James H. O’Connell, Sales

480 540 0811 / jim@evpowercorp.com

Mr. O’Connell has over 40 years of experience in public transportation and the bus sales business. He found success in operations supervision, management leadership, school district and transit management, bus contractor ownership, and sales and executive management for leading bus dealerships.

His knowledge and experience includes grant development, budgeting, marketing and sales management, equipment leasing, contract development, and a term as a registered lobbyist in the state of Texas. He has been active in legislative influence in the areas of transportation regulation, finance and funding. This long career experience has been extremely helpful to Jim, allowing him the opportunity to understand customer needs as successful relationships are developed and maintained and business solutions are provided.

Daniele Herbert, Logistics

Before becoming a very successful self-made millionaire and entrepreneur, Daniele worked as a senior business analyst for 7 years in the Procurement Division of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). There, Daniele wrote policies and procedures that governed all procurement operations in the CRA.  With a broad understanding of procurement she oversaw numerous projects and other priorities within the Division. Before her years in the Canadian federal government, Daniele helped launch MERX, the most comprehensive source of public and private sector business opportunities in Canada.

MERX provides suppliers and contractors with one-stop access to thousands of public and private sector tenders from every level of government in Canada.  She was at MERX from inception to launch (and beyond), involved in all facets of the organization including all client service operations, new product development, user training and sales support.  She travelled across Canada extensively, meeting with both government buyers (federal, provincial and municipal level) and private sector suppliers.  These very intensive 5 years gave her a deep understanding of procurement from both the private and public sector viewpoint.

Susan Emry, Controller

Susan Emry, has more than 10 years of progressively responsible experience directing as many as 200 employees in companies with revenues in excess of $5 million. Susan has led these companies through start-up, survival, turnaround and growth modes.

Prior to starting her own private consulting business, Susan was the Executive Assistant to a CPA Firm in Pasadena, California. In her experience there, she worked with clients and their financial statement preparations from 1 million to 10 Million. She since has been a consultant with the firm and leads corporate business development and new client implementation.

She has spent 10+ years at various positions from Executive Assistant to Chief Financial Officer and Controller in a variety of industries, including motor coach & transit bus upholstery, consumer durables, building products, construction and financial services. With a strong knowledge of both cash and accrual accounting systems, Susan has been responsible for multiple client budgets ranging from $1 million to $10 million.

Her understanding of both domestic and international distribution channels encompasses retail sales, wholesale, OEM, catalogue sales, direct sales, leasing and government markets.

Among her significant previous positions, Susan serves as Controller of Sardo Bus & Coach Upholstery a National leader in the Motor Coach Industry.

Warren Lance, CEO and President

Building strong, productive sales groups and management Teams, is Warren’s track record over the past 13 years. Moreover, Warren’s leadership is evident far beyond the Untied States and Canada, it’s across the globe. Warren has developed award-winning Teams in Australia, New Zealand, and several South East Asian countries. Judge by results, as the combined economic impact of these Teams is well over 120 million dollars annually.

Warren believes that understanding the Customers’ Need is only the beginning. It’s more often the “unspoken or unstated, and evolving needs that must be grasped and incorporated into the joint relationship. This understanding is essential for success when working with disruptive new-energy technologies.

Warren vision is to see EV Power, lift everyone it touches. That business with the right motive—can change the world for the better.