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Earning the titles of chief operating officer, director of sales, and chief financial officer, Right of Way (ROW) Senior Acquisitions and Relocation, among others, Walter Havekorst developed administration, sales, and product development expertise, which he leverages as a member of upper management in two firms, a solar energy producer and a real estate services firm. Walter Havekorst possesses previous management and sales experience with Fortune 500 companies as well as experience managing the acquisition, revitalizing, and selling of a global technology company.
Most recently Walter Havekorst served as a contractor for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transit (HART) and was involved in the acquisition of over $58 Million in Real Estate for the 20.9 Mile Elevated Rail System. http://honolulutransit.org. Mr. Havekorst also was involved in the County of Maui real estate acquisitions for Lahaina Watershed Project, Lahaina Bypass and various other Public Works projects. Mr. Havekorst was able to save federal funding before it was to expire.
Walter Havekorst is a distinguished professional in a wide variety of highly technical fields and has served in a multitude of high-ranking positions at Fortune 500 companies, such as Apple Inc.(AAPL), Oracle (ORCL), Radius, TouchStone Software (TSSW) and Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC).
Some of these positions he has occupied included CEO, Partner, Chief Operations Officer, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Sales, and Regional Account Manager.
Walter Havekorst boasts over 20 years of experience in IT management, Real Estate, Solar, marketing, and sales. His diverse management experiences included overseeing and administrating organizations with more than 300 employees and structuring implementing corporate financials ranging from $50 million to $1 billion. With advanced skills in C-Level and Board Level communication, Walter Havekorst maintains a reputation as a superb motivator and negotiator.
Mr. Havekorst served at Apple Inc. as a Senior Retail Sales Representative. He was successful in major wins for Apple including Avis, Hallmark, Hughes Aircraft, KPMG, McDonnell Douglas ISE Space Station, and the Systems Integrator Program for Apple. He subsequently fulfilled the role of Regional Account Manager at Apple for ComputerLand and later as Channel Development Manager before moving to the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) as National Sales Manager. In this role, he consistently increased the corporate sales growth rate in the range of 36% to 42% per quarter. He then transitioned to Radius, where he began as Vice President of Sales and was promptly promoted to COO.
Walter Havekorst has served in several high-ranking real estate positions as well, including serving as the US Representative reporting to the President of Coldwell Banker in Europe. Additionally, he has served as Real Estate Property Manager/Principal Broker/Commercial Finance at Kulana Capital Management, Inc., TeKoop Properties, Inc. as Chairman. And draws from additional experience and has been involved in over $55M in Real Estate Projects and Sales.
Mr. Havekorst is currently a Commercial and Residential Sales, including Utility and Marketing and Operations Professional involved in diverse PPA, IPP, and EPC contracting processes for ground mounted and roof mounted integrated solar systems in the Southwest United States. This also includes Residential, HOA’s and Non-Profits for the State Hawaii’s multi-Island region.
Mr. Havekorst has been at the reins and responsible for the design of three commercial solar farms (3-10 MW) along with several additional projects on private properties. And most recently, he has been involved with Hawaii Pacific Solar LLC, as co-founder and involved in engineering and the financing business with SOLAR Partner, Solar Designs, Inc., Conergy and Rockwell Financial Group. Hawaii Pacific Solar is the premier PPA supplies to the Department of Education Schools in Hawaii.
Professional awards Mr. Havekorst has earned membership in the Golden Apple Club (only top achievers in Apple Sales), Digital 100 Sales Achievement Circle, Apple Account Executive of the Year, and Real Estate Presidents and Platinum Club qualification awards.
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