Vince Cubbage, Interim Chief Executive Officer

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Vince brings to Volta over 25 years of experience as a private and public company CEO and investment banker. He served as CEO, President and Chairman of the Board of Tortoise Acquisition Corp. II, which completed its initial business combination with Volta in August 2021, at which time he joined the Volta Board. Earlier in his career, Vince served as CEO, Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Arc Logistics GP LLC, the general partner of Arc Logistics Partners LP, formerly a publicly traded partnership engaged in the midstream energy business. During his tenure as Interim CEO, Vince will continue to serve as a member of the Volta Board but will not serve as Co-Chair. Vince holds an MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management and a BA from Eastern Washington University.

Brandt Hastings, Chief Commercial Officer

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Brandt Hastings is a revenue executive with two decades of experience building innovative business models and driving transformational growth for global companies such as iHeartMedia and Clear Channel Communications. Brandt leads Volta's advertising and charging solutions businesses to deliver measurable impact to top international brands, agency partners, commercial properties, and retail locations. Brandt has led Volta's strong revenue growth and expanded the company's site partner relationships significantly since joining the company in 2020.

Drew Lipsher, Chief Development Officer

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Drew has 20 plus years as a media and digital media operator and investor. He was the former CRO at GLAMSQUAD and previously held senior leadership roles at Korn Ferry, Clear Channel, Greycroft, Intercope Geffen A&M Records, News Corp., BMG and Warner Music. Drew recently ended his term as the Chairman of the Board of the Becket Chimney Corners YMCA and Berkshire Outdoor Center, one of the oldest independent YMCA organizations in the country. Drew lives in New York City with his wife and two boys, loves the ocean, skiing, music, reading and cooking. He is anxiously awaiting an electric vehicle charging station in his city garage, so he can get a new Tesla Model S. In the meantime, he happily drives around in his Jeep Wrangler with no doors or top!

Drew Bennett, EVP, Network Operations

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Drew is the Executive Vice President of Network Operations at Volta Charging. In his role, he leads infrastructure development, supply chain, field operations, and customer support teams responsible for the continued growth and quality of the company’s EV charging network. With almost a decade of experience in EV infrastructure, Drew has held senior leadership positions at a variety of high-growth EV, clean energy, and climate-related companies. Prior to Volta, Drew served as the Head of Global Charging Infrastructure at Tesla, where he managed Tesla’s Supercharger, Home Charging, and Destination Charging businesses across 40+ countries. Drew holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.

Michelle Kley, Chief Legal Officer

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With decades of extensive technology experience and in high-growth, capital-intensive markets, Michelle Kley joins Volta as Chief Legal Officer. Recently, Michelle served as Virgin Galactic’s Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Secretary where she led all legal and compliance matters for the first publicly traded commercial human spaceflight company. She covered NYSE and SEC regulatory compliance, corporate governance, intellectual property, labor and employment matters, and litigation among a score of other high-level matters. Prior to that, Michelle was Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and Secretary of space technology company Maxar Technology Inc. After receiving her J.D. degree from the University of California Berkeley Law School and B.A. in Psychology from Sonoma State University, Michelle worked as an associate for law firms Morrison & Foerster LLP and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Stephen Pilatzke, Chief Accounting Officer

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Stephen Pilatzke brings extensive leadership experience in accounting, business finance, and public company financial reporting. He has held positions in a wide range of public and private companies in the energy sector, most recently serving as Chief Accounting Officer of Falcon Minerals Corporation. Prior to that, Pilatzke served as Chief Accounting Officer for Lightfoot Capital Partners GP, LLC and for Arc Logistics Partners GP, LLC. He has also served as Chief Financial Officer and Controller of Paramount BioSciences LLC, a venture capital firm specializing in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector. Pilatzke also has worked as an auditor at EisnerAmper LLP, formerly Eisner LLP, an accounting and advisory firm. He is a Certified Public Accountant and received a BS in Accounting from Binghamton University.

Yifan Tang, Chief Technology Officer

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Yifan leads Volta’s engineering, product, and technical program management teams to create a reliable driver experience grounded in solid engineering fundamentals and a seamless product design. With more than 25 years of technical experience in power electronics, electric power systems, electric vehicles, battery technology, artificial intelligence, and control systems, Yifan is the inventor or co-inventor of 99 US patents, in addition to numerous pending patents and international patents. Prior to Volta, Yifan served as Chief Technology Officer and board member at SERES EV, a next-generation intelligent, autonomous EV company. He is also the co-founder of TeraWatt Technology, a company developing and manufacturing ultra-high energy density batteries. Previously, he served as President of SF Motors Japan and held various positions at Meta (formerly Facebook), Lucid Motors, and Tesla Motors.