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Switching one company at a time for a more sustainable future.
Founder and CEO
After a successful career as CEO of Pirelli Tire North America, Guy Mannino focused his efforts on sustainable transportation. He is a Pioneer of the EV industry and started promoting electric transportation in 2007. He has been involved in large projects facilitating the charging infrastructure in cities such Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Little Rock/North Little Rock and Las Vegas/North Las Vegas. Verdek™ has installed thousands of stations across the US.Recently Guy has expanded Verdek’s product range by adding CNG fueling stations and LNG mini production plants. From gas guzzlers to zero emission the path can be short with Guy’s commitment to clean air and oil independence.
VP of Sales & Marketing
Rudy Garcia is a corporate management professional with over 30 years of experience in corporate sales and marketing management, information technologies, lean management, business logistics and operations, and clean energy solutions for fleets and vehicle fueling infrastructure. Mr. Garcia has held high level management capacities with United Parcel Service (Fortune 100 Company), Insight (Fortune 500 Company) and is currently the National Sales Director for Verdek LLC. In 2012, Mr. Garcia, was one of four emerging technology company speakers chosen to present their technology solutions to all attendees and an Industry Expert Panel at the closing General Session of the 2012 NMHC OpTech, Apartment Operations and Technology Conference & Exposition, which is recognized as the largest technology-focused event for the multifamily housing industry. In April of 2013, Mr. Garcia was a featured EV and EVSE industry expert speaker at the NAA (National Apartment Association) Green Conference in Baltimore. He has also participated in numerous internet radio shows as a featured speaker.
Gary Naegel is passionate about green energy and sustainable programs, products, and services having spent a career in the higher education space for finance, personnel, and administrative technology solutions to drive improvements for major research universities. He has proven himself as a successful manager of multimillion-dollar budgets and diverse funding sources with an unwavering focus on core priorities and mission. He has demonstrated talent for identifying opportunities and conceptualizing strategic initiatives to realize potential gains, with a solid track record of facilitating productive collaboration between senior leaders, faculty, and external partners.
He is locally involved with the town committee for Energy and Efficiency and church leadership overseeing the installation of solar voltaic panels. At home, Gary has his own solar voltaic panels and drives an electric vehicle.
In 2017, Chris Mohasel took the role of business developer for the cleaning services department of a job placement agency, which specialized in putting scaffolders and insulation fitters to work within industrial areas. The goal was to start expanding the business and tap into emerging markets, one of which was cleaning services. He managed to grow this section from 250€ in monthly billings to 10,000€ in a 6 month period. In 2018, Chris started his own company, Go Green Texas EV. Go Green provides safe, reliable and robust residential and commercial EV charger installation solutions all over Texas. They collaborate with customers on product selection and installation services, providing end-to-end sales, installation, guidance, and support. So far Go Green has been involved in numerous projects spread over Texas.
Network License Renewal
Dani Hope loves being involved in the Electric Vehicle market, and she’s excited to see the EV driver base grow year after year. She’s been renewing software services for 19 years, and for 6 of them has been working with ChargePoint and OCPP, whom she has grown to appreciate as loyal EV charging station hosts. In her spare time, Dani enjoys hiking in the Santa Cruz mountains with her dogs, and gardening around her home.
Chris Hermey has filled several roles at Verdek: Social Media Manager, Graphic Artist, Web Content Manager, and Database Leads Manager, but is now a full-time Project Manager. After experiencing the tech scene in Seattle for eight years, having worked at Microsoft and several start-up companies as a Software Test Engineer, he moved back to CT seeking new opportunities in the field of Web Design and Web Content Management, and now finds himself in a new Project Management role with Verdek. Chris currently manages EV charging projects in Nevada (8 sites) and in Utah (11 sites) to install DC Fast Charging stations statewide. In this position, Chris is coordinating with equipment suppliers and construction companies completing weekly reports to return to the customer.
In memory of Seth Mannino
Seth joined Verdek straight from College. He worked with us for 4 years taking more responsibilities. He managed Verdek’s social media and Verdek’s Technical Department.
Seth passed away on March 28, 2015. He was 24. We all miss him.
Donate to Seth’s Wheel of Life Fund for The Cancer Research