Steve Weems is the volunteer Executive Director of the Solar Energy Association of Maine. He also is Managing Director of Polaris Associates, a consulting firm which provides project financing and development services to for-profit and not-for-profit clients. He organized and manages a 79 KW community solar farm in Brunswick.
Previously, Steve founded CEI Capital Management, which has closed about $1 billion of project financings benefitting low-income people, throughout the U.S. Earlier, during his 42-year career in Maine, Steve served as (i) President of Schiavi Leasing Corporation, a turnkey provider of commercial modular space; (ii) Executive Vice President & COO of Resource Conservation Services, an organic materials recycling company; (iii) Vice President of Commercial Lending for Casco Northern Bank; (iv) co-founder and Executive Vice President of the Maine Development Foundation, a statewide economic development corporation; and (v) founder of the Division of Economic Planning & Analysis, Maine State Planning Office.
Steve has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Bucknell University, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and was a Captain in the U.S. Army. He serves on several not-for-profit boards, with a commitment to sustainable community and economic development, resource conservation, and vibrant local communities. He is a former town councilor in Brunswick.
Contact Steve: firstname.lastname@example.org