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Mr. Mercer founded Volta in 2010 and has served as Chief Executive Officer of Volta and as a member of the Volta Board since Volta’s founding. Mr. Mercer holds a B.A. in business from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. Mr. Mercer also serves on Volta’s board of directors.

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Mr. Wendel is a co-founder of Volta and has served as Volta’s President since April 2013. Mr. Wendel also has extensive investing experience working as a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs from August 1993 to June 2006, as a Managing Director at Lehman Brothers from July 2006 to October 2008 and as a Senior Managing Director at Nomura Securities from October 2008 to June 2012. Mr. Wendel holds a B.S.F.S. in international relations from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a M.A.L.D in international political economy from Tufts University — The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Mr. Wendel currently serves on the board of the Napa Valley Film Festival and was past board chair of the Blue Oak School in Napa. Mr. Wendel also serves on Volta’s board of directors.

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Mr. Chadwick has served as Volta’s Chief Financial Officer since April 2021. Prior to joining Volta, since May 2011, Mr. Chadwick served in various roles at Uber culminating in his role as Vice President, Finance Tax & Accounting. Prior to this, Mr. Chadwick served as a tax partner and national tax leader at KPMG US. Mr. Chadwick holds a Bachelor of Laws from Liverpool John Moores University in Liverpool, UK.

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Mr. DeGraw has served as Volta’s General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer since January 2019. Prior to joining Volta, Mr. DeGraw served as a partner at Ropes & Gray LLP until December 2018, after joining the firm in 1993. Mr. DeGraw holds a B.S. in computer science from Columbia University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.

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Mr. Lipsher has served as Volta’s Chief Strategy Officer since July 2016. Prior to joining Volta, Mr. Lipsher served as the Chief Revenue Officer at GLAMSQUAD, Inc., a beauty services company, from April 2015 to February 2016. From December 2012 to March 2015, Mr. Lipsher was a senior client partner at Korn Ferry, and he previously held senior leadership roles at Clear Channel, Interscope Geffen A&M Records, News Corporation, BMG and Warner Music. Mr. Lipsher was also a Partner at Greycroft Partners, a leading venture capital firm. Mr. Lipsher currently serves on the advisory board of private company Alfred Club, Inc. d/b/a “Hello Alfred,” a resident management software application, and on the board of advisors for Camp Southern Ground, Inc., a children and veteran camp organization. Mr. Lipsher holds a B.A. in history from Yale University and an M.B.A. in finance from Northwestern University — Kellogg School of Management.

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Mr. Mandal has served as Volta’s Chief Technology Officer since April 2019. Until April 2021, Mr. Mandal also served as Chief Executive Officer of 2predict, Inc., an information technology and services company, which he also co-founded. In addition, since April 2019, Mr. Mandal has served as a Venture Partner at Builders VC venture capital investment firm and since September 2014, he has served as a Massachusetts Institute of Technology Connection Science Fellow. Previously, Mr. Mandal served as president of ChargePoint, Inc., an EV charging company, from September 2007 to February 2011, which he also co-founded. Mr. Mandal holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Santa Clara University.

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Ms. Kohl has served as Volta’s Chief Marketing Officer since August 2020. Prior to joining Volta, from October 2014 to August 2020, Ms. Kohl served as Executive Vice President of Business Development and Marketing at PlaceIQ, Inc., a marketing and advertising company. Prior to this, Ms. Kohl worked at Experian plc, a global marketing information services company, where she served in the following roles: as Global Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development from August 2012 to October 2014, as Managing Vice President of Advertiser Services from August 2010 to August 2012, as Group Vice President of Business Development from 2007 to 2009 and as Vice President of Strategic Consulting from 2003 to 2007. Ms. Kohl holds a B.B.A. in economics and philosophy from Loyola University of Chicago and an M.B.A in international business from The University of Chicago — Booth School of Business.

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Mr. Hastings has served as Volta’s Chief Revenue Officer since November 2020. Prior to joining Volta, Mr. Hastings served as Senior Vice President of iHeartMedia Inc. from April 2014 to October 2020. Prior to that, Mr. Hastings worked at Clear Channel International, a marketing and advertising company, where he served as Vice President from September 2007 to April 2014, Senior Account Executive from 2005 to 2007 and Account Executive from 2002 to 2005. Mr. Hastings holds a bachelor’s degree in management and Spanish from Gettysburg College.

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Ms. Rogers has served as Volta’s Chief People Officer since February 2021. Prior to joining Volta, Ms. Rogers served as Vice President of People & Experience at Komodo Health, Inc., a computer software company, from August 2018 to October 2020. From January 2016 to July 2018, Ms. Rogers served as Global Head of People & Experience for Australia, North America and the UK for Culture Amp Pty Ltd., a computer software company. From April 2014 to September 2015, Ms. Rogers served as a Director of Human Resources for North America, Australia, EMEA and Japan at NextRoll, Inc., a marketing and advertising company. Ms. Rogers holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology (medical and cultural) from the University of California, Santa Cruz.