Max Sugihara

Key Account Manager

Max joined Borrego Solar in 2005 and currently serves as a Key Account Manager with a focus on EPC services for our IPP clients. Max works out of the company’s corporate headquarters in San Diego.

Prior to this role, he has served as a project developer focused on both the development and acquisition of utility-scale solar projects throughout the country, as a Regional Operations Director for Borrego’s Southern California branch, as a Product Manager of our Carport and Rooftop Systems, and as a PV Project Consultant for the Consulting & Development Services team.

He has handled land acquisitions, interconnection processes, and entitlements, supported the groups’ EPC scope and price efforts, and led Project Managers and Site Superintendents to mitigate project risk in the design stages and deliver on time and within budget. His background includes experience as a field installer, crew leader, commercial site supervisor, and senior commercial Project Manager on over 30 MWs of installed solar projects. This experience combined with over 100MW’s of direct management or development participation has equipped him with the knowledge to provide a high level of solar expertise for our clients. Max earned his Bachelor of Arts in Geography with a Minor in Appropriate Technology from Humboldt State University.