Andrew Jay, Chief Executive Officer, Dakota Lithium Batteries

Andrew Augustine Jay, Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer, Dakota Lithium

Lead business strategy officer, lead marketing officer, chief financial officer, and head of of the company.

Previously Chief Executive Officer for Tiny Trees Preschool.
Previous National Director for YMCA Outdoor Leadership Programs.
Former mountain climbing, sea kayaking, and canoe guide – Alaska, Canadian Arctic, South Africa & American West.

“Here at Dakota Lithium I have the opportunity to change how our community uses energy. The future of electric cars and practical renewable energy is here and for every innovation there is a battery behind it. Dakota Lithium is one of a very short list of companies that builds batteries in the United States. In addition, DL has research partnerships that allow us to lead the industry in long lifespan batteries. I joined the company to help tell the human story behind the energy revolution, to help power your passions, and to help build the sustainable future our children deserve.”

A seasoned CEO with 15 years of executive experience Andrew helps great organizations grow and thrive through human centered story telling, strategic thinking, and sound financial management. Prior to joining Dakota Lithium Andrew built Tiny Trees Preschool from a small community group to the largest outdoor preschool in North America with 9 schools across the country. Previously, he led the YMCA outdoor leadership programs (BOLD & GOLD) where he built a small Seattle based program serving 30 kids a year into a national organization helping 6,000 young people a year develop leadership & life skills on wilderness expeditions in 8 states. He joined Dakota Lithium in 2018.

andrew@dakotalithium.com

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