August 7, 2017

Meet Our Team

MEET OUR TEAM

Cole Scrogham
CEO/Founder

Founder of Madison Automotive Apprentices, dedicated to educating and preparing future automotive enthusiasts and advocates. 4-time overall national Concours winner and Restoration specialist with the Porsche brand, 8-time Champion team owner in Motorsport competition and wins at all major tracks in North America. Master’s Degree in Public Administration from James Madison University. 

Claire Wayand
Media & Design Manager

Manages all promotional material such as posters, banners, email marketing, social media posts and more. She is always working on projects like designing apps and logos. She has a blue belt in taekwondo and recently started taking karate classes. Her favorite thing to do is travel to various countries and experience the language and culture, she has visited 11 countries and hopes to visit a new one each year. 

Rachael Frost
Automotive Intern

Junior engineering student on the Shell Eco-Marathon Drivetrain Capstone team with an interest in motorsport racing and wants to get involved in that industry. She has had some basic experience working on cars and is excited to know the systems generally to be able to apply that knowledge to more specific cases. She loves being outdoors, hiking, and playing sports.

Jordan Prax
Automotive Intern

2019-2020 Junior MAAP intern, JMU Engineering major, with Math, and Business minors. Previous 1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle and 1983 Yamaha Virago owner from Charlottesville VA. She is excited to graduate and recently got engaged! 

John Hunter
Automotive Intern

2019-2020 Senior MAAP Intern, pursuing a passion for automotive engineering. Fundamental experience in vehicle data acquisition systems, member of the JMU Super Mileage Data Acquisition Team competing in the Shell EcoMarathon. Junior Engineering Major and Business Minor.

Erik McIntosh
Automotive Intern

Junior Engineering major, 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 MAAP intern with a few restoration projects in the works. Enjoys anything outdoors like skiing and snowboarding and loves to build furniture from scratch in his free time.

Kevin Borg
Board of Directors

Professor of History, faculty advisor to Madison Motorsports student organization, Coordinator Science, Technology & Society minor. Teaching & research areas include: history of American automobile cultures, social history of American technology, & public history.

Bill Wyatt
Board of Directors

Director of Communications and University Spokesperson for James Madison University as well as a graduate of the JMU Masters of Public Administration. He is an avid NASCAR fan and lives in Harrisonburg with his wife and six children.

Alex Smith
Board of Directors

Former Vice President for Development for Collegiate School in Richmond, First place winner for Direct Mail from CASE in 1981, multiple awards from CASE in ’80, ’81, ’84, ’87, ’89. Past President of the Porsche Club of America – Shenandoah Region. Raised over $167 million for seven capitol campaigns at Collegiate School and MAAP board member.

William Ritchie
Board of Directors

JMU Business Professor and motorsport enthusiast. He comes into MAAP every week to work on his engine and has hosted multiple COB field-trips to MAAP for a supply-chain class. William (Bill) is now a MAAP Board Member.