In this podcast episode, Sharon Lee of The Sunnyside podcast interviews guest Amanda Bybee (CEO of Amicus O&M) as she discusses her start in the solar industry, her movement into the O&M side of the solar industry, as well as the importance of DEI and mentorship as a business owner. Amanda talks about how her profound desire to generate an impact in the world in her early 20s led her to work with solar energy. They also discuss business strategies, and how she has developed herself as a professional with O&M before and after the pandemic as a woman.
“When you are responsible for running a business that is situated in a historical context of these life-altering events, I really feel like it’s a call for a new kind of leadership.” ~ Amanda Bybee
Listen to the full episode here on The Sunnyside
About The Sunnyside
The Sunnyside Podcast makes solar energy relatable, accessible and attainable to businesses. Through this podcast you’ll hear directly from solar industry veteran, Sharon Lee, as she takes you behind-the-scenes with industry titans and shares her experience of balancing the role of Vice President of Sales at Velo Solar company. Each episode takes us into the male-dominated world of commercial solar energy, and highlights the women, from all over the nation, who are taking this industry by storm. We talk about the industry itself, its joys and challenges, and the female leadership styles that might blaze a new or different trail.