ENVISION SOLAR INTERNATIONAL, INC. (OTCMKTS:EVSI) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02.
General. On August 22, 2018, Mr. Robert C. Schweitzer accepted an appointment as a new director of Envision Solar International, Inc. (the “Company”), effective August 22, 2018. Mr. Robert C. Schweitzer is an independent director who has also accepted an appointment to serve as the chairman of the Company’s audit committee.
Compensation Arrangements. In consideration for Robert C. Schweitzer’s acceptance to serve as a director of the Company, the Company agreed to grant 1,500,000 restricted shares of its common stock to Mr. Robert C. Schweitzer, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Restricted Stock Grant Agreement, a copy of which is attached to this Report as Exhibit 10.1, including but not limited to the following vesting schedule: 62,500 shares per quarter over a 36 month period commencing on September 30, 2018, issuable quarterly on the last day of each calendar quarter; provided, that the first release will be of 62,500 shares on December 31, 2018 and the last release will be of 62,500 shares on September 30, 2021; and 750,000 shares based on the achievement by the Company of certain performance goals in accordance with the Agreement.
Biographical Information. A comprehensive description of the experience and qualifications of Robert C. Schweitzer is included in the following paragraphs:
Robert C. Schweitzer, age 72, has been a banking industry professional for over 40 years. Since 2012, Mr. Schweitzer founded and currently serves as the chief executive officer of RCS Mediation & Consulting Services. In this capacity, he serves as a certified circuit civil mediator for the Florida Supreme Court as well as a certified FINRA arbitrator, a certified Appellate Court mediator, and a mediator for the Office of Financial Regulation for Florida. He is also on the roster of the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Schweitzer currently serves as a member of the board of directors of 1-800-PetMeds (chairman, compensation committee chair, and member of audit, nominating, and investment committees), Blink Charging Inc. (audit committee chair, compensation committee chair, and member of nominating and governance committee), and OmniComm Systems Inc. (audit committee chair and member of compensation and nominating and governance committees). He formerly served as a member of the board of directors of Altisource Asset Management Company (member of audit and compensation committees), Anthem Bank & Trust (chairman, compensation committee chair, and member of audit, investment, executive, and loan committees), C&C International, Equinox Bank, RiceBran Technologies (chairman, compensation committee chair, and member of audit, nominating, and executive committees), and Shay Investment Services (member of management committee). From 2007 to 2010, he was the president and chief operating officer of Shay Investment Services Inc., a full service registered broker-dealer with 11 national offices and trading desks. From 2004 to 2006, he served initially as a consultant to and then as the president, chief executive officer, and regional president of Equinox Bank FSB. From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Schweitzer was the regional president of Union Planters Bank, now Regions Bank. From 1993 to 1999, he was the executive vice president and director of the corporate banking group of Bank of America/NationsBank/Barnet Bank, Inc. From 1991 to 1993, he was the director and head of real estate, construction, and environmental consulting of Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Schweitzer was the vice president and manager of Mid-Continent’s real estate division (1987 to 1991) and the vice president and manager of domestic credit process review (1985 to 1987) of The First National Bank of Chicago. From 1975 to 1985, he was the senior vice president and manager of Central North American banking group of Wachovia Corporation. Mr. Schweitzer is a retired Captain of the United States Navy. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy and his Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
SECTION 8. OTHER EVENTS
With the appointment of Mr. Robert Schweitzer as a director of the Company, the Company now has a director who qualifies as a financial expert, as defined in Item 407(d)(5)(ii) of Regulation S-K, serving as the chairman of our audit committee. The appointment of Mr. Robert Schweitzer as the chairman of our audit committee resolves one of our material weaknesses with respect to our internal control over financial reporting and controls and procedures.
SECTION 9. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, PRO FORMA FINANCIALS & EXHIBITS
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About ENVISION SOLAR INTERNATIONAL, INC. (OTCMKTS:EVSI)
Envision Solar International, Inc. (Envision) invents, designs and manufactures solar products and technology solutions focusing on various verticals, such as electric vehicle charging infrastructure; out of home advertising infrastructure, and energy security and disaster preparedness. The Company focuses on creating renewable energized powered platforms for electric vehicle (EV) charging, media and branding, and energy security. The Company’s product lines include the Electric Vehicle Autonomous Renewable Charger product (EV ARC) and the Solar Tree product. Its list of products includes EV ARC Electric Vehicle Charger; EV ARC Digital Electric Vehicle Charger with Digital Advertising Screen; EV ARC Motorcycle Charger; EV ARC Bicycle Charger; The Solar Tree DCFC product, equipped with a large array and on-board battery storage for direct current (DC) fast charging and energy security, and The Branded Solar Tree (HVBA) products, which include customized branding, finishes and signage.