East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) is now Ava Community Energy (Ava). New name, new look. Same clean energy, low rates, and local programs.

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Public Policy and Legal

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John Perkins

Legal Director

Prior to joining Ava, John spent ten years at Salesforce where he handled complex commercial transactions, enacted operational improvements to scale legal contracting, and launched the Sustainability Legal team focused on renewable energy, decarbonization, and environmental-social-governance (ESG) matters. He has supported a wide array of industries as an attorney and previously served as a network engineer and technical educator. John received his JD from Golden Gate University and his BA from Carnegie Mellon University.

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