Josh Tinaglia, Solar Engine Program Manager at Soligent, is the kind of person you want in all your Zoom meetings. He makes the dreaded money topic much more enjoyable with his personable and optimistic traits. With an extensive background in credit and renewable energy financing, Josh is equipped to handle any and all dollar sign needs.
Josh was born in Denver, CO and has landed with his family in Arvada, CO. Josh loves adventures, especially biking with his family to get some well deserved ice cream, because why not? When he sneaks away from his outdoor expeditions, you can catch Josh in his garage brewing beer. This hobby is one Josh is constantly trying to improve through his homemade setup but until it is perfected, acting like a mad scientist is rewarding enough. Josh is immensely valued here at Soligent and is a complete power house leading our Solar Engine team.
We hope you’ve enjoyed reading a bit about Josh. To learn more, please read the questionnaire below
What is your name?
Josh Tinaglia (for those wondering, the g is silent, like it is in lasagna. Yes, I’m the Silent G).
What department do you work in?
How long have you worked at Soligent?
What advice would you give to your teenage self?
Try as many things as possible, but not calculus, and definitely not Karate. You’ll thank me later.
What do you do to turn things around when you’re having a bad day?
Listen to some Aussie Hip-Hop and read a book to put things in perspective.
What’s one of your favorite memories from the past year?
Watching my daughter’s eyes light up when she met Elmo at SeaWorld, she was pumped!
What’s something you saw recently that made you smile?
The sportsmanship on display at the Olympics, after the tumultuous year we’ve all experienced it’s nice to see some humanity shine.
If you could only have three apps on your smartphone, which would you pick?
Contact list, Call Function, and Snake. Basically, I could get by on a Nokia.
What’s your favorite sport to watch and which team do you root for?
That’s an easy answer. Soccer. Liverpool Football Club.
What’s one song or artist that you’re embarrassed to admit you like?
I’m not embarrassed to admit Daft Punk is in my top 3, but I am embarrassed to admit I cried a little when they broke up, in March, of this year.
What’s your go-to karaoke song?
‘Play That Funky Music’ by Wild Cherry
What’s one totally irrational fear that you have?
Those massive sprinklers you see on farms, where they have dangling sprinkler-heads, I’m petrified of those. Don’t ask me why because no amount of therapy has ever been able to explain why.