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GARMAN ENERGY CONSULTANT TEAM

JEFF GARMAN – PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER

Jeff is a Native of Colorado and has witnessed the tremendous change and growth that’s transformed the solar industry in Colorado and all over the globe. Jeff prides himself with a passionate and heartfelt drive to serve the companies clients’ best interests. He is dedicated, knowledgeable, and offers the highest level of expertise in Solar Energy and Energy Conservation. Garman EC’s service level commitment is to find a symbiotic balance between an energy efficient home and solar generated electricity.  Passionate to his craft, and with the muscle and network of one of the best EPC partners in the Country, Jeff is reimagining the true purpose of Solar energy.

Jeff is a Navy Veteran, loves the outdoors and the Arkansas Valley of Colorado. Living here makes it all come together. He loves hiking, mountain biking, skiing, river rafting, paddle boarding, and so much more, but never without his beautiful wife Misty and their 2 dogs Stoney and Bella.

Jeff and Misty have 4 children and 3 grandchildren.

VANCE GARMAN – LEAD SALES CONSULTANT – CO-FOUNDER

Vance’s journey has woven through the vibrant landscapes of Colorado, where he’s found a lifelong home. Born in a Navy Hospital in Washington state, it didn’t take long for Colorado’s sunshine to beckon him. Growing up in the heart of this picturesque state, Vance embraced all the wonders it had to offer, with a special affinity for football.

Earning the opportunity to play at the University of Northern Colorado was a pivotal moment, where he not only honed his football skills but also imbibed the invaluable lessons of discipline and unyielding work ethic. These traits continue to drive Vance’s passion and success in the dynamic world of Sales and Marketing.

With a wealth of experience in marketing and sales, Vance discovered his calling in the Solar industry. He’s on a mission to educate his clients about the enduring advantages of energy conservation through solar technology. Honesty and transparency are his guiding principles in empowering homeowners to achieve energy independence.

When Vance isn’t tirelessly working, you’ll find him at the gym, conquering outdoor adventures like snowboarding, disc golf, hiking, or beach volleyball. Yet, amidst all these passions, his heart finds its true joy in family time. He cherishes every moment with his wife, Kaity, and their lovable puppy, Murphy, while eagerly preparing for the arrival of their first son, Flynn.

TRISTIN GARMAN – HEAD OF INSTALL AND OPERATIONS-CO-FOUNDER

Born in Colorado Springs, CO. Tristin Garman has always had a natural curiosity for the inner workings of the world around him. From a young age, he was captivated by the art of building things and then deconstructing them. However, it was during his formative years in High School and College that he realized his true calling lay in the magic of hands-on craftsmanship.

Tristin’s journey commenced with his first passion – automobiles. Fueled by his innate mechanical aptitude, he delved into the intricate world of car mechanics. His fascination for engines, especially the thrilling realm of big block engines, became an enduring passion.

Yet, life has a way of leading us down unexpected paths. Despite his unwavering love for fast engines, Tristin’s innate environmental consciousness and love for the great outdoors inspired a profound shift. As a young and forward-thinking millennial, he recognized the imperative need for cleaner energy solutions.

This pivotal moment marked the beginning of his journey into the captivating world of solar power. With over a hundred residential solar installations under his belt, Tristin’s dedication and commitment to the solar cause has become unwavering. He firmly believes that solar power will play a pivotal role in global energy production for years to come.

Today, Tristin spearheads the operations side of his family’s solar business. He is not only a hands-on tradesman in the solar industry but also an ever-evolving learner, continually embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovations.

Moreover, Tristin’s passion for solar extends beyond the technical aspects. His comprehensive knowledge of the field allows him to seamlessly bridge the gap between technology and the consumer, making him a skilled educator and advocate for solar power.

NICK CHAVEZ – V.P. SALES AND TRAINING

Nick has been in the energy efficiency and solar business for 10 plus years. His career started with energy efficiency evaluations where he learned the finer ins & outs of helping homeowners reduce their energy consumption while considering a renewable energy source like solar. He was the general manager for an insulation and energy efficiency evaluation company for several years before He eventually started his own accredited business. Today Nick has been exclusively in the solar industry for more than five years and prides himself on helping satisfied customers achieve energy independence through solar.

Our team would not be complete without our main partner 1Solar, 1Solar is one of the leading EPC’s in the Country. Operating in 6 states, they have helped their authorized dealers like Garman Energy Consultants  successfully install over 10,000 systems. Our process together is seamless and efficient. Together we provide world-class sales support and an exclusive customer concierge. Our 1Solar partners with over 100 installation employees get our clients installed and jobs done at an industry leading pace and allow us to have the best prices in the industry.