TOGETHER WE DO MORE

our staff

With over 300 corporate staff and more than 400 field representatives nationwide…

Meet some of our team members who have your back.

Ben Peterson
CEO

Ben is a passionate evangelist for the core values of Blue Raven Solar. A lover of the great outdoors, when he’s not at work, you can often find Ben riding a bicycle. Prior to joining Blue Raven, Ben worked at McKinsey & Co., and prior to that McMaster-Carr, where he gained valuable operations experience.

Ben graduated from Stanford University with honors, and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School as a Baker Scholar.

Ben Peterson
CEO
Ryan Lee
Co-Founder / Chairman

Ryan’s winning mentality and customer-focused personality have allowed him to grow multiple successful companies.

He is passionate about solar because the customer is the biggest winner.

Ryan has an MBA from BYU’s Marriott School of Business.

Ryan Lee
Co-Founder / Chairman
Tyson Peschke
Co-Founder / Chief Revenue Officer

Tyson Peschke has a strong passion for renewable energy having started 2 previous solar companies. He is a co-founder of Blue Raven Solar and he graduated with his MBA from Columbia Business School.

He currently lives in Utah with his wife and son.

Tyson Peschke
Co-Founder / Chief Revenue Officer
Jeff Lee
Co-Founder / VP of Sales Ops

This is the third business that Jeff has grown with huge success. He takes pride in seeing the accomplishments of thousands of employees and over 100,000 customers.

Jeff currently lives in Utah with his wife and 3 kids.

Jeff Lee
Co-Founder / VP of Sales Ops
Michael Rands
CFO

Michael runs our finance department. Prior to his joining Blue Raven, he worked for Rivertop Renewables, and before that he worked for Filson. What do these three companies have in common? A genuine love for the outdoors and an attitude of responsibility for the environment. Michael enjoys biking and scouting.

He has a MAcc from BYU’s Marriott School of Business.

Michael Rands
CFO
Trevor Weed
COO

Trevor is responsible for ensuring we deliver on our commitments to homeowners and oversees our fulfillment and recruiting needs. He has a background in service operations/supply chain management. When not in the office, he can be found exploring the outdoors with his family, biking, or running marathons.

He has an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Trevor Weed
COO
April Weathers
Sales Operations Director

April is responsible for directing sales operations and logistics, ensuring that our sales reps get new recruits, office support, and other resources. April hails from a small town, but prefers city living, especially when she can be car-free.

Her background is in operations at McMaster-Carr and she has a BA in Government and Spanish from Claremont McKenna College.

April Weathers
Sales Operations Director
Ezra Hernandez
Sales Director

Ezra leads our corporate sales teams, focused on reaching out to more people interested in going solar. When not in the office, he can be found enjoying the outdoors- skiing when its cold and golfing when its warm. Prior to Blue Raven, Ezra worked in consulting and strategy roles at McKinsey & Co. and InsideSales.com.

He has a bachelor’s degree from BYU and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Ezra Hernandez
Sales Director
Travis Wendel
Controller

Travis leads the accounting department with an open-door policy, which is why you’ll find him sitting in the cubicles right next to his team. Prior to Blue Raven, Travis spent 18 years as a Controller in the restaurant industry managing locations in Utah, Washington, and Alaska. He enjoys camping, fly fishing, and boating.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Utah.

Travis Wendel
Controller
Jeffrey Benson
Proposals Senior Manager

Jeffrey manages our proposal department so that reps don’t have to worry about array layouts, system designs, or time-consuming solar calculations. Simply put: his team makes the sales process simple for reps. He’s been in the solar industry awhile, and came to Blue Raven with a number of years of experience managing solar proposal teams.

He has a Bachelor’s degree from ASU.

Jeffrey Benson
Proposals Senior Manager
Scott Gurney
Design Engineering

Scott oversees all design, engineering, electrical, structural, and permit work. His team makes sure that we eliminate headaches for reps and homeowners by building final designs that can always be installed. He enjoys fly fishing and backpacking.

He is a licensed Electrical Contractor in multiple states, a NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional, and has a BS in Biology.

Scott Gurney
Design Engineering
Judson Sacco
Systems Director

Judson oversees all the systems used at Blue Raven and is responsible for managing in-house software development and implementations with outside software and information systems providers. When Judson’s not at the office you can find him trail running in the mountains with his dog Winston.

Judson Sacco
Systems Director
Jessica Shepherd
Sales Operations Senior Manager

Jessica manages our Sales Operations, overseeing the recruiting, onboarding and logistics teams. She makes sure we provide our sales teams with the best experience possible by improving processes and keeping turnaround times to a minimum.

Jessica enjoys camping, and soaking up rays on tropical, white-sand beaches. Before Blue Raven, she held a similar role in the Solar industry.

Jessica Shepherd
Sales Operations Senior Manager
Travis Monson
Operations Director

Travis manages our site surveyors and field operations technicians. He makes sure our work is done quickly and accurately. Travis understands how important our site survey program is to the reps, which is why he personally calls each new sales manager when they join Blue Raven. This is the guy everybody wants in their corner.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in English from UVU.

Travis Monson
Operations Director
Brendan Hahn
Operations Director

Brendan spent years in NYC theater management. Understanding the calculated business side of professional theater brings a solution driven mentality that benefits Blue Raven every day.

When Brendan isn’t working, he’s feeding his golfing obsession.

Brendan Hahn
Operations Director
Josh Neves
General Counsel

Josh manages compliance, provides legal guidance, and represents the company in legal proceedings. He works alongside all company departments to facilitate the sales process and improve customer experience.

Josh is a Utah native and enjoys all-things outdoors and spending time with his family. He has a master’s from Penn State and a law degree from the University of Utah.

Josh Neves
General Counsel
Kyle Baum
Operations Director

Kyle leads our Supply Chain, Partner Operations, Engineering, Utility Operations, and Production Monitoring teams. He brings operating experience from the tech industry, most recently at Qualtrics, and served seven years as an Army Ranger. When he’s not at Blue Raven, you can find him fly fishing, mountain biking, or reading a great book.

He has a Bachelor’s degree from BYU and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Kyle Baum
Operations Director
Nicci Spjut
HR Director

Nicci graduated from Weber State with a B.S. in Sociology and earned her Masters in Human Resource Management from Utah State University. She is passionate about building a best-in-class company culture and is excited about what a progressive and proactive HR department can accomplish! When she’s not at work, Nicci can be found on an adventure with her husband and four amazing stepchildren.

Nicci Spjut
HR Director
Skyler Johnston
Marketing Director

Skyler leads our Marketing team, focused on building the Blue Raven Solar brand across all channels. Prior to joining Blue Raven, Skyler spent time in various marketing and product management roles in several organizations, including Amazon, Blendtec, and NTT.

He has an MBA from BYU’s Marriott School of Business.

Skyler Johnston
Marketing Director
Jon Posey
Sales Operations Senior Manager

Jon oversees all customer acquisition, lead distribution, and sales training for Blue Raven. He works hand in hand with sales leaders on a daily basis and provides the lifeline from sales to corporate leadership acting as a liaison for the executive team. Jon has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah and an MBA from Westminster College. He enjoys anything outdoors with his family especially skiing, hiking, fishing, and golf.

Jon Posey
Sales Operations Senior Manager

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