SEIA Appoints New Staff Members, Promotes Kimbis


The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has made a series of executive moves. The organization hired Manning Feraci as vice president of legislative affairs – a new role. Manning will conduct federal legislative advocacy on behalf of the solar sector in Washington, D.C.

Previously, he worked as chief of staff and handled tax issues for Congressman Kenny Hulshof, a member of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee. Immediately prior to joining SEIA, he led the Washington, D.C., office of the National Biodiesel Board, the trade association for the U.S. biodiesel industry.

In addition, David Sit has joined SEIA as vice president of finance and operations. Sit has more than 30 years of senior management experience. In his role, he will oversee the finance and daily operations of SEIA. Prior to coming to SEIA, he served in a similar role as vice president of operations for the PBS NewsHour.

SEIA has also announced that Tom Kimbis, previously the director of policy, has been promoted to vice president of strategy and external affairs. Kimbis was previously director of policy and research.

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