Chris Gersch

Chris Gersch
Mr. Christopher Gersch Founder and CEO of Verde Solutions, LLC, a nationally recognized energy efficiency firm with a focus on renewable energy development. Mr. Gersch has over 16 years of experience in various leadership roles. He began his career as a trader at the Chicago Board of Trade and utilized his expertise and knowledge to form eleven businesses since 2006 including Centauris Group, Blox Capital, Chicago Global Capital, YourPortal, Save Wave Energy, Gersch Group, Navigate Power, Verde Solutions, RxSun, Fresh Coast Solar and Quanthaven. Mr. Gersch has also held positions as VP Equity Trading for Merrill Lynch, Director of Foreign Exchange for RCM Asset Management and Director of Strategy for Bell Curve Capital. Mr. Gersch was recognized as a Midwest Finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2017. Mr. Gersch’s companies have been listed on Inc. 5000 list six times. Mr. Gersch is a philanthropist and an active member of his community. He is an Executive Board Member for the Charles Tillman Cornerstone Foundation, a member of the Catholic Covenant Energies Advisory Board, and is an adjunct professor in The Master of Science Program in Financial Mathematics at The University of Chicago designing and teaching quantitative trading strategies and algorithmic system modeling. Mr. Gersch is often invited as an expert guest speaker on currency and commodity products for CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN and Fox Business News. Mr. Gersch graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. degree in Aerospace from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is a licensed multi-engine commercial pilot.

Recent Posts:

Why Adding Solar to a Retrofit is a Win-Win for Customers and Retrofitters

Chris Gersch | Oct 1, '20

Retrofit projects aren’t only about improving a facility’s lighting and energy consumption. They’re also about future-proofing facilities and using energy efficiently and intelligently.

Instead of being a one-and-done service, retrofitters with a long-term view work hard to establish themselves as energy consultants. That respect and authority gives them a golden opportunity to offer customers additional energy cost-saving solutions under their brand—and solar is a natural and profitable fit.

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