction industry have instilled an eye for detail and drive to deliver the best possible product for our clients.

Jake is a talented woodworker, creating artistic and one-of-a-kind handcrafted selections. He resides with his family near Savannah.

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