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The EV Revolution: What’s Happening Now and in the Future

September 20, 2021 @ 4:00 pm 5:00 pm CDT

Want to know what’s happening with Electric Vehicles and infrastructure? Check out this webinar as we dive into the new advancements for EVs. Join Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC) as we partner with financial planner Nova R Wealth to talk about the present and future of the Electric Vehicle sector! We will discuss all things related to EVs, including information on companies and how they are approaching the future of EVs. Learn about what is happening in the Kansas City region, nationwide, and internationally as we look at where technology is now and where it is headed. The webinar will be Monday, September 20th at 4:00 pm CDT. Our panel will consist of Tami Alexander and Brandt Hertenstein, both from MEC, and Tim Rodgers, founder and CEO of Nova R Wealth. This webinar is for anyone who wants to educate themselves on EVs and anyone thinking about investing or wondering where to start in the EV sector of the stock market.

Our Panelists

Tim Rodgers is the Founder and Principal of Nova R Wealth. Rodgers oversees the daily operations of the company, which provides financial planning and wealth management for individual and corporate entities. He has garnered over 39 years of experience in the financial services industry and has served in leadership roles involving client service, asset management, and financial planning. Rodgers attended his undergraduate studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas city Block School of Business and is a certified financial planner. Community involvement includes serving on the board of directors for AdventHealth Shawnee Mission and AdventHealth Foundation. Tim lives in Louisburg, Kansas with his wife, Susan, and together they have raised three sons.     Tami Alexander joined MEC in 2017 to support the biofuels project in Kansas and is Senior Program Coordinator for the Central Kansas Clean Cities Coalition, managing event coordination, outreach, and program administration for transportation projects. She has Bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics-Statistics and Geology and a Master’s in Environmental Science, all from Wichita State University. A life-long Kansan, Tami lives in Wichita with her husband and their three children. She is passionate about promoting the environmental and economic health of both urban and rural communities in Kansas.  In her free time, she volunteers with her sons’ BSA troop and her sorority housing board, and enjoys DIY projects, spending time outdoors, and cheering on the Shockers, Chiefs, and Royals.     Brandt Hertenstein joined MEC in the fall of 2020 as a Program Coordinator. His focus is on the transportation sector, specifically advocating for electrification of vehicles and infrastructure development in the Midwest region. He is co-coordinator for the Kansas City Regional Clean Cities Coalition. Prior to joining MEC, Brandt was a member of Bridging the Gap’s city-wide recycling team. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, where he also completed his Master’s in Bioenergy. Outside of work, Brandt enjoys time with his family, traveling, and learning about investment strategies. He hails from Chicago and continues to have a vested interest in all Chicago sports teams, rain or shine!  


September 20, 2021
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm CDT


Metropolitan Energy Center
Nova R Wealth
Kansas City Regional Clean Cities
Central Kansas Clean Cities
Electrify Heartland