Our Team


Founded by brothers Richard and John Green in 2011, Innovative Solar Systems has become one of the nation’s leading solar developers.   

John Green


Richard Green



With 150 years of experience in their respective fields, the management team at ISS brings confidence and expertise to the development of solar farms. 

Brownie Newman

Director of Business Development

Mark Ballentine

Engineering Manager

Mike Hill

Land Development Attorney

Pam Herre

HR & Accounting Manager

Brandon Olsen

Origination Manager

Marc Roberts

IT Manager

Lionel Gilbert

Land Acquisition Manager


From land acquisition to operation – Our skilled team of 6 employees work on the development of solar farms from start to finish. Our team is primarily located at the company headquarters in Asheville, North Carolina, but some operate remotely.

Andrew Baber

Engineering Associate

Charles Dennis

Land Development 

Marissa Meltzer

Land Development Associate

Victoria Mathews

Branding and Marketing Coordinator