Team Electrada

Kevin Kushman

Kevin Kushman

Chief Executive Officer

Kevin’s 20+ years in the energy technology and utility space includes CEO and CFO roles with energy tech software firms, such as Integral Analytics, Blue Pillar and Current Group. He was also part of the founding leadership of Cinergy Ventures’ $200 million corporate venture fund, and co-founder of CleanBridge Energy Partners.

Irina Filippova

Irina Filippova

Chief Operating Officer

Irina has been an advocate for sustainability since launching BP’s high-profile Helios House in Los Angeles in 2007. She brings more than 20 years of experience driving transformational change in the energy sector across corporate and entrepreneurial settings as a strategic and operational leader.

Ben Rogers

Ben Rogers

Chief Development Officer

Ben brings broad experience to Electrada. Most recently, he served as a Venture Partner at Braemar Energy Ventures and was Senior Advisor to Duke Energy, focused on fleet electrification. Ben’s earlier roles in the energy sector included EVP for Aquilon Energy, a software-based energy fintech firm as well as serving in Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Global Natural Resources Group, responsible for the coverage of regulated utilities, merchant power assets and renewable energy companies.

Margaret O'Riley

Margaret O'Riley

Vice President, Business Development

Margaret’s 30+ year career has been focused on industrial and economic development, with specific concentration on the automotive and energy industries. Prior to joining Electrada, Margaret served as a key member of a team to launch an electrification solution at Duke Energy, the largest investor-owned utility in the US

Dave Mulder

Dave Mulder

Vice President, Energy Solutions

Dave has spent his career in the electric industry, with over 36 years’ experience in product development, market analysis and strategy, and emerging technologies evaluation and implementation. His focus at Electrada is to work with customers, technology partners and utilities to create and implement a sustainable and distributed energy solution stack to serve the growing EV Fleet industry.

Alexis Woolard

Alexis Woolard

Senior Portfolio Manager

Alexis brings comprehensive project management experience from her 7-year tenure with 3CDC, managing over $100 million of commercial, residential, and mixed-used development in Cincinnati. Alexis was also a key team member of the Cincinnati Music Hall Revitalization project. Additionally, Alexis’s background includes executing development projects with key public and private stakeholders in the Cincinnati area.

Chris Freitas

Chris Freitas

Vice President, Commercial Projects

Chris has 25 years of finance and accounting experience primarily in energy and real estate, with 15 of them exclusively focused on business development and capital investment. At Electrada, he will lead project management activities for our fleet electrification portfolio, ensuring that all stakeholders achieve optimal operational and financial results from their EV deployments.

Anecia Johnson

Anecia Johnson

Operations Manager

Anecia previously led the operations and data management for large a non-profit serving disenfranchised children and families and a large staffing company. Anecia manages the day-to-day business of the main office while balancing the responsibilities of various business lines such as inventory, vendors, and grant management.

Robert Gurman

Robert Gurman

Managing Director, Development

Robert is an experienced commercial & finance professional in the vehicle electrification/clean mobility, renewable energy, and project & infrastructure finance space, having closed over $28 billion of transactions in his 30+ year career.

Molly Stockton

Molly Stockton

Senior Accountant

Molly brings 20 years of accounting experience in diversified industries. As a licensed CPA, she will contribute in daily accounting operations while focusing on processes to support future growth.

Richard Arndts

Richard Arndts

Director, Asset Engineering

Richard serves as Director, Asset Engineering. A certified Professional Engineer with 15-year capital engineering, operational and project management experience with TMK IPSCO and AK Steel, Richard contributes technical depth in engineering design, process improvements, and software integration.

Kristin Earley

Kristin Earley

Asset Manager

Kristin comes with a background in Construction Engineering working on commercial property through the entire construction process including planning, scheduling and on-site coordination of contractors.
After a recent stint as a supportive Military spouse, she oversees site implementation, utility coordination, and construction management of projects for Electrada.

Aaron Link

Aaron Link

Senior Financial Analyst

Aaron brings nearly a decade of Analyst experience in Corporate Finance across a broad range of industries. His focus on technology and process improvement has provided businesses with key insights through mining and transforming data into strategic metrics and reporting.

Ned Funnell

Ned Funnell

Technical Services Manager

Ned has a long history with electric vehicles and engineering. Coming to Electrada from a Senior Project Engineer role with Proterra, Ned brings both hands-on and systems-level experience with DC charging for both light and heavy duty vehicles up to 400kW. An EV owner since 2014, Ned has studied and advocated for EVs for over a decade.

David Dorr

David Dorr

Head of Marketing

David got his start in marketing as a creative director making videos for technology companies explaining their product and why it mattered. From this, he moved into marketing strategy with brands that included Google, Visa, Disney, Salesforce, and others. He is thrilled to join Electrada and accelerate the transition to electric vehicles.