Our Staff. Key Personnel Bios.

Philip B Van Wormer / CEO / phil.vanwormer@evtaas.com
Mr. Van Wormer has over 30 years of extensive experience in leading global revenue growth for a wide variety of businesses including third party logistics and transportation. Prior to joining evTS, Mr. Philip B. Van Wormer served as Vice President of Marketing and Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice President of TotalTrax, Inc., responsible for sales, marketing and business development. Prior to TotalTrax, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of LaneScan, LLC, a private equity backed, safety technology company focused on over-the-road transportation fleets. Prior to LaneScan, he was Senior Vice President at APL Logistics with responsibility for global sales, marketing and supply chain engineering. During his tenure, APLL also acquired and integrated GATX Logistics which was the #2 provider of warehouse logistics services in North America. Prior to APLL, Mr. Van Wormer served as the Senior Vice President of global marketing at GE Capital’s Transport International Pool (TIP). At TIP, he initiated the launch of several new services including GPS trailer tracking and was recognized corporately for his innovative sales and marketing programs to more effectively sell TIP’s solutions to C-level executives. Prior to TIP, he held various senior manager roles at DuPont with such well-known brands as TEFLON and CORIAN. During his career he has also been involved in a number of entrepreneurial endeavors including wireless telecommunications and off-grid solar systems. Mr. Van Wormer holds a Chemical Engineering degree from Tufts University.

Jeff Turner
/ Vice President of Sales / jeff.turner@evtaas.com
Mr. Turner has built dealer channels and led high performing sales teams for over 25 years. He has advised companies on strategy, dealer channels, sales process, pipeline management, and sales team compensation. Most recently he led sales at Brightleaf Solutions, an award-winning services company focused on legal risk, contract management, and big data analytics for Fortune 500 companies. Jeff was VP Sales at The Support Group overseeing their services sales expansion and growing revenue over 450%. During his 6 years at Media 100, a Boston-based startup, Jeff successfully managed both direct and dealer sales, driving worldwide product and service revenues 50x and allowing them go public. He was VP Sales at Giganet during their $600M acquisition by Emulex, and he spent 10 years at Apple Computer where he was a 4-time winner of the “Golden Apple” sales achievement award and set a company-wide record for managing the first team to ever exceed $100M in revenue.

Todd Marcucci
/ Director of Operations and Customer Satisfaction / todd.marcucci@evtaas.com
Mr. Marcucci was the VP of Research and Development for eFleets (formerly known as Good Earth). He assembled and led the team that designed, produced, and supported the FireFly ESV. He has also worked as a consultant on a number of other projects related to EV powertrain and traction battery design and testing for several different EV manufacturers. Prior to his work in the automotive field, he managed the worldwide lab operations for Littelfuse, Inc., responsible for circuit protection device characterization and customer applications testing at multiple global facilities. Mr. Marcucci began his career working in electrical hardware design for the telecommunications company Reltec Corp., a division of Marconi Communications. Throughout his career, he has coordinated engineering activities with sales, marketing, and production for each of the companies with which he has worked. Mr. Marcucci has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.

David Bench / CFO / david.bench@evtaas.com
Mr. Bench has nearly twenty years of experience in the financial markets as an investment banker, research analyst, CFO and financial advisor. He is President of The DBC Group Corp., a financial advisory and consultancy company based in midtown Manhattan. Since 2002, the Company has been assisting both public and private global corporations with cash flow management, operational performance, strategic growth planning, capital structure, as well as budgeting and expense control. The company utilizes in depth qualitative and quantitative analysis acting in an advisory role to many of these businesses Additionally, The DBC Group acts as a liaison for investment purposes between Investment Banks, Private Equity Firms, Hedge Funds, Venture Capital firms, and the corporations it may represent.
Mr. Bench also works on an outsourced basis as Chief Financial Officer for ELLKAY LLC, a Healthcare Information Technology Company based in New Jersey and as a Senior Investment Banker for Tripoint Global Equities based in midtown New York City. He was previously a Vice President of Institutional Equity Research at Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder in New York and in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group within the Investment Banking division of Lazard Fréres L.L.C. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University and his Master’s degree in Finance from the International Business School at Brandeis University. Mr. Bench holds Series 7, 63, 79, 86, and 87 securities licenses.

Bill Bachrach / Director
Dr. William Bachrach was most recently Senior Vice President, MTS Sensors Division. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer of ROAM Data, a leading mobile applications, hardware and payment gateway service provider. Prior to ROAM Data, Dr. Bachrach was the President of Murata Power Solutions (formerly C&D Technologies Power Systems), a subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Company Ltd of Japan, a $180 million supplier of board mounted power and power electronics, from 2005 to 2009. Prior to that time, Dr. Bachrach held various management and business leadership positions with WAY Systems, KEMET Electronics Corporation, InphoMatch and the General Electric Company. Dr. Bachrach earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University; a Ph.D. and M.S. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Northwestern University; and an M.S. in the Management of Technology from the Sloan School of Management, MIT.

Will Graylin / Advisor
Mr. Graylin is a serial entrepreneur, board member and investor, having started 5 different high tech companies in the mobile and payments space. He is currently Global Co-GM of Samsung Pay after Samsung acquired his last company LoopPay in February 2015. He is also currently serving on the board of Synchrony Financials (NYE: SYF) as well as several privately held high tech companies he has invested in. Will also teaches innovation and entrepreneurship part time at MIT and is a Connection Science Fellow with MIT Media Lab. Prior to LoopPay Will was founder and CEO of ROAM Data, a leading mPOS solutions provider later acquired by Ingenico Group. Prior to ROAM Will was founder CEO of WAY Systems, world’s first pocket size point of sale (POS) solution, later acquired by Verifone. Prior to WAY, Will was founder and CEO of EntitleNet, a security software company enabling secure access management to web applications, sold to BEA Systems (then part of Oracle). Some of his current investments include: ONvocal, a smart headset and voice interface company; Movylo, a mobile marketing tools provider for merchants, People Power, an IOT and smart home services company focused on security, senior care and home automation; GeeVee, a communications app company for calls, video and chat focused on B2B and B2B2C markets with emphasis on privacy; Senscio, Inc. provides in home patient monitoring and care solutions using their AI engine to help improve adherence and savings for healthcare providers; RoamingAround, indoor cellular boosting and location based services company. Will earned two Masters degrees from MIT (MBA & MSEECS) after serving as a US Navy Nuclear Submarine Officer for nearly 6 years, (he was the first Chinese immigrant to serve in that role, after being naturalized as a US citizen in 1987.)

William Messsner / Advisor
Professor Messner joined Tufts School of Engineering in 2012 after more than 19 years at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. There he held courtesy appointments in Electrical and Computer Engineering and in the Robotics Institute. While at Carnegie Mellon, he co-developed the web-based tutorials for the popular software packages MATLAB® and Simulink®. He is a Fellow of the AAAS and the ASME and a winner the Education Award from ASME’s Dynamic Systems and Controls Division. He also received the EDUCOM Medal, which recognized his outstanding contributions to improving undergraduate education through information technology. Professor Messner’s research interests include automatic control systems with an emphasis on applications to data storage systems, robotics, microfluidics, and biological systems and instrumentation. He is well-known for devising insightful and user-friendly methods for controller design.

Scott Alan Miller / Advisor
Mr Miller is Vice President Sales, North America East for ChargePoint. He has more than 20 years of B2B technology sales and service management experience with such companies as Oracle, where he was Vice President & General Manager North American Operations, SPL WorldGroup, as VP EMEA Utilities Global Business Unit, and Empirix as VP Europe. Scott holds an MBA in Industrial Marketing from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Brown University.