Evan Riley provides long-term vision and leads project execution for White Pine. Evan is responsible for ensuring White Pine is positioned for growth in existing and future markets and is bringing projects from conception through operations and repowering.
Evan is an experienced solar executive focused on win-win deal-making and creating value for all project stakeholders. Formerly Vice President of Development at Cypress Creek Renewables, Evan built and led the team responsible for bringing more than 2,000 MW of solar from concept to completion across 150 projects nationwide.
Prior to Cypress Creek, Evan was a Renewable Energy Consultant at Black and Veatch, where he supported the successful deployment of more than $10 billion of capital in project-level transactions in the solar sector and more than $1 billion of capital of venture capital and government investments in solar technology companies.
Evan has personally made strategic investments throughout the solar value chain, including in utility scale solar development assets, operational solar projects, and a solar and storage test lab in Berkeley, CA.
Evan holds an MS in Solar Engineering from Dalarna University’s European Solar Engineering School. He also has a BS in both Physics and Mathematics from Indiana University. When he is not working to improve the planet with solar energy, Evan spends his time backpacking and rock climbing in the California mountains.
Dylan Dupre is responsible for the market strategy and revenue required to achieve White Pine’s growth goals.
Dylan is an accomplished renewable energy development executive with extensive entrepreneurial experience leading high-performance teams and companies. Prior to joining White Pine, Dylan was President and CEO of CalCom Energy. He built CalCom from $2M in sales to more than $60M+ in two years, earning a spot on Inc 500’s list of fastest growing companies in the U.S. for three consecutive years.
Dylan has more than 16 years of solar photovoltaic experience and has originated, developed and financed more than 200 MW of behind-the-meter, distributed energy projects across the United States. He is passionate about building mission-driven companies and establishing win-win business partnerships to help accelerate the transition to the new clean energy economy.
Dylan holds a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, and is married with three young boys.
Michael Kremer leads corporate and project finance at White Pine, raising capital for the full project lifecycle spanning development, tax equity, debt and M&A.
Prior to White Pine, Michael was a Director on the Project Finance team at Cypress Creek Renewables from 2015 to 2020. During his time at Cypress Creek, Michael was involved in more than $1 billion of capital raises across the corporate and project finance spectrum and led other key strategic initiatives on the development and operations sides of the business.
Michael earned a BA in International Relations from Tufts University. Outside of White Pine, Michael is the volunteer director and head coach of the inmate baseball program at San Quentin State Prison.
Mat Riley is an experienced project developer who has originated more than 500 MW of solar projects over 5,000 acres in Michigan. He has negotiated with land owners to develop solar projects as small as 20 acres and as large as 700 acres, while balancing current land use requirements.
Based in Michigan, Mat is committed to developing trusted relationships with utilities and business partners and ensuring the alignment and execution of White Pine’s shared vision and core values.
Prior to White Pine, Mat was at Quicken Loans in Detroit for six years. He chose to leave his role as an executive training consultant and corporate coach to make a difference in the developing Midwestern renewable energy industry.
Mat has a BA in Sociology from Wayne State University. He is a loving husband, outdoor adventure enthusiast and fisherman, and plays professional table tennis.