September 27, 2022, Toronto, ON and Philadelphia, PA – EnerTech Capital is pleased to announce today, that Matt Horton has joined our Mobility Advisory Board as we continue to enhance and expand our focus on the mobility space. Matt’s extensive background working in the transportation industry, helping to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles, will provide EnerTech with access to valuable insights into the industry as well as customers' needs including sales, marketing, financing, and customer service. Matt joins the board alongside other key mobility experts, including recent appointments, John Tully (Pilot Flying J), Jody Howard (Caterpillar), Deepak Garg (Smart Energy Water), Mark Stoddard (Linamar), and John Matovich (Alectra).
Matt is the CEO of Voltera, a private equity-backed charging infrastructure company that sites, builds, owns, and operates charging facilities for leading EV operators. Matt previously served as the Executive Vice President of Energy and Charging Solutions for Rivian, an auto OEM that designs, develops, and manufactures category-defining electric vehicles and accessories. Prior to joining Rivian in 2020, Matt was the Chief Commercial Officer for Proterra, a California based heavy-duty vehicle OEM that designs and manufactures electric transit buses, charging systems, and heavy-duty electric powertrains. Matt spent his years before Proterra as Chief Executive Officer at Propel Fuels, a pioneer of clean fuel retail as well as CleanDrive, an integrated carbon emission reduction tracking platform. Prior to this, Matt spent nearly a decade as an early-stage venture capital investor focused on cleantech and mobility.
Matt graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and has completed an executive education program in Corporate Governance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
“We are excited to have Matt join our advisory board. He brings extensive expertise in charging infrastructure through his past roles at both Proterra and Rivian. His new role as CEO of Voltera will also provide significant insight as they roll-out large-scale EV charging projects. As the world of e-mobility continues to evolve, Matt’s knowledge and experience in the integration of EV’s and charging will provide very valuable insights to our firm” said Wally Hunter, Managing Director, EnerTech Capital.
“As a long-time investor and executive in sustainable mobility, I’m incredibly excited about the market opportunities for early-stage companies in this space”, said Matt. “Enertech is building a truly unique platform to invest in emerging mobility leaders and I’m excited to participate in the ecosystem that they’re developing.”
Voltera sites, builds, owns, and operates strategically located, fit-for-purpose charging facilities to enable EV deployment and operation at scale. With equity backing from EQT and plans to invest several billion, alongside a team with deep experience deploying charging assets, proven critical infrastructure expertise and key strategic partners, Voltera is uniquely positioned to help solve the EV infrastructure challenge and scale zero-emission transportation.
For more information, visit VolteraPower.com
About EnerTech Capital
The firm has been investing and partnering with innovators for over 25 years, empowering entrepreneurs to transform industries. EnerTech has pioneered an integrated approach to business building, leveraging strategic collaboration across a diverse stakeholder ecosystem to create value; with a focus on Mobility, Industry 4.0, and Connected Customer. Since our founding in 1996, we have made 73 investments and have managed over $500 million in LP Capital Commitments. We have had an active role in building world class management teams who have created new lasting ways to use energy resources more efficiently and have been a part of building companies that have, and continue to, transform industries.
EnerTech has offices in Toronto, Philadelphia, Palm Beach Gardens, Boston, and Sacramento.
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CONTACT: Wally Hunter: 416-418-1505 or WHunter@EnerTechCapital.com