2021 Conference Speaker Bios
Dr. Shelley Francis
Dr. Francis, a former Medical School Faculty member, is a public health executive, entrepreneur and transportation disruptor. Dr. Francis is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of EVNoire. EVNoire’s work focuses on two pillars: E-Mobility Best Practices and Equity Best Practices. The EVNoire Team specializes in providing business solutions to enhance electrification strategies for Utilities, Non-Profits, Municipalities, Government Agencies, Public Health Organizations, and Regional and National organizations to expand this market share. EVNoire also engages communities on workforce development opportunities in the alternative fuel/electric vehicle economy.
The EVNoire Team provides opportunities to engage with multi-modal, clean transportation through education and outreach, expanding charging infrastructure, marketing/launches, workplace charging, workforce development and beneficial policies. Dr. Francis and Terry Travis’ vision led to the Co-Founding of the nation’s largest network of diverse EV drivers and enthusiasts, EVHybridNoire, a 501c3 Nonprofit. EVHybridNoire, is a national, award winning, multicultural organization focused on increasing EV adoption and awareness in diverse communities.
EVHybridNoire is a membership based organization with thousands of members and chapters across the United States, Canada, Europe and beyond. The EVHybridNoire Team is intentional about providing resources and access to under-resourced, diverse and frontline communities, around affordable, clean and sustainable energy vehicles and platforms. Dr. Francis is recognized as a national thought leader in Best Practices, E-Mobility and Public Health Disparities. Dr. Francis serves as a Board Director for the Electric Auto Association, a National 501c3 advocacy group.