THE EXECUTIVE TEAM
Alana Martell is a renewable energy veteran with over fifteen years of experience. She became a Managing Member of SunRay in January 2019, having served as General Counsel of SunRay from 2012 to 2016. Prior to re-joining SunRay, Ms. Martell served as the General Counsel of a solar developer and an environmental products hedge fund, as well as senior counsel at PSEG Long Island. She began her career as a corporate attorney focusing on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate legal matters at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and Torys LLP. She is a licensed attorney in New York State, received a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania, cum laude and with honors.
Gemma Sherman has been an integral part of SunRay since its inception, working her way up from intern to Managing Member of the company. She has over nine years of experience in the solar industry, financing, developing, constructing, managing and overseeing SunRay’s project portfolios and exit opportunities. She has secured solar project awards in California and New York as well as government grants totaling over $60 million. Prior to joining SunRay, she interned at RNK Capital, an international investment firm that invests in assets in environmental and emissions markets worldwide. Ms. Sherman received a degree in Environmental Geosciences from the University of Bristol, U.K., graduating fifth in her class with honors.