Walter Putnam

Chief Operating Officer

Walter Putnam is driven by a passion to build profitable and environmentally conscious businesses. Joining Geenex in 2013, his direct involvement and leadership supported Geenex Solar’s exponential growth of utility-scale development assets across the Eastern US. In 2020, Walter championed the continued growth of Geenex as the team doubled in size and was promoted to COO.  He takes pride in Geenex’ holistic development philosophy; which centers on collaborating with our many partners and project stakeholders and culminates in long-lasting projects where all parties benefit.
Prior to working with Geenex, Walter was a founding partner at Shift Equity which focused on renewable energy project feasibility and environmental commodities. He is a native North Carolinian and a graduate of Appalachian State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Appropriate Technology and a minor in Entrepreneurship.