Chris Wendel

President at Volta Charging

Chris is a global finance executive with 20 years of experience running large sales teams and raising capital in equity markets. The bulk of this time was with Goldman Sachs in the United States, Germany, and Japan. While on sabbatical in Hawaii, Chris learned of Volta and became an investor and advisor. In 2012, he joined Volta full-time as partner and CFO, later taking on the role of President as the business began to scale.  Chris has a BSFS in International Political Economy from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, and an MALD in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.  Born and raised in Germany, he now lives in Napa, California with his wife and three children.