Professional Title: Founding Partner
Organization: EVIA - Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Advisors
Sessions: Session 7
David Eckels is a founding partner of Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Advisors LLC, a consulting practice focused on planning and deploying electric vehicle charging projects. EVIA's services encompass every phase necessary for successful EV charging station development, from strategy to business development through execution. Prior to founding EVIA, David joined EVgo to launch the first public fast charge network in Utah. He then managed business development and construction across the western U.S., including urban and corridor programs in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and California. He has led the deployment of thousands of DC fast and Level II chargers from coast to coast. David earned a B.A. from Dartmouth College, and prior to EVs, worked in renewable energy and efficiency. He lives in Salt Lake City and loves exploring the west’s wild places.