Meet Our Staff
The Real Goods Store staff on the dock at the central pond. 8/30/18.
John Schaeffer | President & Founder
With Real Goods since the beginning (1978)
Pictured here with Poppy surveying the SunHawk Farms olive orchard. "The SLC and store have gone through phoenix-like transformations, with a wholly rejuvenated gorgeous landscape and new products focused on healthy, sustainable, locally-made products."
Landa Roon | Operations Manager
With Real Goods since November 2013
Pictured here in the Solar Living Center's vegetable garden. "The SunJack 20W kit is a super cost effective, lightweight way to have all the power you need while on the go!"
Garrett McCutcheon | Retail Store Manager
With Real Goods since April 2016
"I am extremely excited to be working for a company that has been at the forefront of being environmentally conscious since its inception in 1978. The products we carry here at Real Goods reflect our commitment to the environment and sustainability. I am incredibly excited about my future here at Real Goods and I can’t wait to see you in here."
Nantzy Hensley | Merchandise Manager
With Real Goods since January 1989
Pictured here in the book department of our 5,000-square-foot retail store because, "when pressed to narrow it down, I most love the knowledge, innovation, personal stories and renegade know-how that I see every day in the store."
Brad Elliott | Warehouse Manager & Purchaser
With Real Goods since February 2018
"We've got organic fruits & veggies growing all over the site, the latest and greatest in renewable energy, classes & events, camping, tiny home & cob hut Airbnbs, and a whole lot of community involvement and participation. This place is special."
Shaylene Marino | Customer Service
With Real Goods since July 2018
"All the products here have a higher purpose, but the most entertaining for me is our vast array of stickers. I love how hilarious, powerful and down right blunt they are."
Noah Mervine | Senior Solar Technician
With Real Goods since October 1997
"Our small company is like family, and the emphasis on the local movement and the sustainability philosophy are very important to me."
Alex Aragon | Solar Technician
With Real Goods since April 2003
"Real Goods has always been a great resource and inspiration...I love our portable power systems because they can provide energy independence for many who can't get it in other ways."
Rye LaPorte | Solar Technician
With Real Goods since November 2017
"I love working at Real Goods because it fits so well with my off-grid lifestyle!"
Hugo Sanchez | Landscaping Manager
With Real Goods since April 2015
"I like being at Real Goods because it feels good to work with things that people enjoy like plants, flowers and trees."