Terry O’Day

Terry is responsible for product strategy and market development for EVgo, the nation’s largest public fast charging company for electric vehicles (EVs). In addition to his current responsibilities, he led implementation of more than $100 million in EV charging investments. Prior to joining EVgo, Terry was Executive Director of Environment Now foundation, a strategic, entrepreneurial, activist leader in California, where he founded activist environmental organizations in California and Mexico. In 1998, Terry cofounded EV Rental Cars, the first rental company in the United States to offer only EVs to the general public, serving fifteen airports in six states and more than 500,000 customers with over 700 cars.

Terry also serves as Councilmember for the City of Santa Monica and was first elected in November 2010. He holds an MBA from The UCLA Anderson School of Management and completed the Coro Public Affairs Fellows Program in Los Angeles. He earned a BA with honors in Public Policy at Stanford University, with a thesis addressing public finance and demand management of electricity.