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Rhonda Handman, Human Resources Director

What do you enjoy most at Sustineo Solar?

I enjoy the team and witnessing the growth of the company from each individual contribution. We have so much talent here.

When not working, what would you be doing?

Hiking, Paddle boarding and traveling. Preferably with my dogs!

What is your dream vacation?

Bike touring through Italy, France and Spain.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A train conductor. I learned later that technically this is an engineer.

If you had a time machine, would you go back in time or into the future?

Back in time, especially if I could take some current perspective with me.

What’s the best piece of business-related advice you have ever received?

Don’t let what you don’t know, change your direction.

What is one important skill you think everyone should have?

Authentic Listening Skills – specifically: listening to understand as opposed to listening to respond.

Best professional development book you’ve ever read?

The Infinite Game, Simon Sinek

How has your past career experience set you up for success with Sustineo Solar?

My career of almost two decades involved teaching ‘Communications’ and facilitating dialogue in ‘Ethics’ which seems to translate very well to my position here at Sustineo. People, diversity, education, communication, and ethics are truly a daily motivational factor for me, and I am fortunate to be able to utilize and advance those skills here at Sustineo. I also spent a few years in my life producing summits for bio-fuel education and personally care about environmental stewardship, so I feel like I get to contribute to that vision in a round about way.