Dave Buemi Biography:With a 20-year history in the solar photovoltaic and clean energy industries, Dave brings a wealth of experience in renewable energy and DER project development. His multi-technology project development expertise is diverse and spans utility, commercial and industrial, and government markets. Prior to joining Willdan, Dave served as Vice President of Business Development for a large developer where he focused on procuring financing for solar, energy storage, combined heat and power, and wind projects. Paul Salm Biography: Paul is an accomplished human resources (HR) leader bringing over 15 years of HR expertise to Willdan. He has a proven track-record of helping organizations succeed and has held a number of executive HR roles at professional services companies across the U.S. Paul holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from Stanford University, as well as several industry certifications (SPHR & SHRM-SCP). About Willdan Willdan provides professional consulting and technical services to utilities, public agencies and private industry throughout the United States. Willdan's service offerings span a broad set of complementary disciplines that include energy efficiency and sustainability, engineering and planning, financial and economic consulting, and national preparedness. Willdan provides integrated technical solutions to extend the reach and resources of its clients, and provides all services through its subsidiaries specialized in each segment. For additional information, visit Willdan's website at www.willdan.com. Forward-Looking Statements Statements in this press release that are not purely historical, including statements regarding Willdan's intentions, hopes, beliefs, expectations, representations, projections, estimates, plans or predictions of the future are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, the risk that Willdan will not be able to continue the growth it has experienced in recent years. It is important to note that Willdan's actual results could differ materially from those in any such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, a slowdown in the local and regional economies of the states where Willdan conducts business and the loss of or inability to hire additional qualified professionals. Willdan's business could be affected by a number of other factors, including the risk factors listed from time to time in Willdan's SEC reports including, but not limited to, the Annual Report on Form 10-K filed for the year ended January 1, 2016. Willdan cautions investors not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements contained in this press release. Willdan disclaims any obligation to, and does not undertake to, update or revise any forward-looking statements in this press release.