Leading the charge of the electric vehicle revolution demands a team of seasoned growth leaders. Together, we’re working to cover the nation with a vast, accessible, and environmentally responsible EV charging network. Meet our team:
Seasoned growth leaders
Chief Executive Officer
Cathy Zoi joined EVgo as CEO in 2017 and has led the company’s growth and its establishment as the preeminent public fast charging network in the US. Zoi came to EVgo as a distinguished executive with decades of experience in the clean energy, investing, and policy communities.
She has held numerous CEO and senior executive positions in the energy industry, government, academia and non-profit sectors. She was President and co-founder of Odyssey Energy, a distributed generation software company she continues to chair. She was founding CEO of Frontier Power, a rural electrification company incubated by SunEdison. Zoi was an energy investor at Silver Lake and Bayard Capital, a board member for Ice Energy, SES, and Pacific Solar, and a management consultant at ICF and Next Energy. She served in the Obama Administration as Assistant Secretary and Acting Under Secretary at the Department of Energy, where she oversaw more than $30 billion in energy investments. Zoi was also the founding CEO of both the Alliance for Climate Protection, established and chaired by U.S. Vice President Al Gore; and the Sustainable Energy Development Authority, a $50m fund to commercialize clean energy technologies in Australia. In the early 1990s, Zoi was Chief of Staff for Environmental Policy in the Clinton White House and she pioneered the Energy Star program while at the U.S. EPA. Zoi was also an adjunct professor and Precourt Energy Scholar at Stanford University, where she taught and did research between 2012 and 2017.
Zoi has a B.S. in Geology from Duke University and an M.S. in Engineering from Dartmouth.
Chief Operating & Chief Technology Operator
Ivo Steklac is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer at EVgo, responsible for the design, development and day to day operations of EVgo’s products and systems. With more than three decades of experience in the energy sector, Steklac joined EVgo in August 2018, coming most recently from True North Venture Partners, where he served as an Operating Partner and Chief Executive Officer of AquaHyrdrex, Inc., an electrolysis technology company. Prior roles include General Manager of SunPower Corporation, Chief Customer Officer at C3 Energy, and Chief Operating Officer of Tendril Networks, Inc.
Steklac holds degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
Chief Financial Officer
Having previously served as the company’s Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy, Shevorenkova is responsible for capital structure optimization as well as finance, accounting and billing operations and human resources. Shevorenkova’s prior experience includes eight years of investment and transaction advisory services in sustainable infrastructure, including serving as Vice President of Greentech Capital Advisors, an investment bank solely focused on sustainable infrastructure.
Shevorenkova has a MSc Degree in Management, Technology, and Economics from ETH Zurich and a BSc Degree in Applied Mathematics and Informatics from Moscow State University.
Chief Commercial Officer
Jonathan Levy is Chief Commercial Officer at EVgo, managing the team responsible for revenue generation and strategic partnerships, network development, marketing and communications, planning and public funding, and advancing transportation electrification market development. Prior to joining EVgo, Levy was the Director of Policy and Strategy at Vision Ridge Partners, an investment firm focused on sustainable real assets based in Boulder, Colorado. Levy started his career on Capitol Hill as a policy advisor to then-Congressman Rahm Emanuel and served in the Obama Administration in a variety of positions at the U.S. Department of Energy and the White House, concluding his federal service as Deputy Chief of Staff to U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. Over the course of his career, he has consistently tackled issues at the intersection of policy, politics, and execution. Jonathan serves on the Board of Directors of two nonprofit organizations, Veloz, a non-profit organization focused on increasing awareness and adoption of electric vehicles, and EDTA, the Electric Drive Transportation Association.
Levy graduated magna cum laude from Emory University with a B.A. in Political Science.