Mike Diethelm, President & Founder
Mike’s passion for nature and sustainability has been the driving force behind SolFarm Solar Co.
After many years as an arborist in Green Bay, WI, Mike moved to Asheville, NC to pursue an Environmental Studies Degree from Warren Wilson College. He was the Broker-In-Charge at Asheville Homeworks Real Estate when he realized he needed to reduce his carbon footprint.
Mike set forth on his mission of sustainability through education and working as an electrician and a NABCEP certified solar installer. In 2012, he started SolFarm Solar Co., a company committed to renewable energy and sustainability.
Kelly Gloger, Private Consultant, Designer & Installation Leader
Kelly has been working side-by-side with SolFarm as a private consultant for a few years now. He began his environmental career at Texas A&M University and transitioned into the solar industry a few years later.
Kelly has been NABCEP certified and is knowledgeable in all aspects of designing and installing commercial and residential solar.
Nick Welch, Operations Manager
Nick started his solar career in 2010 as a solar installer in Ohio. He quickly discovered a passion for renewables and studied to be a NABCEP certified installer. All his hard work paid off in 2016 when he passed the NABCEP exam.
In his spare time, Nick enjoys spending time with his dog and hiking. Nick is also alumni to Ohio University.
Katie Mussel, Public Relations & Marketing Manager
Katie started her marketing career at Penn State University with a degree in Public Relations & International Studies. Having gotten the hang of her position at various internships and temp-jobs, she found herself moving to Asheville and working with SolFarm.