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, Executive VP – Electric School Buses

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 his on the Bloomfield Environmental Commission. In his spare time, Flint is an avid pickle-ball player.

Henry Schutz, VP of Technology

Mr. Schutz is a 2022 graduate the State University of New York at Buffalo with a degree in aeronautical engineering. In his role as CCMT’s VP for Technology, Henry is responsible for the evaluation, inter-operability, integration, and optimization of all OEM and other hardware and software technologies deployed at CCMT projects. This includes both OEM vehicle equipment as well as the automated charge management systems (ACMS), telematic data systems, dashboard controls, and other systems deployed at project sites.

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