Aaron Studwell, PH.D.

Founder & Lead Researcher
Founder & Lead Researcher Aaron Studwell completed his PhD in Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Houston. His research focused on planetary atmospheres, specifically, Saturn’s global-scale dynamics and long-term patterns.

After completing his doctoral work, Dr. Studwell founded ExoConsulting in Norman, Oklahoma. He has over twenty years of experience in energy weather, motorsports, and marine forecasting, along with air quality meteorology. Aaron was one of the first meteorologists in the energy trading sector, working in senior research and forecasting roles. In 2003, he founded RaceWeather providing accurate forecasts and timely race weekend updates to the NASCAR community. Before returning to academia full-time in 2019, he was the Marine Team Lead for DTN-Wilkens Weather, where he oversaw the company’s marine forecasting operations in their Houston, Texas office.

Aaron graduated from Texas A&M University with a Master of Science in Meteorology and from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. He holds active memberships in the American Geophysical Union and the American Meteorological Society.

Stevie Thompson

Director of Marketing
Ms. Stevie Thompson joined ExoConsulting in November 2020 as our Marketing and Social Media Coordinator. Her responsibilities include developing and implementing our marketing strategy. Additionally, she will develop and distribute innovative social media content designed to engage our client base.

Since 2018, Ms. Thompson has worked as a freelance artist, creating marketing graphics in the Oklahoma City area. She is presently working on her Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University. Away from work, she enjoys family, photography, and painting.

Mark Sweeney

Operational Meteorologist
Mark Sweeney joined RaceWeather in March 2021 as a Meteorologist Intern. He recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Valparaiso University. He is now working as an aviation meteorologist, as well as forecasting for the IMSA series.

Mark is an enthusiastic fan of racing and is a skilled violinist. He holds an active membership in the American Meteorological Society.
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Elizabeth Ohlemacher

Meteorological Intern
Elizabeth joined RaceWeather in June 2022. She is working on her Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from Texas A&M University. For as long as she can remember, she has always wanted to be a meteorologist. She enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, and painting. She is excited to join our team and learn more about atmospheric sciences and their impact on motorsports.
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Steve M.

Steve has provided tailored forecasts for INDYCAR series races through his “Indycar Weatherman” twitter account (@Indycar_Wxman) since 2012, providing his followers site-specific weather information and timely updates with a focus on operational impacts to track and event activities. Steve graduated from Penn State with a Bachelor in Science in Meteorology in 2000 and has over 20 years of forecasting and leadership experience in the meteorological career field to include aviation, resource protection, tropical, climate, and space weather products and support for locations around the world. He also previously served as an advisory board member to the University of Arizona’s Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences department. He currently resides in Tampa, FL.
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Brian Neudorff

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