A strong board is the backbone to a successful organization. Our Board of Directors is comprised of strong community leaders coming from a variety of backgrounds, with a variety of skills and specialties. But they do hold one thing in common – they know that together, they can help Nexus Energy Center build smarter energy communities in Alabama and provide a brighter energy future for generations to come.

The board meets the third week of most months. For questions concerning board development, or if you are interested in serving, contact Keith Lowhorne at keith@nexusenergycenter.org.

 

Ruchi founded Nexus Energy Center in 2009 and serves as its Executive Director. Mrs. Singhal holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Tech and an MS in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University. After graduation, she worked for the state of North Carolina in various energy and air quality positions. She is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and the Association of Energy Engineers Region II – 2014 Energy Manager of the Year. Mrs. Singhal has been successful in securing over $2.5 million to support Nexus projects since 2010.
Amanda Weaver is a native of Fayetteville, Tennessee. She has more than 16 successful years in the banking industry. Amanda currently serves as Vice President of Private Banking with ServisFirst Bank. She is responsible for growth and development within her market. Her goal is to continually develop avenues of opportunity that will not only enhance the profitability of her client’s business, but also pave the way for their continued personal financial growth. Amanda provides customized solutions and products with a “white glove” approach to service. She maintains an active role in numerous professional and community organizations. Weaver served as Chairman of the Mountain Lakes Division of the March of Dimes, Ex-officio member to the Huntsville Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, member of Huntsville Hospital Development Council, and ELT member for the American Heart Association. She currently serves as a director and Past President of the Madison Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Board of Director and treasurer for Nexus Energy Center, WEDC member, WID member, RSACWC member, MWR member, and a Kappa Delta Alumni member. Amanda is also a graduate of Leadership Huntsville Madison County L-30 and Connect Class 11. She and her husband Matt have been happily married for 14 years with two handsome outgoing sons: Ian, 10 and Aidan, 5. She believes that serving others is a privilege and your gifts should be shared within your community.
Stephanie Deaton earned a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech.  She worked for NASA contractors for six years, supporting International Space Station payloads.  Her most recent project was helping a local Paleo bakery obtain gluten-free certification and acceptance as a vendor at Whole Foods.  She currently works for Bastion Technologies as a Safety Engineer for the Space Launch System. She is also the President of the North Alabama Georgia Tech Alumni network. 
Tiffany Jordan is the founder and owner of Driven Solutions, a Business Development firm that helps clients build and maintain long lasting relationships throughout the Southeast Region. Tiffany is continuously working to find solutions for the everyday needs of clients while helping them maximize their full potential in order to reach goals. At a young age, Tiffany made a name for herself here in the Rocket City by being a dedicated volunteer to United Way of Madison County and a hard worker. After managing a well known dental practice for five years, Tiffany worked for the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce. Through the years, she has established herself as a trustworthy, dedicated, and diligent young professional. She was recently recognized as one of the top 40 young professionals under the age of 40 by 256 Magazine. Tiffany also acts as an emcee during several community events and is a regular panelist on The Women EMpowerment segment of Oakwood College’s radio show every third Sunday. Being a full time mom is certainly Tiffany’s most important role in life.

 

 

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