Board of Directors


Chief Executive Officer, Founder and Director

Jorge E. Arevalo García, eCombustible’s Founder, has served as eCombustible’s Chief Executive Officer and as a member of its board of directors since eCombustible’s founding in July 2019 and managed eCombustible’s predecessor company since 2012. Mr. Arevalo previously served as President of One Hotels LLC, a real estate development company, from January 2009 through January 2012. Mr. Arevalo also served as President of ICE Development Group LLC, a real estate development company, from January 2003 through January 2009. Mr. Arevalo studied Finance and Marketing at the University of Miami. We believe Mr. Arevalo Garcia’s deep understanding of eCombustible’s business, technology, and strategy, as well as his past business experience, qualify him to serve on the board of directors of BCAC Holdings.


Chief Operating Officer and Director

With more than 20 years of experience in the energy, power generation, and renewables sectors, Jim leads the company’s commercial and operational development. Jim has more than two decades of C-suite experience, including serving as the CEO of Channel Biorefinery & Terminals and twelve years in senior management roles at InterGen. With his additional background in healthcare services and private equity, he has unique expertise in creating value and momentum across operations, commercialization, go-to-market strategies, and fundraising.



Thomas F. Staz has co-managed the private equity firm 1221 Capital Partners LLC (“1221 Capital”) since he co-founded 1221 Capital in 2015. Prior to founding 1221 Capital, Mr. Staz worked at 1848 Capital Partners LLC and has served as the Managing Partner for Brazil Tower Company, LP, a large independent tower company in Brazil, since 2011. Previously, Mr. Staz worked as an investment banker at UBS Securities LLC, at PaineWebber Inc. and Smith Barney Inc. In 1998, Mr. Staz founded Pacific Capital Partners LLC, a hedge fund he managed until 2002. Additionally, Mr. Staz has served on the board of directors of Snaxsational Brands, LLC, a private food company, since 2020, and on the board of directors of 777 Partners LLC, an alternative asset manager, since 2015. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College. We believe Mr. Staz’s financial and strategic expertise as a result of his experience in investment banking and private equity qualify him to serve on the board of directors of BCAC Holdings.