Jeff has successfully executed multiple senior leadership roles in smart grid and electric and gas utility services. He served as Co-CEO of cellular device manufacturer Nighthawk. He was President of First Choice Power, and as SVP of TXU Energy, he helped lead Texas electric deregulation. Jeff was also Sr. Vice President for natural gas and electric provider Enserch Energy. He earned an MBA in Finance & Marketing at the JL Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, as well as a BA in Economics and Spanish also at Northwestern.
CMO and EVP
Industry leader David Elve has a history of making companies more relevant and more successful. Dave is responsible for PayGo’s customer acquisition activities across all verticals. Prior to joining PayGo, he served as the inaugural President of the Smart Meter Manufacturers Association of America. Dave was named one of The 15 Most Influential People in Energy, and previously served in executive roles for Landis+Gyr, Black & Veatch, Atos Origin, and Schlumberger. Dave earned an undergraduate degree from Auburn University and an MBA from Mercer University.
Jody joined PayGo in 2007 and is the lead architect of the PayGo solution. He served in previous software design leadership positions with Electrum Corp, Club Car Inc. and I.C.E. Automation. He also served as a military policeman for the United States Air Force in Korea. Jody earned an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Troy University.
Jared leads the Product Management and IT Operations groups. He is responsible for all elements of product ideation and execution, and has led the design, build, and deployment for all PayGo customers. In previous roles at Northrop Grumman & the Department of Defense, he was responsible for product management and the development of multiple aircraft simulation, radar modeling and mission planning projects focused primarily for the F-15 fighter jet. Jared earned a Computer Science degree at the University of Georgia.
VP Client Services
Ted Vann has led client deployments since 2013 as well as leading various PayGo sales teams in both our Enterprise and Small Utility Billing units. Ted has over 25 years’ experience delivering world class business solutions leveraging his extensive operations, IT and customer service background. He has managed system implementations of more than 10 different CIS/AMI vendor platforms for energy companies. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University.
Steve joined PayGo in April 2021. He has over 30 years of experience in accounting and finance roles, including 20 years as CFO or VP Finance in industries such as software development, telecommunications, manufacturing and professional services. Steve graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a degree in Finance and Accounting, and is a CPA.
Gary brings over 30 years of utility, technology, governance, and general legal and business experience to his role. At PNM Resources (Albuquerque NM, Fort Worth, TX), Gary represented integrated New Mexico electric and gas utilities, a Texas electric utility, an affiliated retail electric provider, and a power generation company in state and federal regulatory proceedings and litigation in state and federal court. Gary is a member of the Bar in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.