INVESTOR RELATIONS

Board of Directors

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James L. Reynolds has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since September 2014, and as a Director since July 2014. Mr. Reynolds was appointed to Chairman of our Board in July 2016. Prior to joining ADOMANI, he served in various executive roles at A-Z Bus Sales, most recently as Chief Executive Officer from March 2010 until June 2014 and President from June 2006 until August 2013. Prior to his senior executive positions, Mr. Reynolds also held positions of Vice-President and General Manager and Vice-President of New Bus Sales. Prior to his tenure at A-Z Bus Sales, he was the Regional Manager of Tyco Corporation and managed direct sales. Mr. Reynolds holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Pepperdine University.

Mr. Reynolds is qualified to serve as a director due to his experience with bus sales and in the automotive industry, as well as his previous executive-level experience, coupled with his position as our Chief Executive Officer and President.

Michael K. Menerey has served as our Chief Financial Officer since March 2016 and a Director since January 2017. Mr. Menerey is an inactive partner with CFO Edge LLC (“CFO Edge”); with respect to which he provided interim and project-related services to various entities as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining ADOMANI and to CFO Edge, Mr. Menerey was employed by Mapleton Investments, LLC from early 2000 through 2010; initially as Executive Vice President, and then as President and Chief Operation Officer from 2005 through 2010. Mr. Menerey served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Falcon Communications and its predecessors from mid-1984 until the company sold in November 1999. From 1975 through November 2017, Mr. Menerey was a Certified Public Accountant, and received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Mr. Menerey is qualified to serve as a director due to his extensive experience as our Chief Financial Officer and chief financial officer of other companies, as well as his familiarity with our business and operations, both prior to and subsequent to our listing on a national securities exchange.

Gary W. Nettles has served as a director since June 2017. Since 2004, Mr. Nettles has served as the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Allen Tel Products, Inc., a supplier, and manufacturer of data and telecommunication components. From 1987 to 2003, Mr. Nettles was a certified public accountant and president of Guchereau & Nettles, an accounting firm. In 1996, Mr. Nettles was elected to the board of directors of Cost-U-Less, Inc., an international operator of mid-sized warehouse club-style stores, where he served in various capacities until the company was sold in 2007, including as Chairman of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Nettles received his Bachelor of Science degree, Magna Cum Laude, from the United States International University, San Diego California.

Mr. Nettles is qualified to serve as a director due to his extensive experience as a director of other U.S. companies, including his experience as a director of a U.S. public company, along with his financial literacy.

John F. Perkowski has served as a director since June 2017. Mr. Perkowski is the founder and managing partner of JFP Holdings, a Beijing-based merchant banking firm that he formed in 2009 to assist Western companies to penetrate the China market and Chinese companies to expand abroad. From March 2017 to April 2018, Mr. Perkowski served as the Chief Executive Officer of Green4U Technologies, Inc., a Georgia-based client of JFP Holdings that was founded to meet the growing demand for electric vehicles from taxi fleets, municipalities, military units, logistics companies and individual consumers.

From 1994 through 2008, Mr. Perkowski served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, of ASIMCO Technologies, a supplier and manufacturer of automotive components headquartered in Beijing, China. From 1973 to 1993, Mr. Perkowski held various positions in the banking division of PaineWebber, with his last position being the head of investment banking at the New York-based securities firm.

Mr. Perkowski serves on several boards of directors and advisory boards including the China Advisory Council of Magna International, Inc. Mr. Perkowski received his Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from Yale University and his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Mr. Perkowski is qualified to serve as a director due to his experience in finance, investment banking, mergers and acquisitions and the automotive industry, including his experience in China, as well as his experience as a director of a U.S. public company.

Janet L. Boydell has served as a director since June 2017. Since 2015, Ms. Boydell has served as a Principal for VCA Code, a staffing agency. Previously, from 2006 to 2015, Ms. Boydell served as CEO of A Hire Connection, Inc., a professional services firm providing strategic management consulting and retained executive search services for C-Level functions. Ms. Boydell was an Assistant Controller in the field of investment banking. Ms. Boydell graduated from Cal Poly Pomona where she received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Ms. Boydell is qualified to serve as a director due to her experience in finance and investment banking and as an officer of a U.S. public company.

Management Committee & ADOMANI Team

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James L. Reynolds has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since September 2014, and as a Director since July 2014. Mr. Reynolds was appointed to Chairman of our Board in July 2016. Prior to joining ADOMANI, he served in various executive roles at A-Z Bus Sales, most recently as Chief Executive Officer from March 2010 until June 2014 and President from June 2006 until August 2013. Prior to his senior executive positions, Mr. Reynolds also held positions of Vice-President and General Manager and Vice-President of New Bus Sales. Prior to his tenure at A-Z Bus Sales, he was the Regional Manager of Tyco Corporation and managed direct sales. Mr. Reynolds holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Pepperdine University.

Mr. Reynolds is qualified to serve as a director due to his experience with bus sales and in the automotive industry, as well as his previous executive-level experience, coupled with his position as our Chief Executive Officer and President.

Michael K. Menerey has served as our Chief Financial Officer since March 2016 and a Director since January 2017. Mr. Menerey is an inactive partner with CFO Edge LLC (“CFO Edge”); with respect to which he provided interim and project-related services to various entities as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining ADOMANI and to CFO Edge, Mr. Menerey was employed by Mapleton Investments, LLC from early 2000 through 2010; initially as Executive Vice President, and then as President and Chief Operation Officer from 2005 through 2010. Mr. Menerey served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Falcon Communications and its predecessors from mid-1984 until the company sold in November 1999. From 1975 through November 2017, Mr. Menerey was a Certified Public Accountant, and received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Mr. Menerey is qualified to serve as a director due to his extensive experience as our Chief Financial Officer and chief financial officer of other companies, as well as his familiarity with our business and operations, both prior to and subsequent to our listing on a national securities exchange.

Richard A. Eckert has served as our Chief Operating Officer since March 2017. From 2000 through February, 2017,Mr. Eckert held various leadership positions and most recently served as General Manager of Operations for A-Z Bus Sales, Inc., with responsibility for both the Sacramento and Colton locations. From 2000 – 2016 Mr. Eckert was also involved in the start-up and then management of several new divisions within A-Z Bus Sales. During his tenure, he had responsibilities for the Body Shop, Service, Parts, Facilities, Emissions, Warranty and Fire Apparatus division, where he managed both sales and operations. Further, Mr. Eckert served as the Blue Bird Dealer Service Council Co-Chair for all dealers nationwide from January 2016 to February 2017. From 1993 to 2000, Mr. Eckert managed large vehicle collision repair centers, working with school districts and construction companies throughout California. Mr. Eckert studied Criminal Justice while attending Mount San Antonio College.

Kevin G. Kanning has served as our Vice President of Business Development and Investor Relations since February 2017. Mr. Kanning previously served as our Chief Operating Officer and Secretary from November 2012 through February 2017 and served as a director from November 2012 until June 2017.

Previously, Mr. Kanning served as Chief Operating Officer of Greentech Mining, Inc., a technology company focused on sustainable mining practices and precious metal recovery. He has also held a variety of positions over the last 27 years with real estate and technology-related businesses and private corporations including Seville Properties, RE/MAX Valley Properties, Realty World-Galley One, Cryotherm USA, Inc., Greentech Mining Ventures, Inc., and Klever Technologies, Inc. Mr. Kanning has held a broker’s license with the California Bureau of Real Estate since 1990 and has participated in both residential and commercial real estate sales/leasing, sales team recruitment/training and office management. Mr. Kanning earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Asia Lockett-Morse has served as our Executive Assistance since January 2018. Dr. Lockett-Morse has over 20 years of Administrative experience in Consumer Electronics, Transportation, and Higher Education. Dr. Lockett-Morse obtained her DBA from Walden University in October 2018, holds an MBA in Organizational Leadership, and a Masters of Arts Degree in Education from Ashford University.

Allen Stafford is ADOMANI’s Director of Marketing, serving since April 2018. Before joining the ADOMANI team, Mr. Stafford served as the Marketing Director for A-Z Bus Sales, Inc., an alternative-fuel leader transportation service provider based in Southern California. His marketing career spans 20-years working in B2B marketing on both the client and agency side.  Mr. Stafford has worked in banking, aviation, manufacturing, SaaS technologies, ground transportation, and electric vehicles. Mr. Stafford earned a B.A. in Communication and Media Studies from the University of Southern California, a graduate certificate in Marketing Analytics from Cornell University, and his MBA in Business Analytics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Matthew Essex has served as Director of Sales for Adomani since January 2017. Mr. Essex has over 30 years of sales and sales management experience in the Southwestern United States, Hawaii, and Mexico. His eleven years of school bus industry dealer experience with A-Z Bus Sales, Inc. were invaluable when working with dealers across the United States to introduce the Powered by ADOMANI Blue Bird Type D electric school bus. Mr. Essex has extensive experience and expertise working with government and private funding agencies to create partnerships with governmental and private entities to fund alternative fuel and zero emission vehicle purchases. Mr. Essex earned his B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin.

Doug Lollar has served as our Director of Sales since July 2019. Mr. Lollar has held various leadership positions and excelled at building teams, motivating salespeople and increasing revenue and profitability. Doug has extensive experience in the energy sector, having worked for Valvoline, Shell, ITW, Clean Harbors and in the distributor arena with SC Fuels. He has excelled in every aspect and position he has held.  Doug also has experienced success with his transferrable skills in the cutting and welding industry as well as in transportation with Blue Bird. Mr Lollar has started his tenure with ADOMANI successfully,  selling the company’s first two all-electric zero-emission cargo vans in 2020.

Doug has dual degrees, a BS in Business Management and a BS in Marketing from University of the Pacific.

Russell R. Young has served as our Controller since January 2017. Mr. Young has more than 19 year’s controllership experience. Prior to joining ADOMANI, from February 2016 to January 2017, Mr. Young was a manager, performing controllership services engagements, with the firm Rivers & Moorehead, PLLC, in Tempe, AZ. From February 2007 until February 2016, Mr. Young was controller for Southwest Preferred Dental Organization, a health insurance third-party administrator, located in Phoenix, AZ. Mr. Young is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Phoenix, and a Masters of Business Administration Degree in Finance from Azusa Pacific University.

Samuel Vazquez has served as Lead Production and Service Technician for ADOMANI since January, 2020. Mr. Vazquez has 10 years of experience in the automobile and truck industries, the past 5 of which focused on electric vehicles. Mr. Vazquez served as Lead EV Installer and Senior Technician for Phoenix Motor Cars LLC from 2015 to 2020. Prior to that, he was a fabrication and welding technician and a quality control technician in the electric vehicle and automotive service industries.  Mr. Vazquez graduated from Universal Technical Institute with an automotive certificate that included a 16-week training period in the Ford Fact program.

Committee Composition

Committee PersonAuditCompensationNominating and Corporate Governance
Janet L. Boydell
Michael K. Menerey   
Gary W. Nettles 
Jack Perkowski 
James L. Reynolds   

Analysts

FirmAnalyst
Ascendiant Capital Markets LLC – Member FINRA & SIPCEdward Woo, CFA

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