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GreenPower names head of human resources

by CM staff   

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Taylor Freeland was named Sr. Manager of Human Resources for the company and that she will be based out of GreenPower's South Charleston, West Virginia manufacturing facility.

GreenPower’s Sr. Manager of Human Resources Taylor Freeland at the South Charleston,
West Virginia manufacturing facility with the all-electric Type A Nano BEAST school bus.

SOUTH CHARLESTON — GreenPower Motor Company Inc, a manufacturer and distributor of electric, zero-emission medium and heavy-duty vehicles serving the cargo and delivery market, shuttle and transit space and school bus sector, announced the appointment of Taylor Freeland as Sr. Manager of Human Resources for the company and that she will be based out of GreenPower’s South Charleston, West Virginia manufacturing facility.

“Taylor brings a level of HR experience to GreenPower that will be essential as we increase our employee numbers in West Virginia and at other U.S. locations,” said GreenPower Vice-President of Business Development and Strategy Mark Nestlen. “Ensuring our team has the best working conditions with a competitive salary and benefits is important to GreenPower. Taylor’s dynamic leadership will help continue our inclusive work environment while building a robust opportunity for employee engagement.”

Freeland is a native West Virginian with a degree in psychology from Marshall University, a master’s in human resource management from Southern New Hampshire University and is SHRM certified. Most recently she served as a human resources manager for the West Virginia Division of Highways (DOH) where she provided input and coaching to various upper-level management teams to support performance and operational improvements for more than 20 locations and over 500 employees. Prior to DOH, Freeland was in various HR roles for G4S Secure Solutions, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and OVP Health.

“I’m excited to join the GreenPower team and am looking forward to helping the company grow in West Virginia and nationwide,” Freeland said. “Creating a culture that prioritizes the well-being of employees, offers support at all levels within the organization and has policies in place that encourage respect, trust, empathy and support is a top priority.”



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