Michael J. “Micky” Bly
Micky Bly is executive director of Vehicle Engineering’s Global Electrical Systems, Hybrids, Electric Vehicles and Batteries for General Motors. Named to this position in October 2009, Bly oversees the company’s development of hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, which includes the Chevrolet Volt’s vehicle integration and battery development.
One of Ford Motor Company’s engineers in Crissy Rodriguez. She graduated from Georgia Tech’s mech eng program in 1995.
She remembers working on the family’s mini cooper but her real start in automotive industry came when she was president of the student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. Ford Motor Company was a sponsor of that group, and offered her a scholarship for her master’s degree. She has now worked on projects including the new Ford 500, and the Taurus. Read more about Crissy.
Joe Foster drives Porsche racing cars in the ALMS and Grand Am series. Foster graduated with a masters degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech. Joe also teaches driving safety and was recently written up for it.
Bryan Nesbitt was a student at Georgia Tech for his freshman year in the Program of Industrial Design in the College of Architecture. He later transferred to Art Center College of Design in California before being hired by Daimler-Chrysler. He designed the PT Cruiser there. In 2007, Bryan worked for General Motors as the Executive Director of GM Design Europe overseeing the new shapes of car brands such as SAAB and Opel. Currently, Bryan is the general manager of Cadillac Motor Division.