The Team

  • Lida Ruiz

    Lida Ruiz

    EV Expert

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    Lida Ruiz

    Lida Ruiz

    EV Expert

    Lida found her home at Current in 2019 after more than 18 years in the automotive industry. In addition to her role helping our customers find the perfect EV, she single-handedly photographs all cars for Current. She loves all photography, though, and still loves to shoot the occasional wedding! Lida is passionate about environmental friendliness and loves to help people Get Current! When not at work she loves spending time with her daughters, her dogs and coffee!

  • Ray Golding

    Ray Golding

    EV Expert

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    Ray Golding

    Ray Golding

    EV Expert

  • Dariusz Kononowicz

    Dariusz Kononowicz

    Purchase Operations Coordinator

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    Dariusz Kononowicz

    Dariusz Kononowicz

    Purchase Operations Coordinator

    Dariusz has been an automotive enthusiast for many years. Before joining Current Automotive he was responsible for buying and selling “traditional” cars. Now he brings his extensive experience to Current and is applying his talents to the world of EVs. He spends his free time in the classic car world, and enjoys sharing this passion with his son.

  • Jeff  Jones

    Jeff Jones

    Store Coordinator

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    Jeff  Jones

    Jeff Jones

    Store Coordinator

    Jeff blends his passion for cars with his extensive professional experience in technology to keep Current Automotive running smoothly each day.

  • Trip Jacobs

    Trip Jacobs

    Co-Founder

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    Trip Jacobs

    Trip Jacobs

    Co-Founder

    Trip began his career in the auto industry when he joined the family business in 2006. After almost 10 years, he left to try something new. He became the store manager for a Tesla store in Chicago. He led the store for over two years, eventually taking it to become one of the Top 10 performing Tesla stores globally in Q4 2016. He left Tesla to rejoin the family business in 2017, and co-founded Current Automotive in 2018. Trip is a pilot, he currently flies a Diamond DA40.

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