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Erb Institute alumni work all over the world and in every sector of society and maintain strong links to the Erb Institute, supporting our work by making donations, sponsoring research, collaborating on new projects, or by serving on the Institute’s External Advisory Board.

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Luis Calderon

Management Consultant
MBA/MS Program 2011

Luis Calderon is 3rd year dual degree MBA/MS Erb student with concentrations in Finance, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability. Prior to Michigan, Luis worked for over 9 years with consulting and startup companies. While at the University of Michigan, Luis has served as team leader for the Wolverine Venture Fund, co-president of the Entrepreneur & Venture Club and an Investor’s Circle Venture Fellow. He is also a founding member of Bebaroo, an online baby clothes rental service. Luis also spearheaded the creation of the Social Venture Fund at the Ross School of Business, the nation’s first socially focused student-run venture fund. Luis has also worked as an analyst for Early Stage Partners, a premier venture capital firm in the Mid-West, and NextEnergy, a Cleantech accelerator. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia with a focus in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering.

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Brewster Boyd

Chief Financial Officer
EcoVapor Recovery Systems
MBA/MS Program 2009

Brewster is CFO of EcoVapor Recovery Systems (ERS), a venture-backed cleantech company serving the oil & gas industry based in Denver, Colorado. Prior to ERS, Brewster was Director of Finance for CleanLaunch, Colorado’s cleantech business incubator in partnership with the National Renewable Energy Lab. Brewster has previous experience in venture capital, environmental policy, and management consulting. While at the Erb Institute, Brewster was active with the Zell Lurie institute and the Frankel Fund. He also coauthored the book Hybrid Organizations: New Business Models for Environmental Leadership. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College in economics and environmental studies.

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Cynthia Koenig

Founder and CEO
MBA/MS Program 2011

Cynthia is a firm believer in the potential for business to alleviate poverty. Her career has focused on incubating mission-based businesses designed to alleviate poverty in the developing world She has been actively involved in the launch of ventures of all shapes and sizes, ranging from community-run ecotourism businesses in Mexico and Guatemala to a national strategy for sustainable tourism development in Bhutan. She is the founder and CEO of Wello, an award winning social venture that creates disruptive innovations designed to provide better, more reliable access to safe water and introduce opportunities for families to break free from the cycle of poverty. Cynthia earned MBA/MS degrees from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and School of Natural Resources and Environment and a BA in Anthropology from Trinity College. She is an Unreasonable Institute Fellow.

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