Volta Industries LLC (Volta) today announced Christopher Wendel has been named Partner and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Volta operates the Volta Network, Hawaii’s only free-to-use electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. It’s one of the largest networks of both free and pay-to-use EV charging stations on Oahu and Volta is actively expanding its presence on the mainland, with a focus on California and Arizona.
As CFO, Wendel will oversee and direct Volta’s fundraising strategy and performance with Volta's network of corporate sponsors and community partners. Prior to Volta, Wendel served in senior positions with Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers and Nomura Securities based in Europe, Asia and the U.S. With more than 20 years as a global financial services leader, Wendel also manages Octagonal Partners LLC, a firm specializing in early-stage investing.