Kevin Thackston: VP of Operations

: March 29, 2020

Kevin joined the National Speed team with over 10 years of experience of not only building a wide variety of high-performance cars but also tuning them! This combination of mechanical and tuning experience gives Kevin a unique perspective to confidently handle whatever project is in front of him. From installing a supercharger on a Shelby […]

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Jordan Watson: Founder & Chief Strategy Officer

: January 29, 2020

Jordan Watson is Founder & Chief Strategy Officer of National Speed.  Since day one Jordan has been dedicated to National Speed’s vision.  Through his lifelong passion for everything performance automotive and having experience in every area of the company’s operation, Jordan is known as a walking encyclopedia of both the technical and business sides of […]

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Charlie Carmichael: Systems & Marketing

: January 23, 2020

A lifelong performance enthusiast with a heavy background in computer networking, systems administration & data analysis, Charlie joins the National Speed Wilmington HQ team as Systems Manager with the perfect combination of skills for the role!  In his personal time, Charlie enjoys going off-the-grid in the great outdoors – both off-pavement & on-pavement alike.  An […]

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Austen Sadanaga: Video Production Manager

: January 22, 2020

An avid filmmaker, Austen pursued his love for film through the Film Studies department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where he received his BA in 2018. Upon graduating, he worked as the Assistant Rental Coordinator at Screen Gems Studios Lighting & Grip. While there, Austen gained hands-on experience with professional lighting equipment, met […]

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Mike Johnson: Lead Build Designer

: January 21, 2020

Mike is a Build Designer in our Wilmington, NC shop equipped with a full career of relationship management and speed shop experience!  Mike is a Jacksonville, FL native who jumped headfirst into cars at a young age (with 40+ performance vehicles owned over the years to show it), and while he has a particular affinity […]

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