Dustin Keele – President
Dustin loves Jesus, people and business.He has served on the leadership team of Connect Silicon Valley for over fifteen years and has a passion for encouraging people in their spiritual journey.
Dustin is the Founder and CEO of SolRates, where he and his team are helping businesses secure specialized financing for solar and EV chargers.SolRates’ users have generated over $2.8B in financing proposals on the platform, funding over 80 projects across the U.S.
Prior to SolRates, Dustin co-founded Photon Finance, which developed over $42M of commercial solar projects and received over $3B of MATOC awards from the U.S. Department of Defense.Within the solar industry, he has served as an American delegate on two energy and climate trade missions to Germany and has also given multiple talks at several of the nation’s largest solar conferences.
An avid surfer and a magna cum laude graduate from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business; Dustin now lives with his lovely wife of fifteen years and their three wonderful kids in Silicon Valley.