MassAmerican energy

Meet The Leadership Team

David Ellis

Managing Director

David Ellis is a highly experienced solar professional and seasoned business veteran. David honed his business acumen and pursued his life-long passion for creating value within business relationships based on trust as a serial entrepreneur.David’s greatest satisfaction in his professional life is to develop a long-term relationship between customers, suppliers, service providers and vendors. Everyone has to win in order to make a profit and achieve success.

Prior to co-founding MassAmerican Energy and taking on the role of its Managing Director, David established the largest residential solar sales and installation company on the east coast, growing Next Step Living’s business from zero to $50 million per year and overseeing over 100 residential solar installations per month.

David started his solar career with SunRun over a decade ago and led its expansion into east coast markets by creating effective partnerships with all major suppliers, installers and developers.

Quincy Vale


Quincy Vale is a co-founder and Manager at MassAmerican Energy, LLC with primary responsibility for the company’s energy programs, business development and oversight of all SREC trading activities. By background, Quincy is a serial entrepreneur, lawyer, general contractor, and financial, regulatory and technical wonk. Quincy has been in the solar business since 1995, working on policy, economics and installations with the Massachusetts DPU and Renewable Energy Trust Fund. As an attorney with Vale Law llc, Quincy has worked as counsel for myriad energy companies on clean energy and green building projects, including aspects from permitting through financing, construction, regulatory to maintenance & operations.

Quincy earned his undergraduate degree in engineering (Dartmouth College), and holds postgraduate degrees from Yale University’s School of Management (M.B.A.), Union University’s Albany Law School (J.D.) and Vermont Law School (M.S.E.L.). Quincy is admitted to practice law in the States of Massachusetts, New York and Connecticut and before the United States Supreme Court; He is also a licensed real estate broker, and construction supervisor, MA CS # 093511.

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