Julianne Bernstein, Brilliant Rack’s Director of Business Development, has extensive experience in numerous aspects of solar development and finance. She is well-versed in the due diligence necessary for solar developments including financial modeling, alternative valuation analysis, transaction risk analysis, financing options, bid preparation and deal term negotiation. Before joining the Brilliant Rack team in 2015, Julianne worked with Shoals Technologies and SoloPower Systems. She built relationships with state government, county and city council to foster a 400 MW expansion for a facility that included approximately $40 million in incentives and also was heavily involved in securing a $197-million dollar loan guarantee from the DOE. A graduate of the University of Kansas with a B.S. in Finance and International Business, she also holds a B.S. degree in the same concentration from the University of Newcastle in Australia.