A St. Louis native has been appointed to the board of directors for Emerald Automotive.
Jim McKelvey, a Washington University graduate, will serve as a non-executive board member for the company, which in .
He brings experience in growing small tech companies, and connections to Silcon Valley venture capital that may help Emerald find funding for its $160 million plant.
McKelvey is a serial entrepreneur known for starting up many businesses, including being a co-founder of mobile payment service Square Inc., Mira Digital Publishing and Third Degree Glass Factory.
Emerald Automotive is a low-emissions, extended range electric commercial van company. The is an all-new lightweight, zero/low-emissions, extended-range electric vehicle that is preparing to serve the medium-size global commercial fleet market.
The t-001 is said to drastically reduce emissions and result in substantial cost savings for customers.
To read more on :