Fuel the world with economic and environmentally friendly alternatives.
ANGI is a recognized leader and innovator, providing a complete line of the safest and most reliable solutions in the Compression and Natural Gas Vehicle Refueling Station industries. For over 30 years, customers around the world have depended on our team to create and deliver cutting-edge products, superior project management and service, and impactful training programs.
At ANGI, we are stronger together. Our employees collaborate to create innovative solutions that help our customers achieve their goals. We provide our employees with hands-on experience and meaningful development opportunities across our business.
And we have fun! We celebrate holidays, team up to serve our communities, and kick back at team events. Working with these motivated, passionate, and supportive colleagues makes our ANGI team feel more like a family.
We are a part of Gilbarco Veeder-Root, one of five major companies operating under Vontier. Our team and culture are aligned around Vontier's proven system for success, the Vontier Business System, with a continuous improvement mindset that drives every aspect of our work.
We offer vast growth, learning, and recognition opportunities. This is the place for people who are highly motivated, fascinated by new technology, committed to quality and continuous improvement, and have a passion for achieving measureable results.
According to Our Team:
Working at ANGI has made me part of a family dedicated to helping each other and our customers. The daily challenge of solving a complex issue or answering a quick question provides opportunities to apply our Vontier Business System tools. It is rewarding to make a positive impact on the world of refueling and energy.
Senior Manager of Controls, Field Service & Test
Joined in 2012
According to Our Team:
I have been with ANGI for over 30 years and am proud to be a part of a company leading its industry. I am motivated every day by my passion for our people and our customers. Everyone is willing to lend a hand to get the job done. We're challenged to learn and grow, and management inspires us and empowers us to be decision-makers. We all look out for each other's safety, the quality of our products, and ways to get things done efficiently and effectively. When we achieve our goals, there is such a feeling of accomplishment.
Project Manager II Joined in 1998
According to Our Team:
ANGI is a wonderful place to work. The close-knit family feel is complemented by a tremendous corporate support network through Gilbarco and Vontier. Our corporate strategy promotes personal and organizational growth, with a strong focus on continuous improvement. I am supported by the company, and I know I have a great team alongside me to tackle any challenges that may arise. I'm excited to drive change and growth as we push our industry forward.
Director of Canadian and Eastern U.S. CNG Sales Joined in 2020
About Our Leaders:
VP of Engineering
Todd has served as VP since January 2020, working with his team to develop products that safely deliver natural gas to vehicles and pipelines, as well as innovating to expand into new environmentally-friendly markets.
Todd’s early career experiences range from coaching collegiate track and field, to hazardous waste recycling, to integrating hydrostatic transmissions. These led him to Caterpillar, where he worked for over 18 years in a variety of product development, continuous improvement, and leadership roles. Todd left his ultimate role of Machine Research Manager at Cat to join East Manufacturing Corporation as a VP. He brings to ANGI his passion for inspiring people on their journey of improved self-efficacy.
Todd holds a BA in Physics from Illinois Wesleyan University. Todd lives in Janesville, WI where he indulges his hobby as a musician in his down time.
Mark Williams President
Mark has served as the President of ANGI since the beginning of 2019. He and his team are helping drive clean, green transportation and related solutions.
Mark came to ANGI after 10 years at Gilbarco Veeder-Root, where he began his career as an intern. Over time, he held roles in marketing, product management, service operations, and organizational project management. Prior to his current role, Mark was the Vice President of Marketing for Gilbarco North America, and served on the Fortive Marketing Council. Mark previously worked as an investment banking Associate with Houlihan Lokey, where he concentrated on financial restructuring transactions in the energy, gaming and airline industries.
Mark holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia. Mark lives in Janesville, Wisconsin near ANGI’s headquarters, and can usually be found either working with the ANGI team or trying to keep up with his two young children.
Jared Hightower VP of Sales
A 25-year veteran of the NGV/CNG space, Jared began his career as an engineer focusing on design, construction, and operations of CNG stations before moving into sales in 2002.
He joined ANGI in 2010, and participated in our transition from private to public ownership in 2014 when we joined the Gilbarco Veeder-Root family. The acquisition continues to further strengthen ANGI’s ability to innovate, improve, and to serve the CNG and RNG industries. After joining ANGI as Regional Sales Manager in 2010, Jared became VP of Domestic CNG Sales in 2011 and ultimately moved into the VP of Sales role. Jared holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He enjoys travel, food of all varieties, exercise, and most importantly family time.
Karen Sargent Director of Customer Service
Kӓren has served as the Director of Customer Service since May of 2020, working with her team to provide aftermarket parts sales, field service, commissioning of ANGI equipment and maintenance contracts.
Kӓren has over 29 years of CNG experience in the service industry. She has held various roles within ANGI serving as Customer Service Representative, Production Coordinator, and fifteen years as Supply Chain Manager before returning to lead the Customer Services Teams. Her vast CNG experience helps her lead a strong and engaged team.
Kӓren is an active member of the Employer of Choice Team (EOC) and leads our Holiday Charity Events. She enjoys the family feel at ANGI, holiday decorating, and lends her skill as a master gardener to landscape on the beautiful ANGI campus.
Kӓren attended University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and continues her education with on-line classes at Harvard Business School and Blackhawk Technical School.
Director of HR
Jennifer leads ANGI’s human resources team, including organization and employee development, talent acquisition, coaching, and engagement. She is also a Communications Lead for the Steering Committee of the Vontier Allies for Inclusion employee resource group.
Jennifer joined ANGI in March 2020 after having served in HR leadership roles in various industries for over 17 years.
Jennifer holds an MS in Organizational Change Leadership from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and a BBA in Human Resources Management from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Jennifer currently resides with her family in Wisconsin. She enjoys traveling, camping, kayaking, and spending time with family and friends.
Joel van Rensburg
General Manager of Hydrogen
Joel leads ANGI's future expansion into hydrogen fueling solutions.
Since joining ANGI in 2013 as Director of Continuous Improvement and Quality with a focus on the producing Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) refueling equipment and systems, he has held roles of increasing responsibility. From 2014 to 2016, Joel served as Business Systems Leader, launching ANGI’s lean, policy deployment, VAVE, PPV, and NPD processes. From 2016 through to 2019 as VP of Engineering, Joel implemented engineering process controls and diversified ANGI’s offering to include remote monitoring and maintenance solutions, as well as new compression solutions to support customer flexibility. In January 2020, Joel was promoted to VP of Business Development and Marketing with a focus on international diversification and expansion into alternate fueling segments.
Joel is driven and focused on applying his engineering and leadership skills to build a business that is at the forefront of the global decarbonization agenda. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from UW Milwaukee. He lives in Janesville, Wisconsin with his wife and two children.
Jason Waldrop Director of Operations
Jason has served as Director of Operations at ANGI since February of 2020. He and his team relentlessly pursue waste elimination and increased productivity in their role procuring, producing, and shipping all internally built ANGI items.
Jason holds a strong knowledge of operational directives and Lean implementation. He has held roles of increasing responsibility in food and hot-fill beverage manufacturing, primary packaging technologies, lean facilitation, and general management including Operations Manager and General/Plant Manager.
Jason served in the United States Navy as a Sonar Technician and an Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist. During his time in the military he conducted a Gulf cruise in Operation Desert Fox, and a UNITAS cruise multination maritime exercise in Latin America.
Jason has an Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has lived all over the United States, including Michigan, Illinois, California, Virginia, Florida, and Kentucky, and currently resides in Wisconsin. Jason has two daughters, enjoys cooking for friends and family, playing the ukulele, and would be a country music singer…if he had “a better voice and guitar skills.”
Kristi Bierman Controller
Kristi has served as the Finance leader for ANGI Energy for over 24 years, and brings extensive industry experience having served ANGI for over 30 years. Over her tenure she has held various finance and accounting positions, including leading payroll, general accounting, and cost accounting. She currently leads all finance and accounting functions, IT and enterprise resource planning.
Kristi attended Blackhawk Technical College for Accounting and received her Business/Accounting Certificate from Muhlenberg Vocational School in Greenville, Kentucky. Kristi currently lives in Janesville, WI and enjoys travel with family and friends. She has 3 adult children and 2 granddaughters with whom she is privileged to spend regular time.
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