Nuvve’s President and COO, Ted C. Smith, CFA, Cic, Nacd.DC, Is Recognized as Nacd Directorship Certified®

Nuvve Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: NVVE) announced today that the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) recently recognized Ted Smith as president and chief operating officer, as NACD Directorship Certified®. Directors who earn this designation signal to boards, investors, and other stakeholders that they are keeping on top of the emerging issues and trends impacting financial performance, disrupting business models, and changing the competitive landscape.

The NACD Directorship Certification program®, the nation’s premier certification for board directors, provides a tangible assessment of a director’s understanding of the essential knowledge required to lead in today’s boardrooms. Certification facilitates continuous learning and allows directors to showcase their governance knowledge to the companies they serve and other stakeholders in the broader governance community.

“I am honored to join the distinguished and diverse group of NACD Certified Directors who are committed to advancing the highest standards of boardroom excellence,” said Smith. “The information I’ve learned and demonstrated via NACD’s certification program are key assets to the companies I serve, as well as to my professional growth as a director.”

Ted Smith is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Nuvve Holding Corp., and a passionate advocate of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology. He has been with Nuvve since its inception as the company’s founding investor and first board member, then later as its President and Chief Operating Officer. Ted currently sits on Nuvve’s board, while serving on the board of Levo Mobility and as a board observer of Switch.  Ted previously served on the board of Dreev, a business venture with Nuvve, in 2019.

Prior to joining Nuvve, Ted worked for over two decades in the finance industry and was an officer in the United States Navy. Ted is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder, a recipient of the Chartered Investment Counselor (CIC) designation, holds an MBA from the University of San Diego, and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Engineering Technology from Maine Maritime Academy.

“NACD Certified Directors demonstrate their keen awareness that directorship is a profession that, like all professions, requires continuous learning,” said Peter R. Gleason, NACD’s CEO. “Ted Smith is leading the way in achieving and maintaining the highest credential available to directors in the United States.”

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For more than 40 years, NACD has been on the leading edge of corporate governance, setting standards of excellence that have elevated board performance. NACD arms today’s directors with insights and education that drive their mission forward, while preparing a new generation of boardroom leaders to meet tomorrow’s biggest challenges. NACD is a community of more than 23,000 directors driven by a common purpose: to be trusted catalysts of economic opportunity and positive change—in businesses and in the communities they serve. To learn more about NACD, visit


Nuvve Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: NVVE) is leading the electrification of the planet, beginning with transportation, through its intelligent energy platform. Combining the world’s most advanced vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology and an ecosystem of electrification partners, Nuvve dynamically manages power among electric vehicle (EV) batteries and the grid to deliver new value to EV owners, accelerates the adoption of EVs and supports the world’s transition to clean energy. By transforming EVs into mobile energy storage assets and networking battery capacity to support shifting energy needs, Nuvve is making the grid more resilient, enhancing sustainable transportation, and supporting energy equity in an electrified world. Since its founding in 2010, Nuvve has successfully deployed V2G on five continents and offers turnkey electrification solutions for fleets of all types. Nuvve is headquartered in San Diego, California, and can be found online at

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Written by Nizel Pradhan

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