Born and raised in the central San Joaquin Valley, Christopher Moran began his career in the solar industry over 6 years ago working with established local electrical contractors, and industry leading manufacturers, to educate valley residents on the benefits of PV solar systems. Chris served 6 years in the United States Marine Corps and was deployed to serve a tour in Iraq in 2007 driving large fuel trucks at forward refueling points and in convoys.
In 2009 Chris founded a small company in his garage as an honest business to help consumers get the facts on solar systems in California. That small company is now Solar Negotiators Inc. A Bullard High School and College Valedictorian, Chris has aimed to demonstrate professionalism and competency on all to levels to provide
the best solar experience possible to valley residents.
Chris has entrepreneurial roots going back 3 generations on both sides of his family. Chris' father's parents bought and operated the Madera radio station in the Mid 1960's and his grandfather was the voice of the town through the 1980s. Chris' father was a dentist with a private practice in Madera for almost 35 years. Chris is also a third generation shareholder at Sebastian Enterprises Incorporated, Founded 1946 as Kerman Telephone Company. ``Im so grateful to have grown up in such a solid local company, attending board meetings as a teenager just listening to business executives discuss and overcome real corporate challenges. Many of my best leadership principles I learned from those experiences.`` Currently Chris serves on the Board of Directors for Sebastian Enterprises Inc, Kerman Telephone Inc, and Kertel Communications Inc since 2012. Chris also serves the Fresno Community as the President of the Board of Directors for Fresno Metro Ministry, a non profit organization operating in Fresno since 1972. Chris also serves as the President of the Board of Directors for the Better Blackstone Community Development Corporation which focuses on revitalizing the Blackstone corridor of Fresno. ``I would like to thank our clients, my family, and our team here at Solar Negotiators for the support they have shown for this company and its vision.``