The Management Team

Blake Ratcliff

Founder and CEO

Scott Kushino

Head of Corporate Development

Buddy Garland

Chief Accounting Officer

Charity Muñoz

Director, Customer Success

Dion Rudnicki

Advisor

Before joining IntelliSpeX in 2017, Buddy Garland spent 12 years as an owner and EVP at two start-ups in the engineering and buildings sector. Prior to these two successful exits, Garland was a Senior Executive at the U.S. Department of Energy, retiring with 25 years combined service (Navy and DOE). His government roles included Federal Budget Officer, Training Director and Strategic Planning Director.

Garland graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a BS in Mechanical Engineering, served in nuclear submarines, qualifying as a nuclear reactor Engineer Officer and a Nuclear Weapons Officer. After the Navy, Garland served in the U.S. Department of Energy, serving in progressive leadership roles, including serving six years in the career Senior Executive Service (SES). His roles at DOE included leading the Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy program and serving as the U.S. Representative to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Garland holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Catholic University of America and completed the Executive Program at the Wharton Business School.