Babson Magazine

Summer 2013

News, Notes + Nods


Jon Reese (left) and Mona (Patel) Reese founded Brightstar Solar, a residential photovoltaic design and installation firm in Marlborough, Mass. Jon emails, “Mona and I met at Babson and were married in 2008. We followed our dream of starting a company, vetting dozens, and chose solar for its exciting business and environmental possibilities. Started in 2009, Brightstar Solar is one of the fastest growing and largest companies of its type in Massachusetts. We both earned the highest level of solar installer certification, making Mona one of a handful of women nationwide holding the designation.”