Jonathon Port

Jonathon Port

WDB Board - Member


Jonathan Port is the founder and CEO of PermaCity, a leading solar energy design company that designs, constructs and installs photovoltaic energy systems for commercial, governmental and residential customers.


Mr. Port sees himself as a sustainable designer and planner on a mission to accelerate the pace of society's transformation from harmful fossil fuels to a green energy future. His firm's proprietary product, the solar strap system, is helping clients save money, energy and the planet.

Prior to founding PermaCity, Mr. Port was CEO of a multi-million dollar independent green utility provider. He has also served as vice president for a retail real estate development company and as an associate consultant on the planning staff of Economics Research Associates where he worked on the California High Speed Rail feasibility study.

Mr. Port holds a Master's Degree in Urban Planning and Sustainable Development from Auckland University in New Zealand and a Bachelor of Science degree in City and Regional Planning from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.