President, Managing Member & Chief Technical Officer:
Douglas Pelmear, President HP2g, LLC – Began as Vice President of Horse Power Sales working under his father, Donald Pelmear and has been with the business for 14 years. He designed the patented Valley Girdle Pro as well as Nitrous Guard.During the past 5 years he has focused on the design of the world’s first hybrid engine the HP2g and its component parts.Doug has 20 years of experience racing, designing, and building racing engines and engine components.He also worked for 16 yrs as a Ford Motor Company and earned certifications: Master Ford Technician, ASE Master Automobile Technician, and ASE Heavy Truck Technician.He attended ITTTechnicalCollege where he was awarded an Associate’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.He has received continuing education technology at NorthwestStateCommunity College.
Ms. Pelmear manages marketing of aftermarket products in the racing community,provides business planning services and payroll management.She has owned a neon sign company in Las Vegas, NV where she has a contractor’s license and also has successfully owned other businesses for 14 years. Sheila earned her degree in Business from Clark County Community College.
Ms. Rodgers, manages all aspects of customer relations, purchasing, inventory control, and bookkeeping.Prior to work, Jennifer managed an automotive repair and supply store, storage facilities, a car wash, and a green house business.She studied Business at The Ohio State University.
Mr Schnitkey was a practicing attorney for 23 years before joining Team HP2g in 2008. He has 15 years of experience in corporate structure and organization, legal filings, business planning, business development and business financing. He has served or is actively serving on 11 Boards of Directors for various for profit and not for profit companies. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University and his Juris Doctor degree from the University Of Toledo College Of Law.
Marcus has a specialized education with expertise in electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics and mechanics. He is an engineering programmer, writing, designing, developing and working with software to automate machinery. Marcus is also a designer and builder of tooling and fixtures
Mr Davies currently at ADS Biotechnology, Ltd. as Chief Executive Officer. Past Experience: Rocket Ventures, Business Development Manager & Bioscience Industry Cluster; City of Toledo, Ohio, Commissioner, Department of Development;University of Michigan Medical Center, Research Fellow, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology; University of Toledo, Toledo Ohio, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology; Wesley College, Laboratory Manager; Chrysler, Emergency Medical Technician; Ph.D. Medical Science, University of Toledo Health Science Campus, Graduate Dean’s Award for the Outstanding Graduating Ph.D., B.S. Biology, summa cum laude, minor: Chemistry Wesley College, Division of Natural Science and Mathematics Award, A.A.S. Aerospace Ground Equipment, Community College of the Air Force, United States Air Force, Honorable Discharge, Sergeant, AFSC – Aerospace Ground Equipment Craftsman
Mike Childs - CIG Financial Services, Archbold, Ohio – investment support
Jerry Jones – Consulting Company, Toledo, Ohio
IP Legal Counsel
Susan M. Kornfield, Attorney at Law. Ms. Kornfield has expertise in intellectual property law, intellectual property litigation and Web 2.0. She is a member of Bodman’s Executive Committee and Chair of the Pro Bono Committee. She has been recognized as a top attorney in intellectual property law and technology law by The Best Lawyers in America and as one of the top 50 women attorneys in Michigan by Michigan Super Lawyers. Crain’s Detroit Business named Kornfield one of its “Most Influential Women” in 2007. Ms.Kornfield has been honored by the women’s professional organization, Inforum, for her professionalism and leadership.
Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Litigation Internet Law
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2009, Intellectual Property Law
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2009, Technology Law
Listed in Michigan Super Lawyers 2007, The Top 50 Women
Listed in Michigan Super Lawyers 2007 and 2008, Intellectual Property
Mr. Kuhl is the author of the "Business Law and Practice" chapter of the Ohio State Bar Foundation Lawyers Desk Manual. He has represented public and private companies in all phases of their development. He has extensive experience in transactional matters including mergers and purchases and sales of businesses, as well as in private placement securities offerings. He counsels numerous family and closely held businesses and sits on several corporate boards.