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EY Announces Cameron Funk of InCharge Energy as an Entrepreneur of The Year® 2024 Greater Los Angeles Award Finalist

May 3, 2024

Entrepreneur Of the Year celebrates ambitious entrepreneurs who are shaping the future

 LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2024 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Cameron Funk, CEO of InCharge Energy was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 Greater Los Angeles Award finalist. Now in its 38th year, Entrepreneur Of The Year is the preeminent competitive business award for audacious leaders who disrupt markets, revolutionize sectors and have a transformational impact on lives. Over the past four decades, the program has recognized the daring entrepreneurs with big ideas and bold actions that reshape our world.

Cameron Funk was one of 30 regional entrepreneurs selected as finalists by an independent panel of judges. The candidates were evaluated based on their demonstration of building long-term value through entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth, and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.

Vertically integrated and offering turnkey, end-to-end commercial fleet charging solutions, InCharge Energy is revolutionizing the process of fleet electrification by partnering with businesses and organizations to ensure success at every step of the journey – from the initial site assessment through to ongoing business operations and maintenance. InCharge continues to stand by their customers to ensure “business as usual” is as productive as ever, with chargers supported by an in-house team of service technicians who prioritize fast and expert issue resolution for InCharge customers, optimizing fleet vehicle productivity.

“On behalf of the entire InCharge Energy team, I am delighted to be named an Entrepreneur of the Year,” Cameron commented. “This recognition speaks to the vision, dedication and passion of the entire team to accelerate commercial fleet electrification across North America. We are making a measurable impact on emissions – for example, by helping school bus drivers and students and local communities breathe cleaner air. Our employees are passionate about continuously innovating and iterating on the charging hardware, InControl™ charge management software with load management and other tools, in-house service, CaaS and funding support that we provide to help businesses and organizations easily transition to electric fleet vehicles.”

Founded in 2018, InCharge Energy has become the industry leader in electrification of fleets in North America and an innovator in tech-forward EV charging solutions. With the mission to make a significant impact on climate change, InCharge is driving toward a zero-emissions future with products and services that simplify and accelerate the process of end-to-end fleet electrification. InControl™, the company’s proprietary software platform, makes it easy to handle daily fleet charging operations, with powerful tools like load management to minimize charging-related energy costs and mitigate demand charges – with customers saving up to 45% on energy-related costs – while keeping vehicles charged and ready when needed. Charging as a Service financing provides a path to fleet electrification that both reduces or eliminates upfront costs and provides peace of mind, and InCharge’s team of grants and incentives experts alert customers to available funding and support the application process for attractive options.

Some notable InCharge Energy achievements for 2023:

  • Delivered more than 1.2 million EV charging sessions in 2023, avoiding emissions of 17,500 metric tons of greenhouse gasses
  • Dispensed 27 GW of energy into zero emission fleets
  • Over 12,000 EV charger ports managed by InControl in 2023
  • 98.6% uptime across InControl actively managed chargers
  • Delivering turnkey, vertically integrated EV charging solutions for 80% of vehicle manufacturers and more than 60% of the nation’s largest commercial fleets
  • InCharge’s electric school bus customers have realized savings of up to 45% on total energy bills by leveraging InCharge’s proprietary InControl™ charge management software (CMS), including features that can delay charging to off-peak times to reduce charging-related energy costs while ensuring vehicles are charged and ready when needed
  • Robust interoperability testing between EVs from more than 20 vehicle manufacturers and 100 EV charger models, to ensure vehicle to charger interoperability and compatibility, reliability, and safety
  • Serving customers in all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces and territories, reaching more than 500 North American cities

Regional award winners will be announced on June 13, 2024 during a special celebration at The Beverly Hills Hotel and will become lifetime members of an esteemed community of Entrepreneur Of The Year alumni from around the world. The winners will then be considered by the National judges for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, which will be presented in November at the annual Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies.


Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards include presenting sponsors PNC Bank, Cresa, Marsh USA, SAP and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In Greater Los Angeles, sponsors include Edelman, Cooley, Los Angeles Business Journal, Vaco, ADP, and Rutan & Tucker.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Founded in 1986, Entrepreneur Of The Year® has celebrated more than 11,000 ambitious visionaries who are leading successful, dynamic businesses in the US, and it has since expanded to nearly 80 countries and territories globally.

The US program consists of 17 regional programs whose panels of independent judges select the regional award winners every June. Those winners compete for national recognition at the Strategic Growth Forum® in November where National finalists and award winners are announced. The overall National winner represents the US at the World Entrepreneur Of The Year® competition. Visit

About InCharge Energy

InCharge Energy is simplifying and accelerating commercial fleet electrification in North America. The vertically integrated company’s reliable and scalable turnkey solutions for EV infrastructure equip North America-based businesses, auto manufacturers and dealerships, school districts, and public agencies with everything they need to seamlessly electrify their fleets and optimize daily operations. The company’s wide range of dependable and robustly tested EV charging hardware is complemented by innovative offerings that are unique to InCharge, including open API and scalable InControl™ charge management software, with user-friendly tools to optimize vehicle uptime, mitigate demand charges, and reduce charging-related energy costs while simplifying charging operations. Charging as a Service provides worry-free charging at a predictable, lower monthly cost, and the company’s grants and funding experts help organizations optimize their electrification spend. InCharge’s in-house team of service technicians, strategically located across the continent, provide the company’s customers with the rapid response and issue resolution, plus efficient lighting, and other services. More information about InCharge Energy and its services can be found at You can also follow InCharge on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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