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NovaCHARGE was founded in 2008 to address the need for a next-generation electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. As a leading provider of EV networked and non-networked charging solutions, NovaCHARGE is dedicated to enabling a better environment for future generations by supporting a zero-emission transportation infrastructure, offering convenient, affordable, grid-friendly charging stations that enable access across both public and private locations.
NovaCHARGE is a Certified Minority/Woman-owned business, and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.
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Our leadership team.
Oscar Rodriguez is an EV veteran, having stewarded both utility companies and commercial businesses through the process of adopting EV infrastructure for over 15 years.
Oscar Rodriguez is the Executive Chairman and CEO of NovaCHARGE. As an EV Industry veteran & EVSE Pioneer, Oscar has stewarded both utility companies and commercial businesses through the process of adopting EV infrastructure for over 15 years.
Oscar is experienced in setting market vision and strategy, with a focus on execution and growth in both new ventures and public high-technology companies. He is an expert in communications/computing/cloud equipment, enterprise software, and cyber security markets. Oscar is a strong multi-cultural leader, with public company board and executive level experience, including sales and team leadership experience on multiple continents. At heart, he is a technologist with expertise in product portfolio strategy and product development, with a strong focus on revenue creation through direct customer engagement, global channel sales development and creation of new partner eco-systems.
Helda Rodriguez is a recognized business leader with over 25 years of executive experience.
Helda Rodriguez is the Co-founder and President of NovaCHARGE. A pioneer in the Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment industry, she founded NovaCHARGE in 2008 with the vision of making a difference in the evolution of transportation and creating a more sustainable world. As president of NovaCHARGE, Helda is leading the charge to deliver the next generation fueling infrastructure that will enable Plug-in Electric Vehicles to become more mainstream.
Helda is a recognized business leader with over 25 years of executive experience. In 2010, she was selected to kick start the US DOE $30M ChargePoint America Program, expanding EV infrastructure throughout the state of Florida and Washington, D.C. She has served two terms as Secretary of the Space Coast Clean Cities Coalition, and in 2009 was included in “Top 10 People to Watch in Tampa Bay” by the St. Petersburg Times. She is also the Founding member of Drive Electric Florida, and currently serving as Secretary of Drive Electric Florida. Helda is credited with managing and organizing the 2014 and 2015 Drive Electric Tampa Bay events, and currently sits on the University of Central Florida’s, Florida Solar Energy Center Advisory Board.
Director of Operations
William Rigsby is an experienced sales and marketing professional having held technical advisory positions in various industries.
William Rigsby has over 6 years experience in sales, marketing, and technical advisory positions in various industries. William joined the NovaCHARGE team in January 2009. His role as Director of Operations and Channels involves a variety of tasks including speaking engagements, channel partner sales and installation training, and technical support both for ChargePoint owners and channel partners. He has worked with a variety of organizations such as Clean Cities Coalitions and USGBC North Florida to help promote clean and sustainable environments.
In 2011, he received a Group Achievement Award for participation on the first LEED Platinum building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Most recently William was requested to publish an article for a regional lifestyle magazine’s Green Issue, touching on EV infrastructure and the challenges the region faces. His love of automobiles and his dedication to making the world a healthier and cleaner place to live is one of the many reasons for joining NovaCHARGE.
Lauren Burke is an accomplished leader with over 10 years of managerial and operational experience.
Lauren Burke is an accomplished leader with over 10 years of managerial and operational experience in both retail and law firm establishments. As General Manager of NovaCHARGE, Lauren manages sales and customer support, accounting, and the day to day operations of the company. She is OSHA certified, and ensures safety requirements are adhered to in-office and in all EV equipment installations. Lauren is passionate about the EV industry, and promotes it whenever possible. She is credited with co-managing and organizing the 2014 and 2015 Drive Electric Tampa Bay events, and serves as a continuing volunteer at the annual Great American Teach-In, educating students on the importance of the EV industry on our future. Lauren is a member of the Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition and the Tampa Bay Technology Forum.
Lauren has over 25 years of experience in performing arts, including direction, production and performance, and has performed in over 40 theatrical productions. A devout animal lover, she co-manages The Pet Project, an association that raises funding to assist financially disabled individuals with emergency vet care and pet foster home placement. Lauren is also a member of the Mid-Florida American Pit Bull Association.
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