Charles G. Nichols
Chief Financial Officer
Charlie joined SmartTruck in 2015, bringing 25 years of diverse experience across a number of industries and financial and executive functions.
After beginning his career as a successful commercial lender, Charlie’s work at a $4 billion automotive supplier included an IPO on the NYSE, multiple M&A transactions, and European expansion. He has had significant operational finance experience in a variety of manufacturing operations, and has led hundreds of millions of dollars in financing rounds, from start-up equity to investment-grade debt at a Fortune 50 energy company.
He has been CFO at both public and private equity companies, and headed investor relations at an NYSE technology manufacturer before serving as COO of an investment management firm.
Charlie holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and a BA in Economics from Duke University.