Jeffrey C. Meltzer

Jeffrey C. Meltzer

Career Interests

Sustainable Business Strategy, Green Power Procurement, Stakeholder Engagement, Product Life Cycle and Supply Chain
Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC 
Concentration in Corporate Sustainability
 
Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, May 2015
Colby College, Waterville, ME
Environmental Policy Major GPA: 3.87
Awards: Honors and Distinction in Major, Phi Beta Kappa, and Dean’s List School for International Training,
 
Multiple locations in Australia Spring 2014
Program: Sustainability & Environmental Action: 10 weeks of courses/field work and a 5-week thesis GPA: 3.85

Professional Experience

Assistant, Duke University’s Business and Environment Program, Durham, NC 
Coordinate the BE Advisory Council to guide curriculum development and corporate engagement in the program. September 2017 - Present
 
Environmental Analyst, Eastern Research Group, Boston, MA 
Managed 500 accounts for the EPA Green Power Partnership, recruited dozens of major companies, wrote 14 monthly program updates, contributed to website maintenance and programmatic changes, facilitated six quarterly “top lists” updates, and drafted press releases for corporate partners. Ran the helpline and incentives database for the EPA Combined Heat and Power Partnership. Contributed to EPA’s Climate Indicators and worked on other projects for the EPA, CDC, DOE, NYSERDA, etc. September 2015 - June 2017
 
Special Projects Intern, Citizens Energy Corporation, Boston, MA 
Managed the installment of over 100 no-cost solar arrays on low-income homes in California by reviewing applications, communicating with installers, and assembling financial reports for senior management. Assisted in pursuing renewable energy RFPs and researching emerging opportunities and technologies. June - September 2015
 
Research Assistant and EcoRep, Colby College Office of Sustainability
Completed Colby’s gold-rated AASHE Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) application by meeting with key stakeholders to collect and analyze water, procurement, waste, and emissions data. Created stakeholder surveys; wrote news articles and white papers; built a new website; assisted in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) submissions; and facilitated the installment of 30 bottle-filling stations. June 2014 - May 2015
 
Duke Nicholas School Net Impact Chapter and the Sustainability Board 
Serve as first-year representative to the two clubs’ Executive Boards and assist with event planning and outreach. September 2017 - Present
 
Colby Environmental Advisory Group 
Worked with senior stakeholders to reduce Colby’s carbon footprint and write a new Sustainability Plan. Presented on my research comparing Colby’s sustainability program to peers’ and represented the student body. September 2014 - May 2015
 
Colby Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association 
Co-managed the garden, helped hire interns, grew food for dining halls and food banks, and spread awareness about gardening and local food to the Colby community through presentations and tours. May 2012 - May 2015
 
Maine Harvest for Hunger, Waterville, ME 
Coordinated a student group to collect fresh food at farmers’ markets to bring to local food banks every week. June 2012 - November 2014

Additional Information

Accredited LEED Green Associate and working knowledge of AASHE STARS; corporate environmental strategy; renewable energy technologies and regulations; sustainability in higher education; and environmental consulting.

Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, Salesforce, website building, Stata, and SketchUp

Skills

energy efficiency
greenhouse gas mitigation strategies
marketing
stakeholder engagement
sustainability

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources

Preferred Location

Mid-Atlantic
Northeast

Preferred Sector

Business / Industry