Human Resources Pro Beth Peters (re)joins SunCommon

Stellar Human Resources professional Beth Peters joins SunCommon as Vice President of Happiness Resources (HR to the rest of you out there).  Beth brings 30 years of HR management experience – at Green Mountain Power, Vermont Teddy Bear and Vermont Public Radio.  She served as SunCommon’s first HR pro as a consultant back in the day, and returns to the fold in this Executive capacity. 

“Beth is a seasoned pro who understands our beautiful business’ commitment as a Benefit Corporation and certified BCorp to the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit.  It’ll be great to have her supporting our 170 employees as head of Happiness Resources at SunCommon,” said Duane Peterson, co-founder of the clean energy business.

“SunCommon is one of Vermont’s most recent iconic businesses and I’m thrilled to support the people who drive this growing market-solution to climate change,” Beth Peters added.

Beth will supervise SunCommon’s amazing HR Team and maintain our people programs while serving on the company’s Executive Team. She’ll design and implement effective programs for our people around organizational development, compensation, talent development, workplace culture and Diversity & Inclusion.

About SunCommon

As Vermont’s largest solar business also operating in the Hudson Valley of New York, SunCommon believes that everyone has the right to a healthy environment and brighter future – and renewable energy is where it starts. Energy from the sun can power our lives and build vibrant communities. Our mission is to tear down barriers to clean energy and use our business as a force for good.

SunCommon was chartered as one of Vermont’s pioneering Benefit Corporations and is a Certified BCorp based on a rigorous third party assessment of our commitment to the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit. The business is headquartered in Waterbury where most of our 170 workers operate out of Vermont’s largest net-positive office building, which produces more energy than it uses. For more information, go to and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter @suncommon.