Executive Director

Black Owners of Solar Services   Washington, DC   Full-time     Management
Posted on August 22, 2023
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Executive Director
Black Owners of Solar Services (B.O.S.S.)
Location: Washington, D.C.

Type/Industry: Nonprofit

ABOUT: Black Owners of Solar Services (B.O.S.S.)
The mission of Black Owners of Solar Services (B.O.S.S.) is to combine and leverage the collective power of its members - entrepreneurs, financiers, attorneys, engineers, contractors, developers, and other peer partners - to lead actionable solutions for sustained access to equitable opportunities in clean energy production, distribution, and storage for Black-owned businesses. They represent over 200 solar and energy storage developers, engineers, installers, financiers, law firms, and nonprofits across the United States.

For more information on B.O.S.S., please visit

THE OPPORTUNITY: Executive Director
Black Owners of Solar Services (B.O.S.S.) seeks an Executive Director (ED) to help lead the solar industry to address market barriers, scale up this cutting‐edge, mission‐ driven organization, and create economic opportunities that remove barriers to justice, equity, and inclusion. The Board of Directors welcomes applications from visionary, experienced, and resourceful leaders ready to roll up their sleeves and build an organization from the ground up that builds out a bold vision of a clean energy transition led by Black business leaders. The B.O.S.S. Executive Director will have the vision, leadership, and genuine commitment to developing a successful nonprofit that will dramatically scale the number, geographic distribution, and size of Black owned businesses in the clean energy industry.

Diversified Search Group, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Scot Eversman, Managing Director, Diversified Search Group, Denielle Pemberton-Heard, Managing Director, Diversified Search Group, Danielle Coppola, Senior Associate and Vice President, Diversified Search Group, and Kristina Dorne, Senior Search Associate, of Koya Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role please submit your materials here. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

Diversified Search Group is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals living with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual living with a disability and need assistance expressing interest online, please email  If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.

Black Owners of Solar Services is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ applicants.