Stephen Girsky

President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman at VectoIQ Acquisition Corp.

Stephen Girsky

Stephen Girsky

President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman at VectoIQ Acquisition Corp.

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Career Highlights

General Motors Corporation
S.J. Girsky & Co.
Centerbridge Industrial Partners LLC

RelSci Relationships

8273

Number of Boards

18

Birthday

04/1963

Age

56

Number of Awards

3

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Chief Executive Officer at GM Cruise LLC

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Senior Vice President & President & Chief Executive Officer, GM Financial at General Motors Company

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Former Executive Director, Design at General Motors Company

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Chief Executive Officer at Canyon Ranch Holdings LLC

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Senior Vice President, US Government Relations at Pfizer, Inc.

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Chair, Hawksbill Advisors at Hawksbill Group

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Chief Executive Officer at UJA-Federation of New York

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Managing Partner at VectoIQ

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Former GM Brazil President & Managing Director at General Motors Company

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Vice President, US Marketing, Sales & Service at Ford Motor Company

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Stephen Girsky
President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman at VectoIQ Acquisition Corp.
Education
MBA
Class of 1989

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

B.S. Mathematics
Class of 1985

UCLA's primary purpose as a public research university is the creation, dissemination, preservation and application of knowledge for the betterment of our global society. To fulfill this mission, UCLA is committed to academic freedom in its fullest terms: We value open access to information, free and lively debate conducted with mutual respect for individuals, and freedom from intolerance. In all of our pursuits, we strive at once for excellence and diversity, recognizing that openness and inclusion produce true quality. These values underlie our three institutional responsibilities. Learning and teaching at UCLA are guided by the belief that undergraduate, graduate and professional school students and their teachers belong to a community of scholars. This community is dedicated to providing students with a foundational understanding of a broad range of disciplines followed by the opportunity for in-depth study in a chosen discipline. All members of the community are engaged together in discovering and advancing knowledge and practice. Learning occurs not only in the classroom but also through engagement in campus life and in communities and organizations beyond the university.

Career History
President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
2018 - Current

VectoIQ Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, recapitalization, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. It intends to focus on searching for prospective target businesses to acquire. The company was founded on January 23, 2018 and is headquartered in Mamaroneck, NY.

President
Current

S.J. Girsky & Co. is a private company headquartered in the United States that provides business consulting services.

Advisor
Current

WiTricity Corp. engages in the designs, development, manufactures, and marketing of technology for wireless energy transfer. It offers products to the consumer electronics, automotive, Industrial and medical markets. The company was founded by Peter H. Fisher, John D. Joannopoulos, Andre Kurs, Aristeidis Karalis, and Marin Soljacic in 2007 and is headquartered in Watertown, MA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2011 - 2016

General Motors Overseas Corp., a subsidiary of General Motors Co., is an American company. The firm provides business consulting services.

Director
2010 - 2010

AmeriCredit Corp. is independent automobile finance company that provides financing solutions indirectly through auto dealers across the United States. It purchases auto finance contracts for new and used vehicles purchased by consumers from franchised and select independent automobile dealerships network. The company services its loan portfolio at regional centers using automated loan servicing and collection systems. The company's use of technology and risk management tools provides the flexibility needed for long-term portfolio performance and increased customer service efforts. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas

Member, Board of Directors
2010 - 2014

Adam Opel GmbH engages in the management of its own assets and participations in other companies. It also manages the company's pension obligations. The company was founded on August 01, 1862 and is headquartered in Ruesselsheim am Main, Germany.

Chairman, Capital Campaign
Current

Since the mid-1990s, Focus: HOPE’s community development and community arts programs have improved the quality of life for residents in its surrounding neighborhood. These efforts were expanded in 2009 with the launch of the new HOPE Village Initiative which is committed to supporting academic achievement of children living in the neighborhoods around the campus. Inspired by the Harlem Children’s Zone, the HOPE Village Initiative aims to make this area of the city a desirable place to live, work and raise a family. Our holistic approach has garnered Focus: HOPE numerous citations and awards from federal and state governments, national corporations and private institutions. Since our inception, we have touched the lives of thousands of people and today, we remain committed to our initial mission to pledge intelligent and practical action to overcome racism, poverty and injustice.

Director
Tenure Unconfirmed
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $4,999
2014

The Fresh Air Fund, an independent not-for-profit organization, was created with one simple mission – to allow children living in low-income communities to get away from hot, noisy city streets and enjoy free summer experiences in the country.

$100 - $999
2014

Since the mid-1990s, Focus: HOPE’s community development and community arts programs have improved the quality of life for residents in its surrounding neighborhood. These efforts were expanded in 2009 with the launch of the new HOPE Village Initiative which is committed to supporting academic achievement of children living in the neighborhoods around the campus. Inspired by the Harlem Children’s Zone, the HOPE Village Initiative aims to make this area of the city a desirable place to live, work and raise a family. Our holistic approach has garnered Focus: HOPE numerous citations and awards from federal and state governments, national corporations and private institutions. Since our inception, we have touched the lives of thousands of people and today, we remain committed to our initial mission to pledge intelligent and practical action to overcome racism, poverty and injustice.

$50K - $100K
2013

Since the mid-1990s, Focus: HOPE’s community development and community arts programs have improved the quality of life for residents in its surrounding neighborhood. These efforts were expanded in 2009 with the launch of the new HOPE Village Initiative which is committed to supporting academic achievement of children living in the neighborhoods around the campus. Inspired by the Harlem Children’s Zone, the HOPE Village Initiative aims to make this area of the city a desirable place to live, work and raise a family. Our holistic approach has garnered Focus: HOPE numerous citations and awards from federal and state governments, national corporations and private institutions. Since our inception, we have touched the lives of thousands of people and today, we remain committed to our initial mission to pledge intelligent and practical action to overcome racism, poverty and injustice.

Political Donations
$2,700
2016

Former Representative from California's 46th Congressional District

$2,600
2013

Senator at Office of the Senator from Michigan, Gary Peters

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Awards & Honors
Rank #24
2013
Motor Trend Magazine - Power List
2012
Treasury & Risk Magazine - 100 Most Influential People in Finance
2011
Institutional Investor Magazine - AART Hall of Fame
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