Dr. Gay Canough
Founder & CEO
Dr. Canough obtained her B.S. in physics from Purdue University in 1980 and her Ph.D. in Particle Physics from the University of Notre Dame in 1987. She has carried out studies on solar under NASA and the Space Studies Institute at Princeton, and directed design projects at the International Space University. Dr. Canough also completed several experiments in particle physics at Fermilab and CERN. She has conducted the PV Installers Course over 130 times, is Certified Master Trainer with the Institute for Sustainable Power, and a Certified PV Installer with the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners. She also taught engineering physics, electronics, and particle physics at Binghamton University from 1990-1995.
Wendy earned her Master’s Degree from Seton Hill University. She is currently the Sales Manager and has been since November 2007. Wendy came to ETM with a strong background in sales, and since being with ETM Wendy has sold over $14,000,000 in solar installations.
Solar Energy Consultant
Michael comes to ETM with 5 years of experience as a solar project coordinator for Taitem Engineering in Ithaca. Prior to that, Michael completed a solar photovoltaic system design class at a local community college with Melissa Kemp as the instructor. He is a musician, photographer and publicist for the music and arts community in Ithaca and teaches and plays music around central New York. He has a BS in Plant Biology from Cornell University where he also took elective classes in business and engineering. Michael and his family were founders and previous owners of Ludgate Farms which they sold in 2010.
Ken has been with ETM since August 2013. He ran his own home improvement business and has a strong background in residential wiring and carpentry. He has completed the OSHA ten-hour safety course.
Dylan has been with the company for two years. He is certified in multiple aspects of electrical work.
“I look forward to every day as an employee of ETM Solar Works”