Our Team

Our team is built with a focus on bringing your organization success.

Mark Lewis

Mark is the Co-Founder of The Innovation and Design Cooperative at Appalachian State University and the Co-Director of AppLab, an interdisciplinary program using design thinking to develop sustainable solutions to real world problems. His passion is helping individuals and organizations become more innovative and agile so they can strategically position themselves for competitive advantage.

Richard Elaver

Richard develops and teaches Industrial Design courses, from Introduction to Product Design to Senior Studio courses. He also maintains the digital fabrication lab and 3D printing resources at Appalachian State University.