Meet Our Team

The senior leadership team at Blue1USA is comprised of industry veterans and pioneers in the DEF equipment solutions industry. Their invaluable expertise has helped customers install thousands of DEF solutions around the country and the globe.

Dave Polak - DEF Equipment SolutionsDave Polak, Founder and President

Dave Polak founded Blue1USA in 2007 in response to what he saw on the horizon for the future of DEF. Dave also founded Blue1USA’s s sister company, EZ Fuel & Tank Solutions, which has been providing fleet fueling solutions to trucking companies nationwide for over fifteen years. He is a member of the SCR Stakeholders Group, which established the ISO industry standards for Diesel Exhaust Fluid and Equipment. Dave is also a member of the PEI committee which published the Recommended Practices for DEF Storage and Dispensing Equipment.

Previously Dave’s career included executive positions within the trucking industry including the successful launch of Roadway Package System, now FedEx Ground. He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a B.S. degree in Marketing and General Business and has been married to his college sweetheart for 45 years.

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Adam Polak - DEF Equipment SolutionsAdam Polak, Vice President of Operations

Adam is Vice President of Operations for Blue1USA and its sister company, EZ Fuel & Tank Solutions. Adam joined the company in 2006 and was instrumental in the planning and development of the entire DEF product design and engineering, manufacturing, logistics, supply chain and customer support for Blue1USA since its inception. His experience and leadership is the primary reason the company is now considered one of the leading providers of proven, quality DEF equipment in all of North America.

Prior to joining Blue1USA, Adam was a consulting engineer for Accenture and a construction superintendent building custom homes in Metro Atlanta. He is married and is the proud dad to two beautiful daughters. Adam holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech, where he also lettered as a member of the Yellow Jacket football team.

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Curtis Mitchell - DEF Equipment SolutionsCurtis Mitchell, Regional Sales Manager – Eastern and Southern US

Curtis is the most senior associate with the company and has worn every hat imaginable for the past nine years. His experience since college includes sales and operations for a national chemical company and petroleum equipment provider. He enjoys working on a project from start to finish and customers rely on Curtis as a trusted adviser and resource for their DEF projects. In Curtis’ view, the the reward is another happy customer.

Curtis graduated with a BS in Economics from Penn State University, where he was also a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. He currently resides in Atlanta with his wife and their dog, Brutus, but he still roots for his Philly teams – Go EAGLES!

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Woodie Byars - DEF Equipment SolutionsWoodie Byars, Operations Manager

Woodie joined the company in 2014, bringing with him over 40 years’ experience in management, construction and service in the petroleum equipment industry. Woodie is primarily responsible for all project management, installation services, customer and technical support. Woodie loves the outdoors and golf. He and his wife have a total of six children and five grandchildren.

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Cyndi Haight - DEF Equipment SolutionsCyndi Haight, Office Manager

Cyndi has been with Blue1USA for two years and manages day-to-day office operations, accounting, and human resources. Although relatively new to the DEF industry, she has worked in accounting for more than 13 years.

Cyndi graduated from Georgia State University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance. She began her career in the banking industry before transitioning to the automotive industry. She currently lives in Atlanta with her husband and three sons.

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