About APS Solar

Our Team

Rick Burkhard

Rick Burkhard, President

Rick Burkhard received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the State University of New York in Buffalo in 1984. He worked for Hewlett Packard in the San Francisco Bay Area upon graduation through March 2001. What started as an interest, turned into a full time business in 2002 providing design and installation services to solar electric installations throughout the Motherlode. Since then Rick has grown APS Solar into a leading installer of Grid Tied Solar Electric systems with over 100 installed systems in the tri-county area.

Rick Sims

Mona Sims, Office Manager

Mona Sims has recently joined APS Solar as Office Manager.  A native of the
San Francisco Bay Area, she joined APS in April 2012.  She has many years
experience in customer service and has worked as office manager for Fortune
500 companies.

Mona recently moved to Jamestown after seeking a better quality of life and
has no intention of ever moving back!  She takes great pride in providing
excellent customer service and is excited to be an integral part of an
emerging industry in our community.

Mariza Cortez

Mariza Cortez, Marketing & Finance

Mariza joined APS in April 2008 as the Marketing and Finance Director. She brings 20 years experience in residential mortgage lending; 18 years experience in sales and business development.

Community involvements:

  • Member of Foothill Collaborative for Sustainability "FoCuS"
  • Member of the Tuolumne County Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Historic Sonora Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Tuolumne County Woman's Network

Mariza is a natural networker who is enthusiastic and passionate about
creating awareness of the benefits of solar power!

Mark Zubek

Mark Zubek, Sales and Service

Mark has a Masters Degree in Organization Development and brings 20 years experience in management.

His focus is on superior service, excellent communication and ethical business practices. Mark has seven years experience in Solar installations and consistently strives for 100% customer satisfaction!

Contact Us

19472 Village Drive
Sonora, CA 95370
+1 209 532 5925 Telephone
+1 209 396 7993 FAX
E-mail: info@apssolarpower.com