Our Team

Jan Vycital
Interim Chief Executive Officer of Electrify America

Jan Vycital is the interim Chief Executive Officer of Electrify America LLC.  Jan additionally holds the positions of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. In this position, Jan Vycital plays a critical role in developing and implementing the financial strategy of Volkswagen Group in the U.S. Jan Vycital joined the Volkswagen Group in 1996.

Brendan Jones
Chief Operating Officer of Electrify America

Brendan Jones is the Chief Operating Officer of Electrify America. Prior to joining Electrify America, Brendan served as the Vice President of OEM Strategy & Development for EVgo. He also spent over 20 years at Nissan, the last six as the executive responsible for building out electric vehicle sales and infrastructure. He also formerly served as an executive board member of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) and the ROEV Association.

Wayne Killen
Senior Director of Infrastructure Planning and Business Development for Electrify America

Wayne Killen is the Senior Director of Charging Infrastructure Planning, Partnerships and Operations. Previously, he was one of two Electric Vehicle Architects for Audi of America.  Killen has long experience in the auto industry in product planning and strategy, including Mercedes-Benz.

Richard Steinberg
Senior Director of Green Cities, Marketing and Communications for Electrify America

Richard Steinberg is the Senior Director of Green Cities, Marketing and Communications for Electrify America. In this role, he is responsible for Green Cities investment programs as well as all Marketing & Communications for Electrify America. He has been involved in the EV category for almost 10 years, having experience in Product Planning & Strategy at BMW of North America (launching the MINE E, Active E and i3 & i8 models). He also ran BMW's first US-based EV Car Sharing service in San Francisco.

Rachael Zaluzec
Senior Director of Consumer Affairs and CRM Solutions for Electrify America

Rachael Zaluzec is the Senior Director of Consumer Affairs and CRM Solutions for Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Rachael is responsible to design execute, administer, govern and report on all direct and indirect customer processes, systems and data including for the remediation of highest level customer escalations. She is responsible to strategize and plan for operational design and execution of customer experience, customer data protection and integrity. She brings 15 years of automotive and customer service experience.

Robert Barrosa
Director of Utility Strategy and Operations for Electrify America

Robert Barrosa is the Director of Utility Strategy and Operations for Electrify America.  In this role, he is responsible for strategy and business development with a special focus on the California region. Rob has over 10 years of experience in the EV infrastructure industry. He served as vice president of OEM Strategy & Business Development for EVgo and as an executive with AeroVironment Inc. in product development, engineering and business development.

Gregory Crossley
Director of Controlling for Electrify America

Gregory Crossley is the Director of Controlling for Electrify America, responsible for finance, accounting, reporting and compliance.  Greg joined Electrify America from Volkswagen Group of America where he held numerous positions within the Finance organization over a span of 17 years.  Greg has held positions in Finance in the software development, financial services and transportation industries prior to joining Volkswagen.

Emily Durham
Corporate Counsel for Electrify America

Emily Durham is Corporate Counsel for Electrify America. She previously served as the Vice President & Assistant General Counsel for Berkshire Group, overseeing risk management and advising on corporate, real estate and commercial transaction matters.

Cliff Fietzek
Director of Technology for Electrify America

Cliff Fietzek is the Director of Technology for Electrify America, LLC. In this role, he is responsible for all Charging Hardware, Battery Storage, the backend IoT platform and all other technology deployments. Previously, Cliff held the position of Manager of connected e-mobility at BMW of North America.

Robert Healey
Director of Service Operations for Electrify America

Robert Healey is the Director of Service Operations for Electrify America, responsible for ongoing operations, quality and service programs including customer/partner support.  Rob joined Electrify America from BMW of North America where he developed and launched BMW’s EV charging infrastructure strategy for the US market with pioneering programs in residential and public vehicle charging.

Matthew Nelson
Director of Government Affairs for Electrify America

Matthew Nelson is the Director of Government Affairs for Electrify America.  He previously served as the Chief of Staff in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).  Matthew also served as U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein’s Senior Policy Advisor for Energy, Transportation, and Climate Change for seven years.