Scott Donelson - President/Managing Director

Scott Donelson | President | Home Energy Medics

Scott is a veteran scientist and engineer. Since 2009 he has dedicated himself to improving the home environment and energy efficiency of residential customers. Scott earned a bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Masters in Engineering Management.

He holds multiple certifications through the Building Performance Institute (BPI) and is a BPI field exam proctor. Helping people improve the quality of life in their homes through greater comfort, energy efficiency, and better indoor air quality is Scott's true passion. In his off time he enjoys traveling, bicycle riding, snow skiing and many other outdoor activities.

Vicki LJ Criteser - Operations Manager


Vicki Wells has an Associate's Degree in Business Administration and over 15 years of experience in the construction field specializing in roofing, siding, windows and doors. She has been on all sides of the construction envelope with experience in Operations, Production and Customer Relations. With her heart in helping the client to achieve comfort and energy reduction, she made the jump to Home Energy Medics.

In Vicki's free time she is the Director of Virginia Commonwealth University's Dance Team, The Gold Rush Dancers. She also instructs dance freelance and offers choreography services to studios, HS and College teams up and down the east coast.

DeLaney Guay - Operations Assistant

DeLaney Wells Staff Photo

DeLaney Wells comes to Home Energy Medics with a wealth of customer relations experience. Formerly in the automotive industry, she worked with clients face to face on a daily basis for service, insurance claims, and warranties. She enjoys helping people, solving problems, making a difference and working in the home performance sector!

In her free time, DeLaney loves to travel with her family and is also a professionally trained dancer and instructor in the Richmond, VA area.

Luke Wallis - Energy Auditor


Luke brings over 5 years of invaluable expertise to Home Energy Medics, where he has held the following certifications from the Building Performance Institute: Building Analyst Professional, Envelope Professional, Internal Duct Leakage, and Healthy Home Evaluator. Before joining our team, Luke honed his skills as a home retrofit installer, tackling countless attics and crawl spaces to enhance home energy efficiency and comfort. His hands-on experience gives him a comprehensive grasp of building science, making him adept at diagnosing and resolving a wide array of home energy issues.

Driven by a genuine passion for both environmental stewardship and customer satisfaction, Luke is dedicated to uncovering the root causes of homeowners' energy challenges. Whether it's drafty rooms, fluctuating temperatures, or high utility bills, Luke is committed to delivering tailored solutions that optimize comfort, efficiency, and sustainability.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Luke finds fulfillment in family time and community service, often lending a helping hand with the DC Wheels skateboarding charity organization.

Brian McKnight - Energy Auditor

Brian McKnight | Auditor

Brian is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a BA in Speech Communications. Originally from Georgia, he came to the northern Virginia area after spending more than a decade in the Carolinas, working in special events. As a homeowner who has dealt with energy leakage issues himself, he is passionate about improving customer comfort and making homes as efficient as possible. In his spare time, Brian enjoys lifting weights, watching college football, and spending time with his wife, two daughters, two dogs, and two cats.

Colton Williams - ENERGY AUDITOR

Colton Williams, Energy Auditor, Home Energy Medics

Colton graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He spent several years as an Environmental Specialist in Maryland before moving to the NOVA area. Wanting to switch from a big picture approach of environmentalism to a more hands on approach, he decided to become an energy auditor. Someone who can get right into the action and directly help people on a day-to-day basis by helping them live in both a more comfortable and more efficient home. In his free time you will either find him in the gym, or doing DIY home improvement projects.

Mitch Brubaker - Energy Auditor

Mitch, Energy Auditor

Mitch graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Business Management. Originally from North Carolina, he moved to the Northern Virginia area after working as an energy advisor and as a HVAC warehouse manager. Mitch is passionate about helping others, especially when it has a positive environmental impact! In his spare time, Mitch enjoys camping, cooking, and playing sports.

Matt Cowan - Energy Auditor

Matt, Energy Auditor

Matt has a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He is a Navy veteran and previously worked as a project manager for an ordnance disassembly and exploitation team. Matt is an ardent proponent of green building and sustainability and is thrilled to be working directly with homeowners in making their homes more comfortable and energy efficient. He thoroughly enjoys solving problems and providing a great customer experience. In his spare time, he enjoys surfing, hiking, vegetable gardening, and DIY home improvement projects.

Nick Elder - Energy Auditor

Nick Elder, Home Energy Medics, Energy Auditor

Nick is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Computer Engineering. After growing up in Florida, he moved to Washington, DC, and spent several years in the IT field before becoming an Energy Auditor. Excited about helping others and improving efficiency, Nick has a mindset geared towards solving problems. Sports, board games, exercising, or working on electronics are the activities Nick enjoys the most.

Dave Daly - Technical Advisor


Dave Daly, a native of Chicago, Illinois, is the training consultant for Home Energy Medics, BPI Goldstar Contractor, and the training director for Astracor LLC, an accredited Building Performance Institute Test Center in Alexandria, VA.  Prior to that position he taught vocational construction programs for 25 years at T.C. Williams HS in Alexandria He was also a Skills USA advisor for 25 years and Chairman of the State Skills USA Building Maintenance competition for 10 years.

He holds IDL, BA, EP, trainer and field proctor accreditation from BPI in addition to holding the newly recognized DOE NREL Energy Auditor and Quality Control Inspector accreditations. Astracor also currently holds a Class C HIC/CIC contractor license (#2705144769), is an NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) certified training provider, and bilingually conducts employment certification testing for LIUNA (Laborers International Union of North America), home improvement workshops for Arlington Adult Education, and bilingual contractor certification courses for Virginia DPOR.

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