our staff

With over 100 corporate staff and more than 300 field representatives nationwide…

Meet some of our team members that have your back.

Ryan Lee
Co-Founder / CEO

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

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

MBA from Marriott School (BYU).

Ryan Lee
Co-Founder / CEO
Ben Peterson
President

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
President
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 Op.

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.

Currently lives in Utah with his wife and 3 kids.

Jeff Lee
Co-Founder / VP of Sales Op.
Michael Rands
VP of Finance

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.

MAcc from BYU Marriott School

Michael Rands
VP of Finance
Trevor Weed
VP of Operations

Trevor oversees our operations department and is responsible for making sure we deliver on our commitments to homeowners. Trevor brings operating experience from the healthcare industry and has a background in service operations/supply chain management. He is also an accomplished marathon runner.

MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management

Trevor Weed
VP of Operations
Amy Stover
Sales Operations

Amy is an accomplished athlete who set several records playing soccer for the Utah Utes. She brings the same intensity and work ethic to Blue Raven. Amy makes sure our sales dashboards, CRM, and other sales tools are functioning properly and oversees our sales processes as well as the supporting technology.

MBA from the University of Utah

Amy Stover
Sales Operations
April Weathers
Operations

April is responsible for managing project complexity, including net metering agreements, permitting, and HOAs. April makes sure that homeowners are successfully interconnected to the grid after their projects are installed so they can begin to enjoy the benefits of going solar. April hails from a small town, but actually enjoys city living, especially when she can be car-free.

April Weathers
Operations
Ezra Hernandez
Sales and Marketing

Ezra leads our Sales Development and Digital Marketing teams, focused on reaching out to more people interested in going solar. Prior to joining Blue Raven, Ezra spent time in various management consulting and strategy roles at McKinsey & Co., Rowan Companies, and, most recently, InsideSales.com.

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

Ezra Hernandez
Sales and Marketing
Travis Wendel
Accounting

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. His love for Utah is easy to explain when you see his hobbies: camping, fly fishing and boating.

Travis Wendel
Accounting
Ben Wade
Installation

Ben oversees our installations. He has developed a wealth of experience in construction management across many geographies, including Saudi Arabia, Orlando, Utah, and elsewhere. Ben is credited with using higher quality materials and standardizing better workmanship to stand the test of time. Thanks to Ben, our projects are built to last (and out-last the competition).

Ben Wade
Installation
Jeffrey Benson
Proposals

Jeffrey manages our proposal department so that reps don’t have to worry about array layouts, system designs, or time-consuming solar calculations. Put simply: his team makes the sales process simple for reps. Jeffrey was formerly called a “Genius” at Apple; we think he might actually be one.

Jeffrey Benson
Proposals
Scott Gurney
Design

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. Higher quality designs also mean that we pass all of our inspections, which is certainly appreciated by reps and homeowners!

Scott Gurney
Design
Holly Glem
Marketing

How do you say you are the most valuable asset to the team? Holly Glem. She makes sure team members stay happy and healthy.

Holly also loves reading, traveling the U.S. with her hubby, and is an avid concert-goer.

Holly Glem
Marketing
Judson Sacco
Operations

Judson manages our supply chain and field operations. There is considerable complexity associated with making sure the right material and crews show up at the right location and time, every single day. Judson makes sure our installations meet our high performance standards. If he’s not at work, Judson is listening to a podcast.

Judson Sacco
Operations
Kerstin Memmott
Logistics

Kerstin manages our sales rep and office logistics. She embraces the ever-changing tasks that come her way from reps! Her daily duties include swag & incentives, event planning, travel, purchasing and more. The best way to describe Kerstin is “Keep Calm Because Kerstin Is On It.” If Kerstin isn’t working, she’s at the gym rocking out to 80’s or spending time with her bulldog.

Kerstin Memmott
Logistics
Jessica Shepherd
Sales Operations

Jessica looks more like Disney’s Ariel than anyone else in the office. She also provides amazing customer experiences & improved processes at Blue Raven.

Jessica enjoys camping, four-wheeling, and soaking up rays on tropical, white-sand beaches.

Jessica Shepherd
Sales Operations
Travis Monson
Field Operations

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.

Travis Monson
Field Operations
Olivia Benson
Installation Operations

Olivia manages our installation operations department, which means she is responsible for making sure our homeowners have the best installation experience.

As a former Physics teacher, Olivia loves turning complex problems into simple solutions. Olivia loves hiking and camping and enjoys relaxing with her greyhound.

Olivia Benson
Installation Operations
Brendan Hahn
Sales Development

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

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

Brendan Hahn
Sales Development
Lori Vaughn
Project Operations

Lori started a nonprofit solar company in Uganda. She loves seeing how solar can benefit families lives and thrives off creating that same change for Blue Raven homeowners. In her spare time Lori can be seen riding around town on her tandem bike with her husband.

She graduated in communication with an emphasis in account management.

Lori Vaughn
Project Operations
Brittany Gardner
Ops Logistics

Brittany is super speedy, calm, reliable, focused, and excellent at working with Blue Raven customers and team members in helping them receive the help they need. Need I say more?

She enjoys traveling, people, food, movies, football, and loves all things San Antonio Spurs.

Brittany Gardner
Ops Logistics
Aaron Gardner
Installation Operations

At the office Aaron prefers to dial in and just get work done in the most efficient way possible. When it’s time to play, he is a relentless adventurist.

Aaron has been skydiving over 100 times, loves scuba diving, & frequently rips through the mountains with his ATV, 3-Wheeler posse.

Aaron Gardner
Installation Operations
Trent Peschke
Proposals

As a student of chemistry Trent loves taking large problems and breaking them down to their smallest components to find the solution. At Blue Raven this results in work being completed correctly & efficiently.

Trent is both analytical and articulate.

Trent Peschke
Proposals