Staff

We’re here with you every step of the way!

Richard Crisler

Richard Crisler

Owner & Founder

“The way I see it, you can either make yourself or the power company rich. We want to make solar available to all, and have been working tirelessly to reach this goal.” – Richard Crisler

Richard has been serving Virginia’s solar needs since the founding of SunDay Solar in 2010. He has been at the head of the company during every installation and has the experience necessary to install any system.

Eric Murphy

Eric Murphy

Project Management I Permitting Specialist

“Renewable energy is the future. I love helping people and working in solar.” – Eric Murphy

An Indiana native with a background in horticulture and environmental activism, Eric has worked in the sustainability industry for over 10 years. Eric started with SunDay Solar in the field installing systems, and has since moved to Project Manager handling permitting, inspections, and net metering. With a wide breadth of knowledge and passion, Eric is your guy for any questions related to the process!

Tyler Morris

Tyler Morris

Solar Installation Lead

“Working at Sunday Solar has given me an opportunity to be a part of a company whose mission statement is to make peoples’ solar dreams come true. It gives me great satisfaction to know that I’m helping those dreams come to fruition.” – Tyler Morris

Tim Heltzel

Tim Heltzel

Sales Project Management

“I really enjoy helping clients find their solar solutions. My favorite part of the job is problem solving and helping to make sure that we can build any solar array our customers can imagine.” – Tim Heltzel

Heidi Hahn

Heidi Hahn

Project Coordinator

Heidi is an integral part of the team bringing crucial support to the planning, permitting, and marketing departments. She enjoys working at SunDay Solar due to her interest in sustainability and the fun work climate. Heidi believes that thoughtful environmental planning and sustainable development can improve the natural environment which ultimately contributes to increased quality of life for all.

David Chonoles

David Chonoles

Lead Installer

“The world is beautiful and I intend to keep it that way. For me, working at Sunday Solar is a way to bring joy to our customers in need of solar panels as well as to help the environment.” – David Chonoles

Krister Briehl

Krister Briehl

Marketing Director

“Working at SunDay Solar has allowed me to merge my passions of sustainability and connecting with people. We only get one Earth, let’s be kind to this beautiful planet we’ve been given.”

The digital face of SunDay Solar, this Virginia native brings a dynamic energy to the workplace. Krister is happiest in the mountains, biking or skiing fresh powder.

 

Silas Frayser

Silas Frayser

Electrical Team Lead I Service Tech

Do what you love, love what you do” 


Good with a screwdriver, but even better with a guitar, Silas is an accomplished singer/songwriter hailing from Charlottesville. He’s happiest in the sunshine, helping people make the world a better one solar system at a time. Catch him at his next show, or out hiking and surfing. 


Fun Fact: Has SCUBA dived with sharks.

Certification: NABCEP Associates

PIERCE BOWER

PIERCE BOWER

Installation Team Lead

“I enjoy working with a small company that allows me to continually learn about solar and renewable energy.” 

An accomplished installer with years of experience he’s responsible for helping implement your solar dream. When he’s not up on a roof he enjoys snowboarding, archery, and making things. 

Fun Fact: Has been skydiving and played collegiate lacrosse

Alicia Farmer

Alicia Farmer

Sales & Marketing

An accomplished member of our sales team, and a pro party planner, Alicia has called Charlottesville home for 15 years. Her kindness and expertise will make the installation process a breeze.  The most rewarding part of the job for Alicia is helping people build energy independence, while contributing to a more sustainable future through solar.

Michael Tolliver

Michael Tolliver

Sales, Installer

There’s no place Michael would rather be than paddling on the back water. If he’s not in the field you can find him floating the river, hiking the VA mountains, or snowboarding in winter.

Miles Johnson

Miles Johnson

Solar Installer

Miles is a Virginia Tech graduate and outdoorsy guy who enjoys hiking, canoeing, fishing, skiing, and harboring his newfound passion for mushroom foraging. His interest in solar began at a young age as his childhood home utilized passive solar energy. Since working with SunDay solar his passion has only grown. Fun fact: Miles has traveled to 42 states and 9 countries.

Colin Moore

Colin Moore

Installer

Hailing from Crozet, Colin joined SunDay Solar after receiving his Bachelor’s from Appalachain State. When he’s not installing solar, Colin enjoys playing soccer, hiking, and laying down fresh ski tracks.

Clair Linden

Clair Linden

Bookkeeper

Our goal is complete customer satisfaction!