August has been a consultant to the venture capital and cleantech industries for the past 14 years. In this capacity, she has seen thousands of business plans and companies across all sectors and subsectors of energy technologies.
August also works with financial models for financings, transactions, and exit analysis. During the first internet boom, August worked with online energy start-up Utility.com in many capacities. Prior to that, she helped utility companies prepare for deregulation as a consultant with Andersen Consulting (Accenture).
Additionally, August is a founder and past CFO of the International Youth Nuclear Congress, the international organization for young people in the nuclear industry. August is also actively engaged in volunteer efforts for school governance and enhanced math instruction in public schools, in addition to youth, civic, and athletic organizations.
August holds a BS degree from the University of California at Berkeley in Nuclear Engineering and Materials Science Engineering along with an MBA from the Harvard Business School.