We reduce barriers in the transition to zero-emission transportation with an expert approach.
Based in Long Beach, California, Evolectric has dedicated themselves to power fleet operations with clean, efficient, and safe electrification solutions. Evolectric's Co-Founders Bill Beverley and Jakson Alvarez bring decades of combined experience in power distribution, vehicle electrification, and batteries as well as finance, accounting, operational and strategic planning, and entrepreneurship.
We have built a growing, international team with staff members in California, on the East Coast, and in South America.
Our diverse backgrounds and expertise allow us to bring unique electrified mobility battery solutions to transportation, industrial, and commercial segments across the U.S and emerging markets.
Our goal is to expand green mobility.
We want to ease the fleet electrification transition across all forms of commercial transportation. We provide tailored solutions that meet your operational needs and comply to CA regulations that address pollution across the busiest ports in the country.
With our HQ located in some of the busiest ports of the country it is only right to address the issue of harmful emissions generated from this transportation.
On a global scale, we advance electrification within the areas that need it most. Trucks and public transportation contribute 63% of LATAM transport sector which inevitably causes unsafe levels of air pollution.
We work to serve emerging markets through electrified technology and resources that help speed up adoption of electric vehicles.
Evolectric offers fully integrated electrification solutions.
Co-Founder, Co-CEO and CTO
Bill brings fifteen years of experience in power distribution and expertise in vehicle electrification and batteries. He holds multiple patents in the electrified automotive sector. Bill has held leadership positions at Indi-EV, Romeo Power, Faraday Future and has served as a project lead for global infrastructure leaders, including Airbus and Moog Aerospace. Bill focuses on positioning the company as a nimble and innovative company as he leads Evolectric’s technology and product development, program management, technical sales and supports supplier and overall business development. Bill has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from California State University—Long Beach.
Co-Founder, Co-CEO and CFO
Jakson brings several years of experience in finance, accounting, operational and strategic planning, and entrepreneurship. This includes various years of direct support to battery design, prototyping, commercialization and production ramp-up. His experience prior to Evolectric includes leadership roles at 3M and Romeo Power. Jakson focuses on enabling long-term business opportunities and investment campaigns of Evolectric while leading commercial negotiations, business operations and supplier and overall business development. Jakson has a dual Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Entrepreneurship & Corporate Innovation from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.
Lead Integration Engineer
Rick holds over 20 years of experience across the alternative fuel vehicle industry. His expertise encompasses production, design, and implementation of electric vehicles. Additionally, he has direct experience with electric vehicle (EV) development, advanced technology, environmental, and regulatory issues. Rick has led EV projects with companies like Nissan and Phoenix Motorcars, Inc. He has a proven ability to take EV’s from concept, prototype, to full-scale production. At Evolectric, Rick is responsible for guiding Evolectric in all relevant areas of vehicle integration and related products and technologies.
Business Development Manager, LATAM
Marcela brings more than 12 years of experience in business development and go to market strategies for various industries in the LATAM regions with a heavy focus on the electromobility sector in the past five years. Her expertise includes introducing new companies, products and technologies to the market, project management, creation of synergies and commercial and marketing development, working with multinational companies such as Nissan, Sigdo Koppers, Grupo Carvajal and BYD. Marcela has a degree from Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas in Industrial Engineering. Marcela supports Evolectric as the company's Business Development Manager LATAM.
Lead Controls Engineer
Michael is a subject matter expert with over 15 years of experience in the field of vehicle electrical architecture design, model-based design, vehicle controls programming, firmware support, powertrain control and calibration and prototype/R&D systems. He most recently worked with INDI EV in an EE Architect leadership position. Previously, he worked at Phoenix Motorcars and was a key stakeholder in helping them integrate their first direct drive powertrain system. Michael is responsible for driving Evolectric's vehicle and battery controls and electrical integration strategies. He has a Master's of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering along with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Electric Engineering.
Advisory Board Member, Technology
Dr. James Burns has dedicated over two decades of experience within the electric drive transportation and energy systems industry. His entrepreneurial drive has led to several successful ventures which include Transpower (Acquired by Meritor), Proensis and Motorsports Internal L3Research. Dr.Burns has also committed to academics by serving as a Professor and Chairman at Southern Utah University in the Integrated Engineering and Technology Department and as an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at San Diego State University. Dr. Burns has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science from Penn State University and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Delaware.
Advisory Board Member, Product
Andrew brings over 30 years of experience across the automotive industry. His expertise is comprised of engineering management, product development, program management, marketing, technical sales, operations, and complex problem solving. This includes leading projects at Faurecia to solve the NVH and emissions challenges of new engine strategies, driving to "near zero" emissions levels with ICE powertrains. Based near Munich, Germany, Andrew is currently the Global LV Product Line Director of Faurecia, driving innovative solutions to address the last ICE powertrain challenges. Andrew graduated from Kettering University with a Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and a Masters Degree in Manufacturing Management.
Advisory Board Member, LATAM
Nhiura brings over 10 years of experience in business development specifically in the electric mobility sector in Latin America. Her expertise resides in Business Trade, International Business Trading, and Marketing. This includes several years working with multinational companies, including BYD and Engie, with her expertise focused on electro-mobility projects, commercialization of new energy products, and laying new market's breakthrough strategy. She is currently the Head of Business Development of LATAM for Enel X. Nhiura has a Bachelor of Business Administration from San Marcos National University — Peru.
Advisory Board Member, Battery
Hamid brings two decades of experience successfully launching new products, establishing new markets and increasing revenue across battery, clean energy, consulting, and start-up markets. He is currently the Chief Customer Officer at South8 Technologies. He previously served in leadership positions at Romeo Power, Alexander Technologies, and GP Batteries and founded Vertical Power Integration. Hamid has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Sweden’s Dalarna University and a dual master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Business Administration from San Diego State University.
Advisory Board Member, Financing
Jeff has several years of experience across various sectors with a focus on business development. Jeff is the founder and CEO of Cargo, which provides advertising and commerce services to the rideshare industry. The company has raised $50 million in funding from VCs and strategic partners including Founders Fund, Coatue, Rosecliff, Kellogg's, iHeart Media and secured an exclusive global partnership with Uber. Jeff was recognized as a member of the Forbes 2019 30 Under 30 and Adage 2019 40 Under 40 classes and is a member of the Board of Trustees for The Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology and Project Art. Jeff has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities Studies.