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Leadership Team

Robert Lupacchino

Robert Lupacchino

Chief Operating Officer

Robert is an accomplished executive and senior consultant with 30 years of experience in operations, strategy, finance and performance improvement. His primary focus has been helping companies grow by expanding revenues, optimizing cost structures, and fine tuning key processes that strengthen the core business. He has orchestrated numerous strategic alliances, acquisition and new product launches within the healthcare, retail, financial and construction industries. Robert has served as CFO, COO, Senior VP Strategy and C-level consultant to numerous Fortune 500 clients. He holds an undergraduate degree from Boston College and an MBA from Emory University.

Brett Gipe

Brett Gipe

Chief Commercial Officer

Brett has worked in the automotive/fleet space for the past 30 years, during which time he served as Regional Vice President and General Manager at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Vice President of Business Development/Enterprise Sales for Vericom Technologies/Integris and several senior leadership roles at leading electric vehicle manufacturing companies including Smith Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles International and Motiv Power Systems. Brett has had responsibility for sales, marketing, business development and managing C-level relationships within some of the largest and most respected companies and brands in North America and globally.

Lupe Arredondo

Director of Service & Applications Engineering

Guadalupe (Lupe) Arredondo Jr serves as the Director of Service and Applications Engineering for First Priority GreenFleet/Electric Vehicles International (FPGF/EVI). Lupe joined EVI in 2010 as an Applications Engineer supporting product development and prototype deployment of EVI’s first go to market product lines. In 2011 Lupe was tasked to develop and implement a comprehensive EV and alternative fuels vehicle service program to support post-delivery sales. This also included customer specific driver and technician training programs. Lupe has supported roles in the service and support industry for more than 20 years. 

With a focus on customer satisfaction and with his extensive knowledge in the BEV and AFV market space Lupe has a proven track record for delivering quality service and support with the help of his key field service technicians and technical support team members.