ChampionScott Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Almond as Chief Executive Officer of Frog Scooters, a Si Partners sponsored global micro-mobility solutions company that custom designs, manufactures, deploys and manages its fleet of electric scooters. Brad brings more than 20 years of experience in fast-growing public and private technology companies to Frog.
“This appointment is the most recent of several complex and challenging appointments that CSP has successfully completed. We’re thrilled that Frog has appointed an executive who was highly successfully in the micro-mobility segment and look forward to tracking his success,” noted Managing Director, Brian Donohoe.
Most recently, Brad served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Corporate Services at Vertex Business Services, a provider of SaaS based customer information systems for the utilities sector. Brad also established and served as director of VertexOne India. Previously, Brad was the Chief Financial Officer of Cambium Learning Group, a leading provider of innovative curriculum products, services and subscription-based technology for elementary through high schools. Before joining Cambium, Brad was Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Vice President of Administration at Zix Corporation, a publicly traded SaaS based email encryption provider. Prior to that, Brad he held a variety of global senior leadership positions, including President of Entrust Japan, General Manager of Entrust Asia and Latin America, Vice President of Finance and Vice President at Entrust Inc.
Brad earned his MBA from the University of Texas’ McCombs School of Business, his BBA in Accounting at Texas A&M University, Mays Business School, and is a Certified Public Accountant. Brad was the recipient of the CFO of the year award for software companies in 2015 from the Dallas Business Journal.
As the only scooter company that is truly vertically-integrated, Frog custom designs, manufacturers, deploys, and manages its fleets. It works in direct partnership with cities to meet their sustainable transportation needs. The company’s owner/operator model for territory operations and expansion management empowers and facilitates optimum quality control of fleets, strong local partnerships, and direct working relationships with city officials. Territory partners have signed on for Europe, the Americas, the Caribbean and most recently for Australia/New Zealand. Frog currently operates in Lisbon, Portugal as well as in four cities in Chile. It will continue expansion in those two countries and will launch activity in Argentina, Australia and The Dominican Republic in the coming months. For more information, please visit www.gofrog.city.
About Si Partners
Si is an early-stage accelerator dedicated to building value and lasting impact for companies that solve global environmental issues. They are building an amazing community of entrepreneurs, industry-leading brands, investors and knowledge experts to deploy innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. For more information, please visit https://si.partners.
About ChampionScott Partners
ChampionScott Partners is a leading retained executive search firm focused on delivering leadership solutions for technology and technology-enabled companies, globally. Throughout every search we undertake, we apply the strategic insights of an experienced search partner, the operating skills of an internationally expert management team, and the recruiting abilities of a premiere executive search firm. For more information, please visit www.championscott.com or contact Brian Donohoe or Chris Messing.