CHARLES F. CARGILEChief Executive Officer
Prior to joining Sunworks as Chief Executive Officer in March 2017, Charles Cargile served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Newport Corporation from October 2000 until April 2016, when Newport was acquired by MKS Instruments. At Newport Mr. Cargile was responsible for all accounting, financial reporting, tax, treasury, investor relations and information technology functions. In addition, Mr. Cargile led Newport’s efforts in strategic planning, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to joining Newport, Mr. Cargile was Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development for York International Corporation (now a division of Johnson Controls, Inc.), a manufacturer of air conditioning and refrigeration products. He joined York in November 1998, and served in a number of executive positions, including Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, until his promotion to Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development in February 2000. Prior to joining York, Mr. Cargile was employed by Flowserve Corporation, a global company engaged in the design, manufacture, distribution and service of industrial flow management equipment, in various positions, most recently as Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from February 1995 to November 1998. Mr. Cargile is certified as a Professional Director by the American College of Corporate Directors. Mr. Cargile has his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
PHIL RADMILOVICChief Financial Officer
Philip Radmilovic was appointed to serve as Sunworks Chief Financial Officer in May 2018. Mr. Radmilovic had been the Company’s Corporate Controller since June 2017. Prior to joining Sunworks, from 2013 Mr. Radmilovic was a Finance Director - Regional Controller for Oracle America Inc. where he focused on Mergers & Acquisitions and Global Business Units. Prior to joining Oracle, Mr. Radmilovic was the Corporate Accounting Manager for Daegis Inc., a publicly traded software company. He joined Daegis in 2009 and had oversight of the all accounting, financial reporting, tax, and treasury functions. Prior to Daegis, Mr. Radmilovic was an Audit Manager for Ernst & Young. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Mr. Radmilovic received his Bachelors of Science, Business Administration with a focus in Corporate Financial Management graduating Summa Cum Laude from California State University, Chico.
EMIL BEITPOLOUSPresident of Residential Solar
Mr. Emil Beitpolous, was formerly the President of Solar United Networks (dba SUNworks) since early 2011. From late 2009 until joining SUNworks, he worked for Emard Electric, Inc. as its general superintendent where he was responsible for all solar field crews of up to 25 employees, project management of all commercial projects, recruitment of all field employees, project budgeting and forecasting, and strategy for all field operations. From 2007 to September 2009, Mr. Beitpolous was the solar superintendent of Rayco Electric, Inc. where he was responsible for all aspects of photovoltaic installation and performing quality inspections on system drawing and installations. Under Mr. Beitpolous’ leadership, the SUNworks team of solar installers performed installations on projects as large as 2.5 megawatts. The Company’s success was largely due to Mr. Beitpolous’ ability to always meet their project deliverables. As President of Residential Solar, Mr. Beitpolous will oversee the rapid expansion into the residential solar market. Mr. Beitpolous’ achievements in the residential market includes sales revenue growth and the introduction of the Sunworks Design Center, a retail space where customers may come and experience what Sunworks has to offer. Mr. Beitpolous received his WECA IEC Journeyman Training Certification in 2009 and a California State License Board General B License in 2004.
MIKHAIL PODNEBESNYYDirector of Engineering
Mr. Mikhail Podnesbesnyy was formerly the Vice President of Solar United Networks (dba SUNworks) since February 2011. From 2001 until joining SUNworks, he worked for Emard Electric, Inc. in various capacities, including photovoltaic design from 2009 to 2011, pre-fabrication manager from 2007 to 2009, job foreman from 2002 to 2007, and journeyman electrician from 2001 to 2002. Mr. Podnesbesnyy’s diligent work with the SUNworks Design and Engineering teams was instrumental in earning the Company lucrative project contracts that compounded its growth in 2015. Mr. Podnesbesnyy presently serves as Director of Engineering at Sunworks, where he will continue to push the boundaries of design and function, providing customers with highly efficient performing solar solutions. Mr. Podnesbesnyy is a certified journeyman electrician and has received WECA certified photovoltaic.
KIRK SHORTPresident of Commercial Solar
Mr. Kirk Short has been in the solar industry for over 15 years, focusing on the core business of providing solar. Mr. Short was formerly the President and CEO of Elite Solar. Since joining Sunworks as a division, Mr. Short has raised the bar on winning commercial project bids for his no-nonsense, get-it-done approach. This especially resonates with the agribusiness sector. Mr. Short brings the valuable experience of large-scale solar installation projects to the Company. Having worked on solar projects at international airports, Mr. Short was intimately involved in every part of the installation process. And that’s how he prefers to be: sleeves rolled up to get the job done for the customer. With his hard and honest work ethic, Mr. Short created a company culture that directly showcases the team’s knowledge and character. Mr. Short is presently the President of Commercial Operations to fulfill the strong demand in for commercial and agribusiness solar.