Tamrin Apaydin

Chief Financial Officer

Tamrin joined the Proterra team in February 2019 as Chief Financial Officer. She holds a BS in Accounting from UCCS, obtained her CPA license in 1991, and brings over 30 years of accounting and leadership experience in varied industries and roles.

Tamrin gained a solid foundation in accounting principles and practices during her 8 years in public accounting. Working for a Colorado Springs-based regional firm, she assisted clients in real estate, manufacturing, agriculture, retail, professional services, casinos, and other tourism-related businesses. Tamrin continued her career with 20+ years in privately-held and non-profit CFO roles. She developed strengths in negotiating financing for real estate acquisition and renovation, creating relevant financial dashboard reporting, contracts administration, strategic planning and implementation, risk management, and human resources. Tamrin studied Lean principles and is experienced in leading continuous improvement projects to create efficiencies and cost savings as well as developing effective systems, processes, and procedures.

Tamrin continues to be very active in the Colorado Springs community serving on boards, participating in high-school and college-based mentorship programs, and volunteering with non-profit organizations and through Rotary International. She enjoys being outdoors and especially hiking, gardening, and camping.