BOSTON, June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WegoWise, the leader in energy benchmarking, has announced that veteran tech executive Laila Partridge will become WegoWise's new Chief Executive Officer. Partridge is a Fortune 100-trained executive with 30 years of experience in corporate and entrepreneurial settings. She has held executive roles in large companies like Intel and Wells Fargo, and has co-founded technology, health, and workplace start-ups. She comes to WegoWise as it transitions from a start-up company to an industry leader.
"WegoWise has the largest database of its kind in the nation and is poised for extensive growth," said Partridge. "The company's mission aligns closely with my own experience and philosophy, and I'm excited to lead the next stage of WegoWise's development."
Partridge will lead WegoWise as it continues to expand upon its successes. Since 2010, WegoWise has accumulated the largest database of affordable housing utility data in the world and evaluated more than 1.5 billion square feet of real estate and over six million utility bills, providing crucial data to property owners around the country.
Outgoing CEO Andrew Chen will continue to serve as Chief Financial Officer of Boston Community Capital (BCC) and Managing Director of its Venture Fund, which provides equity investments in high-potential businesses that create financial, social and environmental returns.
Elyse Cherry, CEO of BCC, WegoWise's sponsoring organization, will continue to serve on the board of WegoWise as the Executive Chair. "We are delighted to welcome Laila, whose vision and years of experience make her an ideal leader for WegoWise. We are extraordinarily grateful to Andrew for his dedication to and leadership of the company during the first phase of its growth," said Cherry.
WegoWise is an online provider of monitoring and analytics solutions for minimizing the water and energy use of multi-family homes. It offers easily accessible reports that highlight energy and water inefficiencies so customers can make smart decisions and save money on utility bills. For additional information, visit www.wegowise.com.
About Boston Community Capital
Boston Community Capital (BCC) is a non-profit community development financial institution dedicated to building healthy communities where low-income people live and work. Since 1985, BCC has invested more than $1 billion in projects that provide affordable housing, good jobs, and new opportunities in low-income communities, connecting these neighborhoods to the mainstream economy.
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