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Vantage Partners completes executive search for key marketing leadership role at leading residential solar power systems company backed by Floodgate Fund.

San Mateo, California (2013) – Vantage Partners, a leading boutique, executive search firm based in the Bay Area, is pleased to announce the completion of the Vice President of Marketing search for Complete Solar Solution, one of the nation’s leading retailers of residential solar power systems and developer of the HelioQuoteTM software platform backed by Floodgate Fund. Mark Harnett joins Complete Solar Solution as the new Vice President of Marketing bringing nearly 20 years of customer acquisition, social media, online marketing and brand management leadership experience in market-leading consumer- focused companies.

At Complete Solar, Mark’s role as the Vice President of Marketing is chartered with driving strategic and marketing-related business operations across various marketing programs including customer acquisition, demand generation, branding and positioning. Complete Solar required a uniquely qualified marketing executive who could provide direction and marketing leadership to achieve the company’s goals in a highly competitive market. “Complete Solar landed an exceptional marketing executive in Mark Harnett. He brings a winning track record in consumer marketing to the table combined with solid strategic and analytical insight,” said Mark Hubbell, Managing Director at Vantage Partners, who completed the search in just 67 days, in an industry where the average length of a search is 90 days.

As a partner to venture-funded software companies, Vantage Partners works in collaboration with executive management teams to complete searches for key executive level stakeholder roles at the C-level and at the VP and SVP-level in Engineering, Products, Marketing, Operations and Sales.

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