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William Trainer
Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mr. Trainer is a key founder of Vicinity Motor Corp. and has served as President and Director since its inception in 2008. Mr. Trainer has over 25 years experience importing and exporting heavy machinery and has successfully pioneered and brought several new products to the Canadian market. William has also owned and managed heavy construction equipment dealerships throughout Western Canada.

Brent Phillips

Brent joined Vicinity in November 2021, bringing over 20 years of experience in the commercial transportation field, with a specific focus on commercial buses and trucks and previous leadership roles at the distribution and manufacturing level including sales, marketing, and operations. His in-the-field customer support experience ranges from single vehicle operators and start-ups to large commercial truck and transit fleet operations. Prior to joining Vicinity, Brent served as General Manager at Alliance Bus Group, a leading bus distributor. Before joining Alliance, Brent was the Vice President of Sales, Commercial Bus Group at REV Group, a leading designer and manufacturer of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. Previously, he was the Vice President of Sales at BusWest.

Tina Stewart
Chief Financial Officer

Tina Stewart is a respected finance executive with over 20 years of experience in a variety of industries including mining, telecommunications, container terminal operations, and renewable energy. She is skilled in all areas of finance including strategic business planning, public company reporting, treasury, capital allocation and finance transformation. Before joining Vicinity, Tina was VP of Finance, North America, for Drax Group, where she led a 60-person finance team to support the manufacturing of compressed wood pellets in North America. Previously she was VP, Finance for Global Container Terminals Inc., leading treasury, business planning and capital allocation functions across the company.

John LaGourgue
VP, Corporate Development & Director

Mr. LaGourgue joined Vicinity Motor Corp. in June 2016 and brings with him over 25 years of management, sales, financial, and investment experience in public and private companies. Mr. LaGourgue has served in senior management and directors’ roles for public companies since 2009. Mr. LaGourgue assists in business development, partnerships, sales and overseas the Company's capital markets strategies and corporate communications.

Marion McGrath
Corporate Secretary

Ms. McGrath has been actively engaged in the securities industry for over 30 years specializing in corporate governance and compliance of publicly traded issuers listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and the Canadian Securities Exchange. Prior to her current role, Ms. McGrath was a senior paralegal with a Vancouver-based securities law firm.