Leadership Team
DAN BLAKELEY

PROJECT DIRECTOR - DAN BLAKELEY

Masters in Engineering Physics & Appropriate Technology

Dan is in the Master’s program for both Engineering Physics and Appropriate Technology. He started the solar vehicle team in the Fall of 2014 as a project for a class. The class ended but the project continued. As the Project Director, Dan deals directly with all of the project leads and plays a major role in outreach and fundraising. Upon graduation, Dan hopes to continue working on the leading edge of transportation.

DAVID RUDOW

ASST. PROJECT DIRECTOR - DAVID RUDOW

Masters in Engineering Physics

David "Duvey" Rudow is a graduate student in the Engineering Physics program at Appalachian State. He has two other degrees from Appalachian State, a BA in Performance and a BS in applied physics. He was one of the drivers for the 2016 FSGP & ASC and is excited to compete against the other incredible teams. Duvey hopes to be an astronaut or a rapper.

CODY WATERS

MECHANICAL DIRECTOR - CODY WATERS

Masters in Engineering Physics

Soon to come!

JAKE BARNES

ELECTRICAL DIRECTOR - JAKE BARNES

Applied Physics Major

Jake Barnes is a senior in the applied physics program. He is concentrating in Engineering Physics and has a minor in Mathematics. Jake aspires to become a Naval Special Warfare Officer in the SEAL teams.

DIEGO LEWIS

BUSINESS DIRECTOR - DIEGO LEWIS

Finance, Banking & Investment Major

Soon to come!

KALI SMITH

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR - KALI SMITH

Environmental Economics & Policy Major

Soon to come!

MECHANICAL

Brandon Schwartz

Brandon Schwartz

Graham Henry

Graham Henry

Tyler Harrington

Tyler Harrington

Wyatt Bailey

Wyatt Bailey

ELECTRICAL

Cristian Gulisano

Cristian Gulisano - Asst. Electrical Director

Austin Shaw

Austin Shaw - Specialist

BUSINESS

Andy Smetana

Andy Smetana - Website Development Manager

Mara Soo

Mara Soo - Sustainability Manager