Doug is a scientist, inventor, and pioneer in the Arkansas solar industry. A Hendrix College graduate, Hutchings earned his PhD in Microelectronic-Photonics from the University of Arkansas. He pioneered new techniques to improve the efficiency of solar cells and was named one of the nation’s Top New Inventors by Inventor’s Digest. Doug formed Delta Solar to lower the cost of commercial and agricultural installations and build a solar industry in his home state. Today, he is applying the science to businesses and continues to develop new technologies behind Delta Solar.
Heather, with her background in accounting, auditing, real estate, and business ownership, is uniquely qualified to show our customers realistic projections on savings for their solar projects, as well as offer expert knowledge of the REAP Grants required for agricultural solar installations. She oversees all accounting, operating, and marketing functions for Delta, and believes the solar industry is just getting started in the State. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Ouachita Baptist University. Heather currently serves in many philanthropic roles throughout central Arkansas, and currently serves as the President of the Contemporaries board for the Arkansas Art Center.
AJ brings a deep understanding of the specific needs of the agricultural community to Delta Solar. A cotton, soybean, and corn farmer, AJ holds a master’s degree in Agricultural Regulations from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and has worked with the University of Arkansas in agricultural research and extension. AJ is Past President of the Arkansas Soybean Association, an AG Council of Arkansas Board Member, serves on the Drew County Farm Bureau Board of Directors, and is actively involved in the Miracle League of Southeast Arkansas. His robust experience within the agricultural industry makes him a knowledgeable leader and natural fit for our company.
Gary is responsible for the layout and construction of Delta Solar’s solar arrays. A land surveyor by trade, he offers more than 25 years of experience and a track record of building world-class solar projects. Day-in and day-out, Gary is responsible for all hardware installation and ensures that our work runs smoothly.
Austin works extremely hard each day to provide the highest level of service for our construction team. His skill and work ethic are hard to beat!