Corporate sustainability, sustainability strategy, environmental reporting, corporate CSR goals
Duke University, Durham, NC
Nicholas School of the Environment, Durham, NC
KEEN – Conduct a comparative life cycle assessment for an original and an eco-shoe to quantify dye produced pollution and water savings. Compare material, design and factory location for energy use.
Domtar Corporation – Construct a total cost of ownership model to help local managers more holistically evaluate different lighting options to be disseminated to 20+ facilities to implement sustainability from the bottom up.
Karmiri Olive Oil – Create a marketing and communications plan to help a developing business.
Sustainability Associate, HAVI, Downers Grove, IL
Worked for a supply chain management firm and synthesized millions of McDonalds’s packaging units for their North American market to analyze performance. Identified McDonald’s 2016 sustainable packaging key performance indicators to help compare against long-term corporate sustainability goals. May 2017-August 2017
Showcased consulting services, educational opportunities and published articles for the Assistant Director. August 2016-May 2017
Quantified existing indicators of the bioeconomy including bioenergy and bioproducts. Provided the USDA, DOE and EPA with an understanding of the gaps in available national level and state level indicators and opportunities to address those gaps. October 2016-May 2017
Wrote an application, on behalf of Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment, and became the first environmental school to be accepted as a United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) signatory. December 2016-current
Collaborated with EPA, state environmental departments and regional water source experts to update the “National Guidance Manual for Surface Water”. Created emergency preparedness and response factsheets regarding above-ground storage tanks for the Massachusetts DEP to distribute to stakeholders. May 2016-August 2016
Attended regular subcommittee meetings on sustainability targets, strategic partnerships, and information sharing. Managed 8 students and volunteers throughout a successful 2016 Move-Out Program donating over 14,000 pounds of goods to local charitable organizations. January 2016-June 2016
University of Massachusetts, Boston
Recipient of the 2015 School for the Environment Legacy Award
Geography Honors (Gamma Theta Upsilon) & Senior Honors; Distinction in Env. Science
President of the Duke Sustainability Board
Executive Board Member, Business and the Environment Club
Member of Campus-wide Sustainability Committee
Treasurer of the Nicholas School Net Impact Chapter