Raye Elliott


Raye is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of FLIPP Inc, a 501c3 nonprofit headquartered in Dillwyn, VA that exists to reduce employment barriers for disadvantaged populations and to empower low-income communities with renewable energy training. Raye serves on the board of the Virginia Renewable Energy Alliance (VA-REA).

Raye holds a masters degree in Information Technology. She also has a background in Hydropower with the Army Corps of Engineers, Construction with the Department of Defense, and Federal Government Contracting. In 2023, Raye designed a renewable energy worker-centered strategy funded by the US Department of Labor. She has led FLIPP Inc to be the 2023 recipient of the C3 “Energy Equity Award” & the United States Green Building Council-Virginia Chapter’s 2023 “Community Impact Organization of the Year Award”. Raye believes in an “equity in energy” industry strategy, being a great bridge for the barrier-ridden, returning back to the workforce, and the under-employed individual that needs meaningful employment within a rapidly growing industry.