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EnerTech Capital Welcomes Caterpillar Executive, Jody Howard, to their Mobility Advisory Board

June 6, 2022, Toronto, ON and Philadelphia, PA – EnerTech Capital is pleased to announce today, that Jody Howard has joined our Mobility Advisory Board, as we continue to enhance and expand our focus on the mobility space. Jody is Director of Innovation & Emerging Technology at Caterpillar Inc., where she leads a team of global innovators with a wide range of expertise in materials, product, and process innovation.


Jody’s experience as a senior business management and product development leader managing complex organizations, critical business areas, cost and profitability will provide EnerTech with valuable insight to emerging technology trends; ESG; and how they can help advance the energy transition and related mobility applications.


Since joining Caterpillar in 1994, Jody has fulfilled several key roles, including: Component Product Manager for Machine and Operator Stations; Director of Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability; Director of Social Responsibility; General Manager for Industrial and Waste; as well as segment Strategy Manager for Caterpillar’s Resource Industries.


Jody received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Iowa in Electrical Engineering, a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Bradley University and she also attended the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Additionally, Jody completed the Women’s Director Development Program at the Kellogg School of Management and has held several Board of Director positions in “for profit” companies. She volunteers her time to STEM education and early career development planning for aspiring engineers and technical talent.


It is an honor to serve on the EnerTech Mobility Advisory Board alongside this dynamic team. I believe we all have a responsibility to leave a better world for future generations. EnerTech’s mission enables the creation­­­ of new, sustainable technologies in mobility and energy usage that not only use our resources m­ore efficiently, but provide economic benefits as well,” said Jody Howard.


“We are very excited to have Jody join our Mobility Advisory Board. Her extensive operational background combined with her insight into Caterpillar’s innovation and emerging technologies will be of significant value as we build our mobility investment platform. We truly value having her, and Caterpillar, as a key Strategic Partner in our expanding ecosystem,” said Wally Hunter, Managing Director, EnerTech Capital.



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About Caterpillar Inc.


With 2021 sales and revenues of $51.0 billion, Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, Caterpillar has been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed. Caterpillar does business on every continent, principally operating through three primary segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation – and providing financing and related services through our Financial Products segment.


For more information, visit www.Caterpillar.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.


For more information, visit: www.EnerTechCapital.com

CONTACT: Wally Hunter: 416-363-8563 or whunter@enertechcapital.com