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AeroVolution

AeroVolution's self-deploying Aerodynamic Tail for long-haul truck trailers delivers +5% fuel savings and cuts emissions for our nation...

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Other
  • Location Olympia, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2005
  • Employees 3
  • Website aerovolution.com

Company Summary

AeroVolution is driving fuel efficiency solutions for the rear of trailers, swing and roll-up doors, which do not hinder the operations of our Nation's Long-Haul Fleets. Green plastic "cradle to cradle" innovations are formed into synergistic panels and hinge systems, coupled with low-profile resilient designs, aimed to be recycled after the trailer expires. AeroVolution streamlines with trucking operations, delivering hands-free fuel savings.

Team

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    Lee Telnack
    CEO

    Lee Telnack has design in his blood. Raised in Detroit, he absorbed the evolutionary process around the automotive industry, understanding the balance of form and function. His inquisitive mind looked to the sailing world for transferable technologies. Sails are engineered for just as demanding an environment as trucking. Cross-over solutions from his custom sail design business are tuned, like sails, for specific duties and elite customers.

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    Jennifer Telnack
    COO

    Jennifer Telnack, has been involved with a number of start-up companies, organizing the many aspects of operations. From logistics to billing and collections; all done with calm and systems integrations for the long-haul. Computers and IT may present issues, though her capacity to trouble shoot and solve has alleviated many teams headaches. Her smile and focus are a vital combination to support big picture actions of entrepreneurial pursuits.

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    Robert Flesher
    Industry Advisor

    Bob's a guide who enjoyed serving FedEx Ground as VP of Equipment/ Operations. His experience with one of the most efficient fleets in the world speaks volumes; sharing his knowledge and identifying efficiency opportunities with the Trucking Industry's community is part of his down to-earth problem solving for the greater good. Bob continues to serve as Chair of the Future Truck Committee of the American Trucking Assoc's Maintenance Council.

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    Tom Liethen
    Industry Advisor

    Tom spearheaded SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Fuel Economy Test Procedures and Special Projects for Kenworth Truck. His attention to detail and eliminating variables has set the bar very high for other engineers to only make micro-adjustments, specific tests and equipment. He has been a champion for practical aerodynamic solutions focused on the cab of trucks, fine tuning tenths of percents, and an advocate to follow through on rear.

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    Brian Layfield
    Development/Manuf/Sales Partner

    Brian has been an aerodynamic product pioneer for the trucking industry for 30 years. His company Laydon Composites supplies OEM truck makers aerodynamic components for the truck cab, fuel tanks and of recent, trailer skirts, all predecessors to the tail solution. He has carefully balanced innovation with market acceptance, and has advised my business acumen. He's ready to partner as a Joint Venture with AeroVolution for final dev to launch.

Advisors

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    Mike Moyer, Dorsey & Whitney
    Lawyer
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    Brad Olson
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Aero Industries, Indianapolis, IN
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    Family/Self
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