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Energy Storage Industry Director & Vice Chair
Matt Fronk & Associates LLC
Matt brings over 40 years of experience from the automotive sector in the development of advanced propulsion systems and components. He was responsible for starting GM’s PEM Fuel Cell development program and led that effort from 1990 thru 2009. Currently he provides Strategic and Engineering Consulting Services to both start-up and established companies in the Battery, Fuel Cell, and Alternative Energy Industries thru his consulting company. He works closely with local, state, and federal organizations and officials to bring new companies in the Energy sector to the Rochester area.
He was selected as a subject matter expert in fuel cells for two National Academies Committee studies: (1) Evaluation of 2025 CAFÉ regulations which was issued in 2015 and (2) for a 2016 evaluation of the US Drive Partnership program. Matt was responsible for the BEST Test & Commercialization Center design, build, and equipment outfitting. He continues to introduce potential customers to the facility as well as being on the advisory board for the facility. Matt takes an active leadership role in supporting the development of the Energy Sector in NYS.
Term Expires: Mar 2020 *