Art Weaver
Founder and President

Art’s chief passion is the imperative of sustainability.  Prior to establishing Weaver Wind Energy, he founded and served for nine years as president and CEO of Renovus Energy, a solar design and installation company based in Ithaca NY. He is a scientist with MD and PhD degrees and is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications.


Chuck Wright
Director of Electrical Engineering

Chuck brings to the company nearly 40 years of expertise in electronics design and high-level project management.  He worked at IBM for over 20 years as an engineer, focusing on microprocessor development, and was project leader for many high-end projects.  He personally developed many CAD tools and utilities to support design efforts at IBM and has several papers, patents, and invention ideas to his credit.


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Suzanne McMannis
Research Coordinator

Suzanne and her family have a small organic farm with an off-grid wind/solar PV energy system. A former Peace Corps Volunteer, she has a Masters from the University of Pennsylvania and has worked as a writing instructor and editor.


Jeb Mead
Production Manager

Jeb brings years of machining and manufacturing experience to our company and is in charge of all aspects of wind turbine parts production, assembly, quality control, and logistics.


Elliott Ryan
Marketing, Media, and Sales

Elliott brings his extensive background in small business management, hospitality, and retail sales to WWE.  Elliott is a strong proponent of renewable energy, environmental protection, and smart community planning.  Leading WWE's marketing strategy has been a natural position for Elliott.




Marina Howarth, Smith College
Peter Zibinski, Ithaca College

Robert Schooler, Cornell University
David Zurmuhl, Cornell University

Max Beller, Cornell University
Jesse Pollard, Cornell University