Keith Berger is the Founder and CEO of Oodles Energy. As such, Mr. Berger is responsible for the overall direction, growth, and operations of Oodles. Prior to founding Oodles, Keith spent the past 10 years in the Private Equity sector, where he worked as a turnaround specialist focusing on high growth situations. Oodles is Keith’s second startup having co-founded a Solar EPC, Velo Solar, in 2014 with a successful exit in 2017. Keith began his career at GE as a superalloy metallurgist and at Booz Allen in the Operations Strategy practice.
Keith has been a director of multiple growth companies include OnePath (sold to MSouth) and Blisk, a UV air sterilizer startup, as well as the Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs in Atlanta.
Keith has undergraduate degrees in Mechanical and Materials Engineering, an MS in Metallurgy, and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at NYU.
Paul Efron serves as both the Lead Investor and Chairman of the Board. Paul was a General Partner of Goldman Sachs in the Investment Banking Division and retired from his role as Advisory Director at the end of 2022 after 38 years with the firm. Notably, Paul acted as the lead advisor to The Ford Motor Company for 15 years executing many of the company’s most important transactions during this period (including designing the $23B financing which kept Ford out of bankruptcy during the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-2010). He also served for 20 years on the Firmwide Capital Committee which reviews the firm’s capital commitments and complex underwritings.
Paul is/has been a director of growth companies including Insomnia Cookies (sold to Krispy Kreme), Survey.com (sold to Trax Inc.), Bionic Sight and the battery recycling company Ecobat.
Paul served as Chairman of the Board of his alma mater, Pomona College, and received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Bill Soule serves as the VP, Marketing and has over 10 years of experience in the electric vehicle industry working with OEMs, agencies, auto dealerships, municipalities and utilities to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles.
Electrifying transportation has been a personal and professional focus, from creating innovative EV adoption programs to advancing EV charging infrastructure to developing education and training campaigns for Toyota, Volkswagen, Kia, Mercedes and Nissan.
An expert in federal, state and utility incentives and rebates, Bill has spent the last few years concentrating on site host acquisition for EV charging stations.
Tom Buckley serves as the VP of Customer Partnerships of Oodles Energy. Mr. Buckley focuses on continuously refining the Oodles Sales and Service Delivery model to ensure it remains aligned with the evolving needs of our customer partners and to ensure all partnership agreements are mutually beneficial and goal aligned.
Tom is an experienced business executive with over 35 years creating new revenue and business models around emerging technologies and using those to transform enterprise businesses. Prior to Oodles, Tom worked in a wide variety of roles ranging from founding and successfully exiting 4 privately held Software and Services companies to roles with Accenture to Microsoft.
Tom earned a double major in Economics and Japanese from the University of Notre Dame. Most recently Tom spent the past 3 years living and working in Tokyo leading the Innovation Team for a $1 Billion Japanese Trading company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Reynaldo Calzadilla serves as the Director of Engineering of Oodles Energy. As such, Mr. Calzadilla leads the identification, integration, and implementation of new technologies into Oodles’ product portfolio. He also operates to assess current and future EV charging requirements to provide a tailored approach to each solution.
Prior to Oodles Energy, Reynaldo worked extensively in the public utilities sector, performing various roles from project manager to lead engineer. He consistently delivers projects on time and under budget while developing innovative, efficiency driven processes that are used as foundational building blocks on subsequent projects.
Reynaldo has an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida and an MS in Electrical Engineering from University of Central Florida. Reynaldo is a licensed professional engineer and practices in the state of Florida.
Jocelyn Johnson serves as the Sr. Director of Business Development. As such, Ms. Johnson creates and maintains solid relationships within multifamily, identifies innovative ways to grow the business, anticipates areas of client need, promotes the Oodles Charging as a Service (CaaS) model to multifamily leadership, and directs marketing campaigns.
With over 15 years of experience in corporate law, brand management, and small business consulting, Jocelyn’s professional record demonstrates her ability to consistently improve processes and overcome challenges. She prefers to focus on building better relationships – allowing those relationships to build better business.
Jocelyn has a BA-Political Science Pre-Law from Hampton University, and an MS-Human Resource Management and MBA from American Intercontinental University.
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