Ken Riley, President
Ken is a registered civil engineer and has worked in the construction industry for more than 30 years with the Kiewit Companies. He has held executive oversight for multiple business units and estimated, negotiated, and executed numerous large projects, ranging from $250 million to $1+ billion construction value. These include roads, bridges, dams, rail projects, and treatment and power plants. Notable projects include the Carlsbad Desalination Plant, the Pine Tree Wind Farm commissioned by the LA Department of Water and Power in the Tehachapi Mountains, the Los Angeles Freeway 405 infrastructure repair project, a high-stakes project also known as Carmageddon, and the Benicia-Martinez Bridge in Solano County, California.
In 2016 he became involved in the solar industry and met Roman Black through a mutual friend. Solar Gain had entered the California market, and Ken and Roman saw an opportunity to form a partnership and help Solar Gain take on the challenges that come with growth. Ken is a past chair and active board member of the Tahoe Prosperity Center, and when he’s not in Tucson, he spends his time backpacking, skiing, and enjoying his home and family in Lake Tahoe.