SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
DATE OF REPORT (DATE OF EARLIEST EVENT REPORTED): May 23, 2022
GOOD WORKS II ACQUISITION CORP.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
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Incorporation or Organization)
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4265 SAN FELIPE, SUITE 603
HOUSTON, texas 77027
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed from last report)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On May 23, 2022, the Board of Directors of Good Works II Acquisition Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Cary Grossman to serve as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer replacing Douglas Wurth.
Mr. Grossman, age 68, has also served as the Company’s President, Chief Financial Officer and as a member of the Company’s board of directors since February 5, 2021. Mr. Grossman served as President, Chief Financial Officer and as a director of Good Works Acquisition Corp. from June 2020 through August 2021. He currently serves as a director of Cipher Mining, Inc. In 2010, Mr. Grossman co-founded Shoreline Capital Advisors, an investment banking firm focused on financial advisory services and middle market corporate finance transactions. Prior to Shoreline, from 1991 – 2002, Mr. Grossman co-founded and was CEO of another investment banking firm, McFarland, Grossman & Company. Earlier in his career, he practiced public accounting for 15 years. Mr. Grossman has also held a number of executive positions, including; President of XFit, Inc. from 2019 to 2021, Chief Financial Officer for Blaze Metals, LLC from 2007 to 2010; Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Gentium, S.P.A. from 2004 to 2006; Chief Executive Officer of ERP Environmental Services, Inc. and Chief Financial Officer of U.S. Liquids, Inc. from 2001 to 2003. He also co-founded Pentacon, Inc. and served as a board member and Executive Chairman from 1998 – 2002, and as a director of Metalico 2014 – 2015 and INX Inc 2004 – 2011. Mr. Grossman is a Certified Public Accountant and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|GOOD WORKS II ACQUISITION CORP.|
|By:||/s/ Cary Grossman|
|Chief Executive Officer, President and|
|Chief Financial Officer|
Dated: May 24, 2022