Ben Kaplan, Chief Financial Officer, SolarUS, Inc.
Ben spent the first 17 years of his career as a partner at a Big Five accounting firm. Subsequently, he served as the C.F.O. for numerous international private and public (high-tech, biotech and manufacturing) companies in which he has overseen more than a dozen acquisitions and dispositions. Ben has consulted for various service and software companies and currently serves on the board of directors of a privately held industrial company.
In addition, Ben has served on the boards of numerous civic organizations primarily involved in education, health and human services and has received the Distinguished Service Award from the University of Hartford Alumni Association. Most recently, Ben and his wife Annie have received the Alexis de Tocqueville Award for philanthropy, presented by the United Way of Greater New Haven.