Melbourne, Florida-based Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, Inc. (OGES) named Karen Jackson as financial controller effective Oct. 1.
Jackson brings more than 20 years of financial accounting, controller experience and strong work ethic to the team.
"We are delighted to welcome Ms. Jackson to Oakridge,” OGES Executive Chairman/CEO Steve Barber said. “She will be working with (CFO) Ms. Tami Tharp to help us to enhance all our required controls and processes to underpin our anticipated rapid growth over the next 18 months and move to the main board of NASDAQ. Our organization has now added significant strength to our financial accounting department."
With Jackson coming on board, OGES now has 36 full-time employees. A plan for the organization’s continued growth aligns with its rapidly developing product line.
“In addition to adding strength to accounting, Ms. Jackson is another new hire in our mission statement of on-shoring jobs and manufacturing back to the USA by providing the market with Made in the USA product instead of having to rely on imported products," Barber said.
OGES develops, manufactures and markets energy storage products. The company’s solutions are used in consumer, government, industrial, and military applications. The core business is in the design, development and manufacturing of small to large format lithium ion cells, batteries and battery systems.
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