At CFO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top United States based CFO’ operating in the Electric Vehicle space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Executive Vice President and CFO of General Motors
Chuck Stevens was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of General Motors effective Jan. 15, 2014. Stevens is responsible for leading the company’s financial and accounting operations on a global basis. Stevens was previously CFO of GM North America since January 2010. He led GM’s financial operations for U.S. Sales, Service and Marketing, GM Canada, GM de Mexico, North America Manufacturing, Customer Care and Aftersales, and OnStar. He was also interim CFO of GM South America from December 2011 to January 2013.
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About General Motors: General Motors manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts.
CFO & CIO of Levere Holdings
Stefan Krause was born November 17, 1962, in the city of Bogotá. A German-Colombian manager, Krause would grow into his position as a high-level CEO after gaining professional experience at his father’s company. Now a decorated CEO with professional experience at such high-level brands as BMW Group, MINI, and Deutsche Bank, Krause has more than three decades of experience in banking, engineering, sales, marketing, and financial services. During Stefan’s 20 year long career at BMW he held various positions in Engineering, Sales, Marketing & Financial Services at BMW in Germany and the US. In 2002 he was promoted to the Board of Management of BMW as Global CFO. During his tenure he was also CEO of Rolls Royce and closely involved with the relaunch of the MINI Brand. He moved to become the Management Board member responsible for Sales, Marketing and Branding before leaving BMW to accept the Global CFO Position at Deutsche Bank in 2008. After 8 Years at Deutsche Bank he became the CEO of Celestial, a private UK investment firm as well as a Senior Advisor to the Private Equity Firm Warburg Pincus in London and Member of the Supervisory Board of Rocket Internet SE, Berlin. Recently Krause was brought in by VELO3D due to his international background and expertise in marketing and branding. VELO3D is a 3D printing company that merged with JAWS Spitfire Acquisition Corporation to become a public company. In May 2021, Drake Star Partners would add Stefan Krause to their team as a Senior Advisor. Krause was selected to support the investment bankers at Drake Start Partners in their efforts as merger and acquisition specialists. Stefan has a high passion for automobiles and the future of mobility, with extensive experience in marketing and lifestyle brands. His love for cars coupled with his deep network in automotive, finance and technology has motivated him to pursue his life-long dream of creating an EV brand in an effort to address the rising demand and the future of clean mobility.
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About Levere Holdings: Levere Holdings is a blank check company that targets the EMEA mobility sector.
Chief Financial Officer of Local Motors
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About Local Motors: Local Motors is an American motor vehicle company that creates and delivers safe and accessible mobility solutions for local communities.
Debra A. Crow
CFO of Volta Charging
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About Volta Charging: Volta Charging designs, installs, and maintains a network of electric vehicle charging stations.
Chief Financial Officer of Joby Aviation
Matt Field is the Chief Financial Officer at Joby Aviation.
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About Joby Aviation: Joby Aviation is an aerospace transportation company developing electric aircrafts.
Chief Financial Officer of Ampersand
Andy Williams is the Chief Financial Officer at Ampersand.
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About Ampersand: Ampersand is the e-mobility energy provider for millions of motorbike taxis.
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of American Axle & Manufacturing
Christopher J. (Chris) May joined AAM in 1994 as a Financial Analyst at AAM’s World Headquarters. Since then, May has served in various financial positions with increasing responsibility including: Manager Financial Reporting; Finance Manager Three Rivers Manufacturing Facility; Divisional Finance Manager Metal Formed Products; Director Internal Audit; and Assistant Treasurer. Prior to his current position, May served as Treasurer. His experience includes various positions within AAM’s financial reporting, internal audit and operations finance departments. Over the last several years, he has led the company’s efforts to refinance our capital structure while building strong financial processes within the organization. Before joining AAM, May served as a Senior Accountant for Ernst & Young. May holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from University of Detroit – Mercy, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Canisius College. Mr. May also holds a CPA designation.
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About American Axle & Manufacturing, American Axle & Manufacturing, Detroit Institute of Arts: AAM was founded in 1994, with manufacturing expertise rooted in more than 90 years of experience.
CFO, Secretary, Director, and Shareholder of Connor Manufacturing Services, Inc.
David Schaezler has experience in directing growth, developing strategy, and optimizing both financial and operational performance in private and public companies on a global scale. He is the chief financial officer of Connor Manufacturing Services, Inc, a global manufacturer of precision metal components for automotive (EV focus), communication, aerospace, and consumer industries with locations in China, Singapore, Malaysia, Mexico, and the US.. He is the former chief financial officer of FINsix Corporation and nLIGHT, Inc. Prior to nLIGHT Corp., Schaezler was the director of finance and worldwide manufacturing at IDT. He also served VLSI Technology at the beginning of his career, holding various positions. Schaezler holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Haas Business School at University of California Berkeley.
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About Connor Manufacturing Services, Inc.: Connor Manufacturing Services is a global manufacturer of high-quality precision metal components and integrated assemblies.
Chief Financial Officer of CarCharging
Jack is a certified public accountant, and is a founding member of Zwick Maddox & Banyai, PLLC. Previously, Jack was also an executive director with Grant Thornton (an International CPA firm).
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About CarCharging: Car Charging Group develops electric car charging stations.
Co-Founder; Chief Business Officer & CFO of Swiftmile
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About Swiftmile: Swiftmile is a developer of light electric vehicle (LEV) charging systems.
Chief Financial Officer of Swft
Kate Panek is the Chief Financial Officer at Swft.
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About Swft: Swft operates as an electric mobility startup.