Faculty

Founder: Lead Instructor: Waylon Hasty

Founder: Lead Instructor: Waylon Hasty

Mr. Hasty is the director of the school and does instruction as well. He attended the University of West Alabama. He went through the apprentice program at Georgia Power and achieved the level of lineman and crew leader. Prior to his present duties at ELTI, he worked at Georgia Power for 15 years as lineman and crew leader.

Instructor: Dwayne Cole

Instructor: Dwayne Cole

Mr. Cole is an instructor here at ELTI. He has been a faithful employee at Cobb EMC for the past 32 years. He moved through the ranks there starting as a Stock Clerk and has been serving as a Line Foreman since 2011. He was also the 2003-2004 International Lineman Rodeo Champion.

Instructor: Toby Mabry

Instructor: Toby Mabry

Mr. Mabry is an instructor here at ELTI. He is currently an Operations Skills Development Coordinator at Cobb EMC, where he has worked for 23 years. He was Cobb EMC’s first apprentice lineman to compete in both the Georgia and International Lineman’s Rodeos. He spends his time now overseeing training operations and making sure incoming linemen are able to perform to the best of their abilities.

Business Manager: Dan Raulston

Business Manager: Dan Raulston

Mr. Raulston serves as business manager for ELTI. He is retired from the insurance industry and Georgia Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co. where he served for 31 years, the last 24 years managing a local agency. He has taught as adjunct at Georgia Northwestern Technical College and at the high school level. He is also a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in Mathematics.

Office Secretary: Haley Blake

Office Secretary: Haley Blake

Ms. Blake is the office secretary at ELTI. She is a recent graduate of Berry College with majors in Psychology and German, where she worked in the Admissions Office. She plans to one day pursue her Masters Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, but until then she is happy to be here at ELTI. 

Communications Specialist: Colton Witt

Communications Specialist: Colton Witt

Mr. Witt is responsible for the media content for ELTI. He is a recent graduate from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where he received his Bachelors in Communications.

Founder: Lead Instructor: Waylon Hasty

Mr. Hasty is the director of the school and does instruction as well. He attended the University of West Alabama. He went through the apprentice program at Georgia Power and achieved the level of lineman and crew leader. Prior to his present duties at ELTI, he worked at Georgia Power for 15 years as lineman and crew leader.