Legend Solar names new company president

Legend Solar headquarters in Washington, Utah, May 27, 2016 | Photo by Brett Barrett, St. George News

WASHINGTON — Legend Solar, one of the fastest-growing solar power companies in Utah, has appointed Jed Alldredge as president of the company. Alldredge’s main responsibilities will be managing day-to-day operations to help Legend Solar fine tune its processes and strategy for continued growth.

The move provides co-founders and co-owners Shane Perkins and Shaun Alldredge with more time to focus on strategic efforts in guiding the company toward the future of solar energy for homes and businesses.

Jed Alldredge, who brings to Legend Solar more than 30 years of experience, appointed as President of Legend Solar, date not given | Photo courtesy of Legend Solar, St. George News
Jed Alldredge, who brings to Legend Solar more than 30 years of experience, is appointed as the new President of Legend Solar, date not given | Photo courtesy of Legend Solar, St. George News

Jed Alldredge brings to Legend Solar more than 30 years of experience in international business management, marketing, communications and consulting. He previously was founder of the Millennia Group, a management and communications consulting firm for businesses ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies in a variety of industries including technology, finance, transportation, hospitality and energy.

He developed a unique business management strategy called the “Sustain Success System©,” which provides managers with a framework for managing every aspect of their business to achieve and maintain a market-leading position for the long term. He was also a senior vice president of sales and marketing at Steton Technology Group and director of marketing at OneWorld Online.

“Jed is a seasoned business leader who has served on our board since the beginning of the company,” Perkins said. “His strategic and operations experience in consulting with both small and large companies will help lead our company successfully as we expand throughout the West.”

“I’m thrilled to join one of the best solar providers in the nation, helping manage fast-paced growth, so we can continue to serve customers in our ‘Legendary’ way,” Jed Alldredge said. “I’ve helped numerous companies manage their high-growth periods, and I can apply that knowledge to help Legend Solar during this exciting time.”

Jed Alldredge started his career as a writer – publishing articles and scripting industrial films, training videos and video magazines. Among these projects was a ghost-writing contract for the book “Wealth Without Risk,” by Charles Givens, which made The New York Times Best Seller List.

Inc. magazine recently ranked Legend Solar No. 29 with three-year sales growth of 7,102 percent on this year’s Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Legend Solar was also ranked No. 1 among Utah companies and No. 2 in the Energy Industry in this year’s list.

About Legend Solar

According to a press release, since 2012, Legend Solar has set the bar as Utah’s premier and fastest growing provider of solar power for businesses and homes. Recognized at No. 29 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 list, the company has been expanding throughout Utah, Nevada and Oregon, with future expansion plans for Arizona, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.

Legend Solar is an Elite Dealer for SunPower, one of the world’s most innovative and sustainable energy companies that manufactures the highest efficiency solar panels available today with the industry’s best 25-year combined product and power warranty. The company was named Residential National Rising Star by SunPower for its outstanding performance as a new SunPower dealer in 2015.

Legend Solar ensures that customers receive the best value for their installation by customizing the system to meet each family’s needs, the press release stated. The company helps customers take advantage of appropriate tax credits and provides them with aggressive financing options, so homeowners can afford to get into solar power today. For more information, visit Legend Solar online.

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