April 06, 2020
In this position, Hove will assist the organization in delivering objective, fact-based analysis about the transportation energy sector, leading select research councils, representing the Institute throughout the stakeholder communities and developing long-term strategies to enhance the overall value of the Institute to the market.
Prior to joining the Fuels Institute, Hove spent more than 20 years in the transportation sector in a variety of roles, most recently as vice president of the Alternative Fuels Council, a software-based compliance project of NATSO, the national trade association focused on travel plaza and truck stop owners, focused on renewable/low carbon fuel blending and the trading of renewable fuel credits. Before launching the Alternative Fuels Council, Hove served as vice president and COO of the RINAlliance, as president of Electric Vehicle Owner Honors and vice president of the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores of Iowa. He has also served as an administrator of the Iowa Underground Storage Tank Fund and the Iowa Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Board.
“Jeff’s experience in the transportation energy sector, the relationships he has developed throughout the market and his passion for gathering and sharing knowledge will be invaluable assets to the Fuels Institute,” said Fuels Institute executive director John Eichberger. “I have known Jeff for more than 10 years and I am excited to have him join our team and help lead the Fuels Institute to the next level.”
Hove earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin in Hydrogeology – Contaminant Assessment and Remedial Design.