Our Team

We are passionate, innovative professionals who believe that we can fundamentally change the energy landscape through the deployment of renewable energy.

We are entrepreneurs at heart, with direct solar experience as sponsors, developers, owners, operators, investors and financiers.

We believe that making money, having integrity, and making the world a better place can exist together, and it starts with us.

Jon Buttles

Managing Partner and Founder

  • Former CFO of Cypress Creek Renewables, the largest non-utility owned utility scale solar developer and owner in the US
  • Directly responsible for building the business infrastructure and asset management functions at Cypress from scratch through to a multi-billion dollar operation with over 3GW developed and 1.6GW managed
  • Over 20 years experience in asset/fund management, operations, venture capital, investment banking, private equity and commercial lending

Larry Coca


  • Responsible for all accounting services for FCM and its clients
  • Former Senior Accounting Manager for Cypress Creek Renewables, managing all owned assets in fund level structures.
  • Prior roles at KPMG and Master-at-Arms with the US Navy

Michelle Flores

Senior Accountant

  • Responsible for all accounting operations and logistics for FCM and its clients
  • Former Project Accountant for Cypress Creek Renewables, performing full cycle accounting for solar tax equity funds totaling over $500m in assets

TJ Valet

Insurance and Surety

  • Responsible for managing FCM Credit and FCM Risk operations, including surety and insurance programs
  • Prior Asset Manager for Cypress Creek Renewables, managing over 300MW of solar assets, and the entire insurance program

Monique Collins

Internal Operations Manager

  • Oversees all internal operations, including entity management, onboarding and operational support
  • Prior roles as administrative and executive assistance for various firms, covering myriad of responsibilities in administration, HR and operations

Charity Stevens

Asset Manager

  • Responsible for asset management of utility scale solar energy systems
  • Prior roles in solar asset management with Palmetto Power

Andrea Rodriguez

Junior Accountant

  • Responsible for accounts payable operations and accounting support
  • BS from Northwood University in Business Administration and Accounting