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Our Team


  • Adam Zimmerscheid – CNC* Expert 

* Computer Numerical Control encompasses the manufacturing process where machines cut, carve and form parts based on computer codes that control the cutting tool's speed and movement.​

  • Matt Trundy - Master electrician

  • Tod Bennett - Retired software developer, mechanical engineer, firefighter

  • Walter Venable - S/W team project manager

  • Sue LeDoux  Fiber arts instructor – knitting and spinning yarn, former 4H instructor for knitting

  • Pete Andrews – General Electric power delivery systems engineer

  • Scott Woodcock - welding


  • Andy Harris – Journeyman electrician, PLC technician, plant manager

  • Paul Pelletier – Paper Industry engineer, University of Maine Engineering curriculum board

  • Tad Page – Tap Heating/Cooling

  • Mike Diorn -  Pulp and Paper process engineer, Hydro Electric engineer​​​


Joseph O'Brien


Joseph is a retired Boeing System Safety engineer for a variety of projects from Inertial Upper Stage (IUS) to Airborne Warning And Control System (AWACS), where he was the first to call for an in-flight emergency for all 72 aircraft worldwide. He’s also a veteran FIRST design/technical mentor with Bear Metal Team 2046 and has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.


Mike Wells

Vice President/Treasurer

Mike is a retired Air Force Lt. Colonel, F-15 fighter pilot instructor and Chief of Wing Flight Safety and Boeing aircrew instructor and courseware developer for international F-15 aircraft and weapons systems. He has a B.S. in secondary education – General Science (chemistry, physics, and biology with EE and ME credits). He’s also the Town of Wilton Appeals Board Chairman.


Leah O’Brien


Leah is a USAF veteran, where her last assignment was flight test engineer for F-16s. She is a retired Boeing Process/Project engineer for Fabrication Safety and a veteran FIRST scouting/strategy mentor with Bear Metal Team 2046. Her strengths are organization and team management. She has a B.S. Mechanical Engineering, M.S. Human Factors Engineering.


Jeremy Hatch

Director of Marketing

Jeremy has a background of business, marketing and sales. He currently works with many notable national brands, and has been featured on Orvis’s Podcast, Duck Unlimited magazine, and is a seminar presenter at many notable national conventions. He is engaged in our local community and church and has a wonderful family and children, one of whom is a FIRST participant. Formerly, he was the town planner in Harpswell Maine.


board of directors

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