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Will Baker

Co-Founder & CFO

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I have always had an interest in the automobile and transportation in general.  From an early age, I started attending car shows with my Dad.  The classic lines of the automobiles from the 1930’s and 40’s, the futuristic design of the cars of the 50’s and the excitement of the muscle cars of the 60’s and 70’s have always held an interest for me.   As a teenager living thru the gas shortages of the 70’s my first car was a used 1965 Ford Falcon that I only paid $300.00 for  – for fuel economy it couldn’t be beat, for reliability, well, let’s just say I had my share of breakdowns.  Later on, commuting to Northeastern University from my home 40 miles south I had to take a bus from home to Boston, and then change lines twice on the MBTA.  I did that for 5 years.  There was a lot of time to think about transportation while sitting in traffic. With all the traffic and pollution these cars created.  I knew there must be a better way. 

Later in life, purchasing my first home, again transportation issues were in the forefront of my mind.  I purchased a home 2/10 of a mile from a proposed MBTA commuter rail station.  

Wanting a voice and seeing this as a way to become involved in something that would lessen traffic and be environmentally friendly, I became a member of the town-wide mitigation committee for the proposed restoration of commuter rail service to the South Shore of Massachusetts.  Working with the town, the MBTA, and various other state and local officials, the mitigation committee made sure that the commuter rail’s impact would be more positive than negative.  Through many hours of negotiations, the committee won numerous concessions and traffic upgrades for the town, in exchange for hosting two commuter rail stations on the revived line. 

Now, with a family, and looking towards the future the question is as climate change is upon us: How do we move people quickly, efficiently, and in an environmentally friendly way?   That’s the goal of Zapify, LLC, to make it easy, and convenient to own a safe, reliable and eco-friendly vehicle.  I am excited to join Zapify LLC and make it the premier one-stop service for your electric vehicle.