A former news anchor in his past life, Brian now makes the news instead of reporting it by spending his work days captaining Chariot marketing activities. He is passionate about making solar affordable for all – and excited to be doing just that. He’s lived in eight states, is married to the woman of his dreams and has three boys all under the age of 10. In his spare time Brian enjoys the outdoors and reminiscing about his days as a one-time contestant on the Price is Right, when the legendary Bob Barker ran the show.
Our sales aficionado, Catherine brings robust energy experience in sales to Chariot. Catherine was born and raised in Houston, TX, and graduated from Texas State University before entering the energy industry and spending 5+ years with NRG Energy & ENGIE. She enjoys gardening, cooking, and trying new food/drink spots with friends.
Jaehoon became a part of Hanwha Group in 2019. Since then, he has been navigating through diverse roles and domains. His initial assignment involved procuring electric/instrumental equipment and chemicals for a petrochemical plant situated in a small seaside town, where he dedicated 2 and a half years. Following this, he transitioned to Seoul, taking on a role in planning and analysis within the monomer sales department. Presently, he has embarked on an entirely new venture in the dynamic field of DE business, situated in the energy hub of our planet. On a personal note, he enjoys exploring non-touristy locations on Earth and learning new languages.
Josue is our Tech-Guru! Displaying a vast portfolio of experience, he holds 10 years of General IT experience, with 3 years of enterprise-level IT experience in the banking sector. Extinguished in his craft, Josue has obtained 7 IT Certifications related to Network, Security, and IT Infrastructure. Josue was born in Puerto Rico and has lived in Houston for 10 years.
Our Chemical Engineer has returned! After spending time with Hanwha Energy Global and Chariot Energy over the summer, Feras has moved back to Texas to work as Chariot’s Senior Retail Analyst. Over the past decade, Feras completed his undergraduate degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, with an emphasis in Energy and Environment as he hopes to further his expertise in the renewable energy industry. He brings vast experience to the table after working with manufacturing companies like Conagra brands and AstraZeneca, as well as UL Solutions. In his free time, Feras loves spending time with family and friends, watching action-adventure movies, live sports, and cooking.
An energy ‘Jack of All Trades’, Dr. Meng Fun brings more than 20 years of retail, wholesale, energy trading, and risk management experience to Chariot Energy as Director of Energy Analytics. He has held directors’ and advisory positions at several energy organizations. He is a certified financial risk manager and has earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering specializing in AI neural networks modeling from Oklahoma State University. Outside of work, Dr. Meng is married and has a 17-year-old son. He is also a national chess mater and chess enthusiast, while also enjoying fishing when his back is not killing him.
A content creator by trade, Edgar has revolved his entire career around his strongest skillset… writing. Having worked in a variety of different industries, including pharmaceuticals, sports, infrastructure, and now energy, his craftsmanship with words creates new worlds and paints colorful pictures to enhance brands and improve marketing strategies, for which he is passionate about. In his spare time, Edgar likes to spend time with his girlfriend & family, creative write, and watch movies/TV shows, as well as his favorite sports teams.
A guru in operations, Jessica has worked in the energy industry for 14 years with REPs and a variety of other vendors within the industry. Well-versed in her career, Jessica has had the opportunity to work in different departments and enjoys working in the energy industry, as it is always evolving and allows her to bring her expertise to Chariot. Jessica is a mother of four and a baseball mom to three boys, and enjoys family time the most, whether it’s baseball season, BBQ-ing in the backyard, or walking & biking on a trail. She is a fan of Mixed Martial Arts and never misses a UFC fight.
Shundrika was born in New Orleans, raised in California, and moved to Texas in 2012 by way of Georgia. She married her computer love in 2011 and they have two boys ages 10 and 4. Shundrika is a foodie and enjoys living in the South where everything is fried, dyed, covered and smothered. Her first job when she moved to Texas was in the retail energy industry and she has been here ever since!
A wiz with numbers, Erica holds a BS in Accounting and has been an accountant for over 16 years in industries such as manufacturing, construction, and oil & gas. An aspiring basketball star in her past life, Erica dreamed of hooping like Sheryl Swoops before realizing she could not dribble a basketball… so she picked up a calculator and has been a baller in accounting ever since! A mother of two, with a bonus child, Erica is happily married to her high school sweetheart. She loves cooking and hanging out with her family.
Born in Korea but raised in China, SJ graduated from Peking University and entered the Renewable Energy business by joining Hanwha Energy in 2012. With Hanwha Energy, SJ worked in procurement, sales planning, product management, and corporate planning. SJ brings over a decade of solar industry experience to Chariot Energy, where he now leads the Distributed Energy business for the company. Outside of work, SJ loves spending time with his wife and playing soccer with his two sons.
Krishnan is all about risky business. Bringing 25+ years of energy risk management and trading experience to Chariot, Krishnan has held various leadership roles with a variety of different energy companies. Such roles were Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Commercial Officer before moving to Chief Risk Officer and VP of Commercial Operations. He has an MBA and a Master of Science from the University of Connecticut. Outside of work, Krishnan enjoys gardening and is quite good at it! He also loves golf, but spends more time looking for the ball than hitting the ball.
Amir is a car enthusiast who enjoys watching sports, but not at the same time. He was born in Africa and grew up in the Middle East and South Asia. He later moved to the states for high school and college. He married his gorgeous wife and they have two beautiful daughters- a 6 year old and 8 month old. He likes to jam out to “Baby Shark, do, do, do, do, do, do” and party it up at Chuck E Cheese.
Mohsin is the Chief Operating Officer. As a serial entrepreneur, he founded one of the first independent retail electricity providers in Texas, but has also run a corporate division with four hundred employees and a billion dollars in revenues. He is super excited to lead the charge of bringing truly sustainable but amazingly affordable energy to Texans. Mohsin has lived in four countries, can play several musical instruments, and is married to his high school sweetheart.
Our Data Master! A native Houstonian and former United States Marine, Marcel started his career in IT while also studying political science and economics at the University of Houston earning his B.A. He has over 20 years of experience in IT, starting as a network engineer before changing into software development and database management. Outside of work, Marcel is married to his wife of 25 years and has 3 boys, each with their own love for NFL and College football teams. Personally, Marcel loves to sail and used to be a mainsail trimmer/grinder for a small yacht racing crew.
You can’t be an IT and technology executive unless your very first computer was a Commodore 64 and you learned your first programming language in Basic. Sajjad is a real whiz in his wheelhouse, having been the first to develop an Amazon Alexa skill for retail energy customers. When not spending time making Chariot Energy the technology leader in retail energy, Sajjad enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He’s is also a ringer on the volleyball court and frequently hits the road for long bike rides around the Lonestar State.
Young is the quintessential ‘Man from Earth’ having lived on every continent of the world (except Antarctica). His globe trotting began when he was born in Rome Italy and then studied/worked in countries such as (but not limited to) Ethiopia, Nepal, Australia, China, Ecuador, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Turkey, UAE and the United States. Young has served in the ROK Army in a joint command of US-UN-ROK Forces. After his service, Young has specialized in the electric power industry with over 15 years of experience (from equipment, EPCC, development, technology and energy retail) and has participated in securing/planning multi billion dollar projects around the world.
In Kyu joined Chariot Energy to take the helm of CEO in October 2022. But, he’s no stranger to Hanwha, having been with the company since 2010 in multiple positions in M&A, purchasing, planning and strategy and human resources. In Kyu is proud to now call Houston home after recently moving to the Lone Star State from South Korea with his wife and baby daughter.
Sang Woo majored in statistics in college before joining the energy industry learning about renewable energy and energy retail. After two years in the industry, Sang Woo spent the next two years in the IT industry, learning more on data analytics. He brings all that experience to Chariot Energy develop and maintain a high-level understanding of the energy market here in Texas. In his spare time, Sang Woo loves cycling and makes it a mission to go on vacation once year to enjoy a week of cycling.
Our main problem solver has arrived! Ana graduated from Texas State University with a degree in Computer Science and has worked in the energy industry for the last six years. Ana specializes in data analytics and predictive modeling, using technology to solve problems in the real world.
Tim is taking the reins of the sales team. He is devoted to demonstrating to customers that solar energy doesn’t have to cost more than traditional ‘brown’ power, and matching them up with the best valued plans for their needs. Originally a yankee from Connecticut, he has embraced the Texas way of life with gusto!
An accounting GENIUS, Star is the head Accounting Manager for Chariot Energy. With over 20 years of experience and exposure in the oil and gas industry, Star is a Texas A&M graduate with a BBA in Finance and an MSA in Accounting. Star is a proud wife and mother of 2 beautiful children (11-year old boy and 3-year old girl), while being passionate about her children’s ministry as well as leading a women’s bible study group. When she is not creating memories with her children and family, Star can be found enjoying the great outdoors, whether its hiking or simply taking a walk on a nice day.
Our business intelligence EXTRA-ordinare. She’s all about reducing this world’s dependence on fossil fuels. You can find her curled up reading a good book (sometimes even while at work) or with her 2 pups. Oh yeah, Geaux Saints!
Brooklyn brings five years of administrative business operations experience with her to Chariot Energy! Having grown up in Louisiana, Brooklyn moved to Houston four years ago. A hard-worker, she is eager to learn, grow more professionally, and bring a positive upbeat energy to the company each and every day. Outside of work, Brooklyn enjoys yoga, staying active with her dog, Luna, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
Ivy has a total of 10 years of experience in the energy industry, all being under the Operations umbrella. Working for a variety of different energy companies, Ivy has shown experience as a Customer Service Rep and PJM Billing Analyst before moving up to an Operations Coordinator and Rates Analyst at her more recent companies before Chariot. Outside of work, Ivy loves spending time with her three dogs, family, or binge watching anything and everything. When she has more time to get away, she enjoys going to Electronic Music Dance festivals with her husband and friends.
Nadevia is here to ensure things run SMOOTHLY at Chariot. A highly experienced retail energy professional, Nadevia has over 12 years in the field. Holding a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies and a minor in Business & Psychology from University of Houston-Downtown, Nadevia expresses her expertise in her day-to-day as Operations Manager, overseeing and optimizing operations for the company. Mirroring her successful career, she also takes pride in her role as a devoted wife and mother of three children in her personal life. During her leisure time, Nadevia enjoys watching crime shows like NCIS, Blue Bloods, & SWAT, as well as indulging in fishing trips on her boat.
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