Meet the Team

James Sherman, co-founder & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Sherman co-founded CCMT in 2013 and oversees all of CCMT’s strategic planning activities, business partnerships, and customer engagement. Mr. Sherman helped pioneer the medium and heavy-duty battery electric truck industry in the US starting in 2010 with the founders of the Proterra transit bus company and the founders of TransPower, the first company in the US to make heavy-duty battery electric terminal tractors and day-cabs. He is a recognized subject matter expert on medium and heavy-duty battery electric truck industry and market.

Mr. Sherman also practiced environmental law in New York and New Jersey for over 25 years, including serving as Assistant Counsel at the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) where he advised the Commissioners and senior staff of the operating units on compliance with federal and state Clean Air Act laws and regulations. He was Chairperson of the Montclair, New Jersey Environmental Commission, where he co-authored the Sustainable Montclair Planning Guide in 2003, and was also a Trustee of the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (the ANJEC). Mr. Sherman lives in Montclair, New Jersey with his wife and two sons. In his spare time, he enjoys downhill skiing, hiking and camping in the Adirondack and White Mountains, and listening to rock and roll. “Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.” (attributed to David McCullough)

Flint Kinkade, Chief Operating Officer

Flint Kinkade

Mr. Kinkade is an environmental scientist by training and has overseen the remediation of hundreds of contaminated sites across New Jersey and the nation as the head of his own environmental consulting firm. He now brings his methodical approach and business acumen to CCMT where he is in charge of all aspects and phases of electric school bus projects. This includes customer engagement, school bus fleet finance, infrastructure, and follow-on support. He lives in Bloomfield, New Jersey with his wife and daughters and is on the Bloomfield Environmental Commission. In his spare time, Flint is an avid pickle-ball player.

Jeff Rosen, CCMT Vice-President of Project Management

Jeff Rosen has been a Construction Project Manager for the past 18 years with a strong focus on orchestration of various trade teams with the goal of effective and streamlined project life cycle completions. He works with architects, engineers, sub-contractors and hand selected trade teams based on specific project applications. He has guided numerous projects teams to completed projects within the defined scope, budget, and tight project time-lines, all while managing risk and driving state of the are quality construction projects. His emphasis is always on safety first, with an immaculate project safety record.

Jeff is also an EMT for Morris County where he has lived with his family for the past 23 years. He has been a ski instructor, Nitrox Master Diver, and a long-distance cycler.

Alex Vargas, CCMT Senior Project Manager

Alex Vargas is CCMT’s project manager and has dozens of years of experience in the logistics and warehousing industry with responsibilities for business forecasting, budgeting, human resources, and payroll management. Prior positions include as warehouse supervisor for Peleton Interactive Inc. in Secaucus, NJ, for Drape Kings Inc. in North Bergen, NJ, and as the Inbound Coordinator for PRG LLC, also in Secaucus, NJ.

Alex is trained in lean six-Sigma process management as well as enterprise and customer resource management and satisfaction systems to track and manage continuous process improvement and drive customer satisfaction.

Mr. Vargas studied Education at the State University of New York in Albany from 1995 – 1997 and studied Business Management at Essex County Community College in Newark from 2009 – 2010.

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