President & Chief Executive Officer
As president and CEO of Ecova, Jana Schmidt is responsible for maintaining a clear vision for the company as the leader in total energy and sustainability management.
is recognized as a proven leader with a depth of experience in sales and client advocacy who can grow companies through driving results and enhanced customer loyalty to become leaders in their respective industries.
"Bringing the benefits of Ecovaâ€™s full product and service offerings to our clients will enable them to better understand their resource use, lower their costs, and improve environmental performance."
Prior to becoming president and CEO, Jana was responsible for driving revenue growth as head of the sales and client management teams.
She also led operations for Ecovaâ€™s foundational expense and data management service.
Before joining Ecova, Jana was Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Harland Clarke Corp.
In that role, she led a national sales, client management and marketing organization that served over 11,000 clients in the financial services industry with over $1 billion in revenue.
Prior to this role, Jana led Marketing Services within Harland Clarke, responsible for sales and operational leadership, including call center management.
Jana also served as Vice President of Business Development for Harland, leading the companyâ€™s organic growth strategies for its three business segments which included integrating acquisitions and developing cross sell methodologies across the organization.
Jana holds a B.S. in psychology from Colorado State University.
She sits on the board of directors of Junior Achievement of Georgia and the National Diversity Council named Jana Schmidt one of 2010â€™s Most Powerful and Influential Women of Georgia.
When she is not leading Ecova, Jana loves spending time with her family and is an avid tennis player and a beginner golfer.