Born and raised in Nevada County, Michele Nesbit returned home eight years ago to play a part in the local off-grid solar industry, serving as Operations and Supply chain manager at PlanIt and Sierra Solar. She graduated in 2010 with honors from UC Berkeley with a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and Material Science. Michele contributes her extensive experience designing off-grid energy systems and managing solar inventory to the BoxPower engineering team. Michele is a 2019 Halcyon Fellow and Global Good Fund Finalist. In her spare time, Michele is an active member of many local theatre group, volunteer math tutor, and overall creative person.