Management Team

Through forward-focused thinking, innovative programs, and a passion for the environment, the leadership team at SolarInsure is dedicated to securing a successful future for our clients, partners, employee, and communities. Get to know the leadership team at Solarinsure.



Ara Agopian: President

Ara advances initiatives that ensure Solarinsure is synonymous with a leading, full-capability insurance broker and consultant that cares deeply about the environment, employees and clients’ well-being. He’s held several leadership roles and and has 15 years experience in executive management, operations, and technology. Ara’s committed to building exceptional leadership teams that embody SolarInsure’s dedication to trust, transparency and communication, and to delivering clients a broader range of high-quality solutions for the renewable energy sector.


Abraham Agopian: CTO

Abraham spearheads technology advances that support the evolution of SolarInsure. His highly specialized team develops and standardizes technology across the company, driving economies of scale and better client support. He also protects SolarInsure employees and clients with best-practice cyber security solutions and elevates common technology practices and systems into intelligent client-facing technology tools.


Aram Chavdarian: COO

Aram joined Solarinsure in May of 2014 and was appointed to his present position of COO. Prior to his current position, Aram held the position of Electrical Associate at the Department water and power in Los Angeles. During his career with DWP he has worked on several projects involving transmission lines, distribution lines and smart grids. He has served as the project manager for computer control systems and communication projects. Aram is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He is also a licensed professional electrical engineer in the state of California.


Mike A Smith: VP of Commercial Lines & Warranty Products

Mike is a Vice-President of Solar Insure and is an integral part of its growth and success. Mike manages the agency’s warranty division and is a highly skilled and experienced professional with over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. Mike’s expertise ranges from small businesses to multi-state regional companies having served installers and developers, manufacturers, distributors, service providers and property owners throughout an insurance career.


Tamar Baljian: Director Of Marketing

Tamar oversees all of Solarinsure’s Marketing and Corporate Communications efforts. Tamar started her career in the Department of Commerce as an account manager working with a wide variety of clients including many internationally based companies. She quickly gravitated towards a successful career in marketing & sales based on her ability and her understanding of the challenges and complexities facing the clients. Tamar is a graduate of UCLA with a major in History. She also is a member of the American Marketing Association, the Association of National Advertisers and the Direct Marketing Association.


Atul Patel: Advisor
Atul Patel has over 15 years of experience working in cloud software, finance advertising. Currently, he is exploring new markets in digital media and digital finance while advising companies. Atul is a strategic thinker, product architect, operations hacker, and team leader.