Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative: EV Leasing and Lessons Learned from Winter Park, FL

On June 30, 2020, the Electrification Coalition held a webinar which highlights how Winter Park and other public fleets across the country are taking advantage of federal tax credits and reducing capital expenditures through one of the Collaborative’s vendors, D&M Leasing. The EC’s Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative released a case study highlighting Winter Park, Florida’s experience with the program and their decision to lease electric vehicles. 


  • Vanessa A. Balta Cook, Sustainability & Permitting Planner, City of Winter Park Building & Permitting Services
  • Ed Cain, D&M Leasing, President
  • Jared Walker, EV Fleet Specialist, Electrification Coalition

Amy Malaki

Amy Malaki is the head of policy and sustainability at SkyNRG and SkyNRG Americas, pioneering global leaders in sustainable aviation fuel production and supply. Prior to SkyNRG, Amy was the associate director for the transportation portfolio at the ClimateWorks Foundation where she developed philanthropic investment strategies to advance a sustainable, equitable and low-carbon mobility system. She also pioneered the organization’s international aviation decarbonization strategy. Prior to that she focused on Asia business development at Better Place, a Silicon Valley electric vehicle network startup. She has a B.A. in Chinese and China studies from the University of Washington and an M.A. in international policy studies (energy and environment) from Stanford University.