Management

  • Phillip Oldridge - CEO and Board Chair

    • Former founder & CEO of GreenPower Motor Company, Inc.; CEO of Bus & Coach International; CEO of Cannon Coach Lines, Inc.; CEO of Nevada Charter, Inc.; and CEO of Canamera Carriers, Inc.
    • BS and an MBA from Richmond, the American University in London

  • David Oldridge - Chief Technolgy Officer

    • President EVT Motors, Inc., parent of Envirotech Drive System Inc.
    • Expert in bus and truck design with virtually all experience in the transport industry, illustrated by his many technical certifications.
    • Formerly co-founder & CTO of GreenPower Motor Company, Inc.

  • Rick Eckert - Executive Vice President

    • Former General Manager of Operations for A-Z Bus Sales, Inc.
    • Former Co-Chair Blue Bird Dealer Service Council for Blue Bird Dealers Nationwide
    • Mount San Antonio College, Walnut, CA

  • Mike Menerey - CFO, Secretary, Treasurer and Board Member

    • Former partner of CFO Edge, providing interim & project-related CFO services to clients
    • Former EVP, President, and COO of Mapleton Investments
    • Former EVP, CFO and Secretary of Falcon Communications
    • BA University of Michigan with distinction; CPA through November 2017

  • Theodore Thordarson - Chief Operating Officer, Board Member

    • President, Personal Investment Trust Company, Operations for commercial property uses construction, leasing, and renovations. Responsible for financing, contract negotiations, tenant procurement.
    • Formerly held various executive positions in the real estate industry re: development and contracting.
    • British Columbia Institute of Technology School of Business graduate

  • Mellisa Barcelos, Ec.D - Board Member

    • Manager, Economic Development, City of Prince George, Prince George, BC which includes significant cleantech industry experience
    • President, Board of Directors, BC SPCA
    • Formerly Economic Development Officer; Event & Marketing Coordinator; Ex-Officio Board Member Downtown Prince George.
    • Post-grad Certificates in Econ. Dev. & Real property Valuation; Bachelor of Commerce-Marketing & General Business, University of Northern British Columbia

  • Pam Compton - Board Member

    • Branch Retail Executive, BBVA USA
    • Formerly held executive positions at Chino Commercial Bank, First Bank, Community Bank, Chase Bank and Washington Mutual
    • Served on Board of Directors for Peppermint Ridge, CREW, and on various charitable organization committees.
    • Chaffee College; RMA Credit Analyst Certified; Omega Credit Analyst certification; Chase Leadership certification

  • Michael Di Pietro,CPA, PC - Board Member

    • CPA, founding member of Michael Di Pietro, CPA, PC
      Found Board Member & Chairman: Nutrition & Education Institute; Director, & Audit Committee Chairman, Chino Commercial Bank; Treasurer/Director SoCal Right to Life League; Board Member and Finance Chairman, Cathedral High School, Los Angeles
    • Formerly CFO & Treasurer, Fuller Institute, CFO & Controller, Aurora Borealis; CEO, BMC Management.
    • BA in Accounting; in Psychology & Religious Studies; minor in Biology from the University of South Florida. Masters in Theology-University of Notre Dame & Fuller Theological Seminary.

  • Terry White Elk - Board Member

    • Real estate investment sales, Keller Williams Realty SW
    • Formerly held various positions in real estate including operations manager and sales executive. Also has coached and held positions in leadership organizations.
    • Formerly Board Member Legacy Partners Inc.
    • BA Arizona State University