Roger D. Cruise

Founder & President

Mr. Cruise has over 21 years of business experience providing capital and corporate development solutions to various small to medium sized companies. Prior to founding Blue Origin Solar, he co-founded a sustainable energy company that was acquired in 2016. Previously he founded and sold a national credit consulting firm, held various levels of responsibility in the mortgage financing industry for companies such as First Horizon National and Golf Savings Bank where he delivered over $100 million in combined new business volume while conducting preliminary underwriting analysis for residential as well as commercial financing. During a 10 year period outside of the mortgage industry, Roger’s responsibilities included serving as a Senior Management Consultant for NorthStar Capital Group, where he was responsible for various roles as a consultant including: capital formation, business and corporate development, and strategic planning for several firms including: The Cronos Group, Boston Capital Corporation, Nationwide Housing Group, Viking Resources (NYSE: MHR), Warren Resources (NASDAQ: WRES), and Kronos Optilink, and Dealer Trade Group, to name a few. Mr. Cruise completed his Pre-Med requirements at the University of Washington.

Brian Gibson

VP of Logistics Operations

Mr. Gibson, has over 22 years’ experience as a project foreman, welder, and pipefitter. He has successfully managed many complex commercial construction projects in the energy industry. He has worked for and managed large-scale projects for Puget Sound Energy (PSE), Cascade Natural Gas, Pacific Gas and Electric PGE), Rockford Corporation, US Pipeline, Williams Pipeline, and BP. In his most recent assignment, Mr. Gibson was in charge of managing the successful completion of a multi-million dollar pipeline construction project in Central California for PGE. Earlier in his career he held supervisory roles in logistics management for United Parcel Service (UPS). Mr. Gibson received certifications by Puget Sound Energy for construction and maintenance on utility systems. He completed two years of postsecondary education in business at Whitworth College.

Daniel S. Jewett

Solar Energy Consultant

Mr. Jewett, has over 10 years’ experience in renewable energy technologies, primarily generating solar energy projects. He also has 10 years’ experience with consulting on, and distributing LED lighting technologies. He is passionate about preserving our environment through the use of clean, renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies..

Jeffrey L. Giles

Business Development Consultant

Mr. Giles is a 40 year business veteran, and US ARMY Veteran. He has many years’ experience in marketing, logistics, and distribution for a variety of products and services. He has bought, operated and sold three insurance agencies. He holds a BA in Business Administration from the University of Oregon Business School.

Shaun W. Smith

Business Development Consultant

Mr. Smith, has over 10 years of experience in business development including all aspects of marketing, sales and operations. He has worked with all sizes of companies and is passionate about discovering challenges and delivering powerful solutions. Passionate about the positive effects of solar energy, Mr. Smith is committed to increasing our country‘s energy independence by using the sun’s unlimited power. He is also well known for his attention to detail and client satisfaction.