Elihu Dietz

Elihu Dietz

Experience professional with corporate and nonprofit experience focused on developing responsible renewable generation. 

Career Interests

Renewable Development, Utility Business Models, Efficiency, Storage

Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

Master of Environmental Management
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Energy
Merit Award Winner
Course work: Modeling for Energy Systems, Resource Economics, Energy Law, Energy and the Environment, Advanced Corporate Finance, Power Markets, Energy Economics, Agriculture and Sustainability
 
Bachelor of Arts,
St. John's College
double major in History of Math and Science, Philosophy 
 

Professional Experience

Business Development Manager, Peclarsparis, A WPP
Developed and managed new client relationships in North American markets, grew new accounts by 19% in product development and brand strategy consulting. Created email marketing strategy to convert prospective clients into customers. Managed extensive CRM database, Salesforce, allowing for informed customer engagement from sales team. Advanced strategic goals of the department to exceed growth expectations by 5%.
 
Business Development Agent , GB Properties
Reduced ‘soft costs’ of client procurement and transaction times. Ensured accurate listings to maintain client information and identify opportunities for customer growth. Addressed client questions and concerns from first contact through lease signing. 
 
Manager of Online Sales, Inventory Manager, Wholesale Manager, Housing Works, Inc.
Managed 10 staff and 30 volunteers to run daily operations of online bookstore. Grew total gross revenue by 10% in a year, to over $1.6 million. Reported and organized weekly budget and sales figures. Renegotiated contracts with 3 biggest vendors: saved 22% on annual shipping supply costs. Developed successful marketing strategy to reach new customers, growing the wholesale department by 32%.

Additional Information

Class Project, The Future of Utility-Scale Solar in North Carolina, 2016–2030
Wrote the policy analysis and created the CO2 emissions modeling projections
Revolutionary Power: A Look at Cuba’s Energy Future 
Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. Analyzed potential for Cuba-specific energy technologies such as wind, solar, and biofuels. 

 

Skills

business development
energy efficiency
excel modeling
GIS
project management

Additional Resources

Languages

French
Greek
Spanish

Preferred Location

Mid-Atlantic

Preferred Sector

Business / Industry
Federal Government
State / Local Government