Tropos Technologies Announces the Appointment Peter Crawford to Board of Directors

Tropos Technologies, Inc, one of the leading electric commercial Low Speed Vehicle manufacturers in North America appoints Peter Crawford to Board of Directors.

Tropos Technologies, Inc. (“Tropos”), one of the leading electric commercial Low Speed Vehicle (“LSV”) manufacturers in North America and owner of the Tropos Motors brand today announced the appointment of Peter Crawford to the Tropos Board of Directors, effective September 1, 2022.

Since May of 2017, Peter has served as Charles Schwab’s Chief Financial Officer. He leads Schwab’s treasury and controller functions, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, corporate development and strategy, vendor management, and corporate real estate. Peter has been with Charles Schwab since 2001, and his previous roles include Executive Vice President of Finance and Senior Vice President and leader of Schwab’s asset management client solutions organization.

Before joining Charles Schwab, Peter was an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company in the Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Sao Paulo, and Hong Kong offices. Peter earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University, where he graduated magna cum laude, and a master’s degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

“We are pleased to welcome Peter Crawford to the Tropos Board,” said John R. Bautista III, chairman and chief executive officer of Tropos. “Peter’s extensive business and finance experience, combined with a strong understanding of regulatory oversight, will be invaluable to Tropos as we grow our business and pursue our mission to serve the marketplace.”

Tropos’ current board members include:

  • Susan Xu, Chairman of the Brookes Education Groups, and former partner of Valley Inception LLC and China Century Investment. Susan was a co-founder of Webex and a founding investor in Zoom.
  • Nate Shelton, board member of Driven Performance Brands, and prior CEO of K&N Filters, B&M Performance Group. Nate served as the CEO of SEMA two times;
  • John “Del” Foster, an estate, trust, probate and business attorney and President/Principal of the Law Firm of Rusconi, Foster and Thomas APC;
  • John Bautista, founder and CEO of Tropos, past Director of Technical Operations for EV drivetrain manufacturer KLD Energy Technologies and past Director of Mechanical Engineering for Zero Motorcycles.

About Tropos Technologies, Inc. and Tropos Motors Tropos Technologies, Inc.

is a Silicon Valley-based startup that manufacturers and distributes all-electric, street-legal vehicles, specializing in utility e-LSVs – electric low-speed vehicles – and trucks under the Tropos Motors brand. These vehicles are designed for corporate, fleet, firstresponder, agriculture, last-mile delivery, and construction applications. Tropos employs the latest EV technology, experienced engineering, and modern design aesthetics. The Tropos Motors ABLE™ is a full line of durable, versatile, and available eCUVs (electric Compact Utility Vehicles). The Tropos Motors product line is capable of handling large payloads and towing capacities and can operate in extremely tight quarters with a short wheelbase and turning radius. Tropos Motors eCUVs can be operated indoors, outdoors, and off-road. Available in countless configurations, their trucks are ready to work as hard as you do, no matter the job.

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