Rick Wheeler, Senior Advisor
Mr. Rick Wheeler has 15 years of energy industry experience and 25 years of experience in financial and accounting roles. He was the Chief Financial Officer of Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (CLNE: NASDAQ) from February, 2003 through November 2014, at which point he retired. Prior to joining Clean Energy, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Blue Energy and Technologies, LLC, a company engaged in the natural gas fueling business.
Prior to joining Blue Energy, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Encoda Systems, Inc., the leading world-wide provider of operating systems to the media industry. Previously, he was a financial executive with the Wellbridge Company who owns and operates upper-scale athletic clubs across the United States. Prior to the Wellbridge Company, he was the Chief Financial Officer for Imagelink Technologies, Inc., an international manufacturer and distributor of video conferencing units. Prior to Imagelink, he spent eight years in the audit division of Arthur Andersen LLP in Denver, Colorado.
He previously was a member of the Leadership Council for RASEI (Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute at the the University of Colorado) and serves on various boards. He graduated from the University of Colorado with a bachelor of science degree in accounting and an MBA. Mr. Wheeler is a certified public accountant in the state of Colorado.