Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Joe Ordia
President
Joe Ordia is the President and co-Founder of P.E.G. Since 2012, he has led over 150 solar PV installations including 75+ off-grid installations. Joe is licensed for the construction of solar and wind power facilities in the State of Virginia. Prior to founding P.E.G., Joe served as a systems engineer on multiple Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)-funded programs. He was also one of the original developers of the US Army’s “Command Post of the Future” system. Joe is now dedicated to using his unique skills and experience to help families achieve a higher level of energy security and self-sufficiency. Joe studied Electrical & Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a follower of the Lord Jesus Christ (Yeshua).
Rachel Ordia
Vice President, Business Development
Rachel Ordia is the Vice President and co-Founder of P.E.G. Prior to co-founding P.E.G., Rachel served as a senior executive for several major retailers and spent an extensive portion of her time traveling along the east coast. Along her travels, she became increasingly aware of the rising economic insecurities that were so close to home. After the birth of her first child, Rachel was preparing to return to her position as regional account executive. However, after prayerful consideration, she decided to resign her position and join Joe on the path of helping families recognize a greater level of self-sufficiency. Since, 2012 Rachel has given birth to four healthy babies, including a set of twins. She serves on the advisory board of Beaverdam Christian Academy and the Board of Directors of the Market Ashland Partnership. She is also a follower of Jesus and strives to be a Proverbs 31 woman.
Daniel Cristo
Director of Marketing
Daniel Cristo is a veteran marketer of 15 years helping lead the online market strategy for companies such as Apple, Audi, VW, Staples, P&G, Pfizer, GSK, Barclays, Hard Rock Hotel, Shell, Pep Boys, Sony Music, Prudential and many more. His expertise is in search engine optimization and content marketing, but he is also an accomplished web developer and entrepreneur, successfully founding an influencer marketing startup, Triberr, which was acquired in 2015. Dan serves as a marketing advisor and consultant to P.E.G., assisting with digital strategy and marketing efforts. He is a follower of the Way (Acts 9:2), and moved down to VA in 2014 to pursue a more self-reliant lifestyle with his wife and family.

Barton Schafer
PV System Design & Sales
When he is not watching grass grow (literally) on his family's sustainable farm, Barton energetically works with PEG customers to design solar systems that meet their energy needs and goals. Barton brings years of management and operations experience to PEG, and combines his customer service skills with his passion for sustainability and renewable energy to help families better understand their solar options and the value of a solar energy solution. Above all, Barton is a follower of Yeshua Messiah (Jesus Christ).
Fred Walker
Operations Manager
Fred oversees the operations side of the business, including both new system installations and warranty service. Fred Walker is a NABCEP-certified PV Installer who has completed over 100 solar PV installations. His experience includes both commercial and residential solar PV and hot water systems. Fred joined the PEG team in 2016. He is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps that served during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Fred and his 2 dogs, "Garrett" and "Eros", reside in Richmond, VA.
Daniel Freshley
PV System Design & Sales
Daniel (known as Danny to most) is a graduate of Shenandoah University where he double majored in business and political science and played on the baseball team. When Danny is not working for P.E.G. Solar, you can likely find him with a camera in his hands. Danny is an avid photographer and filmmaker and spends his weekends capturing weddings, events, and producing marketing material for local businesses and organizations. Danny resides in downtown Richmond, VA.
Jocelyn Schafer
Permitting & Inter-connection
Although Jocelyn has always enjoyed thinking about how to improve efficiency and cutting costs, her interest in solar began when she and her husband and four children began building their sustainable farm in 2010, and peaked when joining her husband, Barton, and Joe and Rachel, as part of the brilliant PEG team. She enjoys serving and ensuring families are seamlessly guided thru the permitting, inspections, and net-metering process. She is a follower of the Lord Jesus.
Kevin Oliver
Logistics Coordinator
Kevin Oliver serves as the Logistics Coordinator for the P.E.G. Solar Virginia office. He is also a PV Installer who has completed over 100 system installations. Kevin joined the P.E.G. team in 2014 and has served in various positions including Assistant Project Manager, PV Technician, and Roofing Technician. When he's not installing solar PV, Kevin enjoys hunting, fishing, and raising organic chicks & eggs. Kevin, his wife Brandy, and their daughter reside in King William County, Virginia.
Olivia Samuels
Office Manager
Olivia Samuels serves as Office Manager and Bookkeeper for the P.E.G. Solar Virginia office. She keeps the back office running efficiently so that the solar engineering and installation teams can deliver on-schedule and on-budget. Olivia joined the P.E.G. team in 2016. She resides in Richmond, VA.
Marjorie Fowler
Finance Manager
Marjorie Fowler serves as Financial Manager for P.E.G. Solar. She helps keep us focused and moving forward into the future. Marjorie brings with her a background in financial operations and a vast knowledge of office functions. She enjoys classic cars, family time and is a native of Hanover County, VA.
Timothy Masselle
Senior PV Installer
Timothy Masselle joined the the PEG team in 2017 and serves as the Senior PV Installer in Maryland. He is a NABCEP-certified PV Installer with over 500 solar system installations. Tim takes careful attention to detail and ensures that installations are completed with the highest quality.
Thomas Buchanan
PV Installer
Thomas Buchanan joined the PEG team in 2017 and serves as a Solar PV Installer. He graduated with a degree in Economics/Business and a minor in Accounting from Randolph-Macon College. Tom was a member of the football team and an all-conference player. He wants to be apart of the paradigm shift in energy and believes Solar power is the way of the future.
Keith Green
PV Installer - Supervisor
Keith Green joined the PEG team in 2017 and serves as the lead PV Installer in the Charlotte, NC office. He moved to the Charlotte area after spending 4 years in the United States Marine Corps as a computer systems specialist. Keith also holds an Associates Degree from Neumann College. In his spare time, he enjoys playing chess, reading, hiking and camping with his dogs 'Azazel' and 'Booboo'.
Alexander Scott
PV Installer
Alexander joined the PEG team in 2017 and he serves as a PV Installer. When he's not working, his is generally flying or driving to various corners of the country to hike, bike and fish. Alex was first exposed to solar energy living aboard a small sailboat relying on a simple battery and wind hybrid system. Since then, his interest renewable energy has grown, augmented further by a growing concern for the environment and clean energy as a means of protecting it.
Joseph Wallace
PV Installer
Joseph Wallace II joined the PEG Solar Charlotte team in 2017 and serves as a PV Installer. Joe graduated from Wingate University with a Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree with focuses in Communication and Management. He also played football with the Wingate University Bulldogs all four years while he worked toward his degree. His favorite hobbies include music production and spending time with his wife, daughter and friends.
JaShawn Joyner
PV Installer
JaShawn Joyner is a 2017 graduate from Wingate University. While attending University for 4 years, he majored in psychology and played on the football team. After graduating, he moved to the Charlotte area and now serves as a PV Installer with PEG Solar. JaShawn is a big Panthers fan. During his spare time, he enjoys drawing, listening to music, being with his lovely fiancée Déjà and dog Nova.
Nick Maney
PV System Design & Sales
Nick is a native to the Carolinas and received his education at the Golf Academy of America in Orlando, FL. He began his career in real estate in 2010 and maintains his license today. Nick has a passion for golf, and for helping others. His desire to help others inspired him to learn more about renewable energy, which ultimately led him to P.E.G. Solar. Since working with P.E.G. Solar, he feels he has found a career that allows him to pursue his passions, while working with a company that aligns with his core values. Nick currently resides in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Grayson Goodstein
PV System Design & Sales
Grayson Goodstein joined the PEG team in 2017 and serves as a PV System Designer. He came to the solar energy industry to do two things – be part of the future and help people establish energy independence! Outside of his enthusiasm for solar energy, Grayson is an avid outdoorsman ,enjoying many activities between the mountains and the sea. He loves live music and mostly enjoys spending time with his friends and family.