Arcimoto means “Future I Drive” - the brand identity for the next generation of drivers.
To develop products that help catalyze the shift to a sustainable transportation system.
- Continuous Improvement
- Environmental Efficiency
Our philosophy of continuous improvement drives us forward each day. We strive not only to continuously improve the end product, but also the process and the people involved in creating the product. By always reflecting, evaluating and learning, we believe Arcimoto can deliver a better experience to our customers.
Mark Frohnmayer, PresidentMark graduated from UC Berkeley in 1996 with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. After 11 years in the computer games industry and a successful exit from his first startup, GarageGames, Mark has turned his entrepreneurial energy towards sustainable business development in Oregon. His current endeavor, Arcimoto was founded in October 2007 to bring quality, affordable, sustainable vehicles to the masses and aims to be a major player in the new green transportation space. Mark served on the Oregon governor's Alternate Fuel Vehicle Infrastructure Working Group in 2009 and was peer selected as one of the Pacific Northwest's clean technology Pivotal Leaders. You can follow Mark on Twitter.
Terry Becker, Director of OperationsTerry holds degrees in Physics and Mechanical Engineering from Loma Linda University and Walla Walla University respectively. After attending the MBA program at the University of Massachusetts in 1986 he managed Engineering and Operations Departments for several successful companies on the global international level. Transportation companies include Arneson Marine and Country Coach. Peterson Corp, a manufacturer of wood waste recyclers, and JBT AeroTech are corporations significantly improved by Terry's process implementation. His passion for transportation, especially three-wheeled vehicles, and his team leading approach fit well with the Arcimoto team.
Jim Jordan, Mechanical Design LeadJim brings more than 25 years of R&D and Product and Tool Design to Arcimoto, after most recently working for Country Couch designing fiberglass bodies for full-size RVs. He was also involved in some of the very first carbon molds for consumer products, and has extensive experience in plastic injection, lost wax, thermoforming and composite mold making.
Joe Morgan, Operations LeadJoe has 13 years experience as a Senior Department Head at Marathon Coach, where he managed the entire paint operation for multi-million dollar luxury coaches. Joe was in the Army for 10 years, serving as an Infantry Squad Leader, Combat Engineer, then onto the Non Commissioned Officer Academy where he graduated first in his class of 300. During the Gulf War Joe was promoted to First Sergeant, Acting Jack and was in the top 3% of all Non Commissioned Officers in the US Army.
Chris Critchett, Electrical LeadChris is a 14-year veteran of the RV industry, where he specialized in electronics for such manufacturers as Monaco and Country Coach. During that time he worked on the development and implementation of major electrical systems and system support.
Scott Raney, Mechanical DesignerScott brings 20 years of CAD, design, CNC programming, and SolidWorks modeling experience to the team. With 12 years experience in advanced composite design and manufacturing, primarily with durable medical products, he was able to jump in and immediately help us designing parts and creating drawings. He founded medical equipment research and development firm Fiberlite Composites, Inc. in Portland, Oregon and has been SolidWorks certified since 2007.
Kate Blazar, Business Development LeadKate graduated magna cum laude with honors and a degree in Environmental Studies and Geology from Whitman College in 2004. She completed the University of Oregon Graduate School's certificate in Nonprofit Management in 2006. Kate has more than a decade of experience in public relations and raising capital. Before joining Arcimoto she was the Executive Director of Cascadia Wildlands, a leading environmental advocacy group in the Pacific Northwest.
Jeremy Bronson, Creative DirectorJeremy has been a creative for many years, attending the University of Oregon and NYU for visual and multimedia design, photography and audio production. He also brings 15 years of web design experience from leading his own consultancy.
Katie Brunk, Accounting and HRKatie holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Washington State University and has the honor of being one of the very first Arcimoto employees as the company launched in 2007.
Landon Chappell, Fabrication LeadLandon began exploring steel and construction as a child in his father's shop. After leading numerous remodels and construction crews in Oregon for over 13 years, Landon joined forces with Arcimoto in 2008. He has been a contributor to all four genrations of Arcimoto prototypes. Landon specializes in metal and textiles with a concentration on using recycled materials.
Eric Fritz, Marketing and Public RelationsEric graduated from the University of Oregon in 1997 with a degree in biochemistry. He put his degree to good use by promptly entering into a career in marketing. He spent 5 years in Seattle, working as an editor for Reed Global Advisors, a research and investment firm focused on energy technology companies, before moving back to Eugene to join Mark as Director of Marketing at his previous venture, GarageGames.
Marcos Nolan, Industrial DesignMarcos graduated from the University of Washington in 2008 with a degree in Industrial Design. As a student, he was involved in a number of group projects hosted by outside firms such as Fluke and Microsoft. His work has focused on the aesthetics and ergonomics of our vehicle's exterior and interior body styling.
Arcimoto has been seed funded through the development of the SRK product prototype by its founder, angel investors and public support from local government agencies. Arcimoto is currently raising funds to launch the SRK pilot fleet and bring the SRK into production. If you're an accredited investor whose portfolio strategy includes doing well by saving the planet, you can learn more by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arcimoto is an Oregon-based C corporation.