Jerrod has served as Hoku Corporation’s Chief Strategy Officer since April 2010 and as President of Hoku Solar since May 2011. Previously, he served as Hoku’s Vice President of Business Development, and as Director of Business Development.
Prior to joining Hoku, Jerrod was Development Director and Strategic Projects Manager at the Nature Conservancy of Hawaii, an international non-profit conservation organization. Jerrod also served as an officer in the U.S. Navy, concluding his active duty service as a Lieutenant Commander. Prior to resigning his commission, he served as Chief Engineer in USS RUSSELL (DDG 59), a destroyer, and as Material Officer at Destroyer Squadron 31, a Pearl Harbor-based operational command responsible for the combat readiness of eight U.S. warships. Jerrod received a Master's degree as an Olmsted scholar and earned his Bachelor's degree from Cornell University.