Paul Holshouser

Director of Project Finance, Distributed Sun

In this role, Holshouser leads capital raising efforts for Distributed Sun’s development activities in solar power and provides structuring advice for investment deals Distributed Sun places on behalf of third-party investors.

Prior to joining Distributed Sun, Holshouser was the Finance Policy Manager for the American Wind Energy Association, where he guided the efforts of the nation’s primary wind advocacy organization in matters dealing with project finance. Holshouser served AWEA initiatives at the Federal and State level with stakeholders that included legislators and regulators. Key topics in this capacity included educating regulators about the impacts of Dodd-Frank on the industry and the renewable energy push to be eligible for inclusion into Master Limited Partnerships.

Prior to AWEA, he was a Risk Officer for Wachovia Corporation with the Leasing Group. This role introduced him to wind energy through their tax equity investment project. In that role, Holshouser served on the risk committee advising for or against investments in American wind projects.

Professor Holshouser holds a both a BSBA and an MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler.