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The Erb Institute offers students a unique opportunity to develop a set of integrated skills for confronting the complex challenges of sustainability. To be successful, a student must have strong analytic skills and the ability to communicate effectively across traditional academic, political and industrial boundaries. Erb Institute students come from diverse backgrounds, and represent decades of unique experience in a wide range of countries, sectors and industries. This diversity provides a critical educational resource for students, and enhances our ability to develop leaders who are prepared to tackle sustainable development in any sector of society.

For a complete listing of Erb students, please visit the individual class pages linked in the menu at right or use the search below.

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Michelle Gross

MBA/MS Program 2017

Before coming to Michigan, Michelle worked in Marketing in the Healthcare industry in Spain, and in her spare time taught workshops to raise awareness on environmental and social issues. Michelle has returned to school to pursue a career in Sustainable Business because she believes that through business she can make considerable positive impact. Michelle is passionate about bringing affordable, environmentally-friendly products and services to the mass consumer, and learning more about alternative energy, especially solar and wind power. Michelle received a BA in Political Science and minor in Marketing at McGill University. She was born in the US but spent most of her life in Europe and in her spare time she enjoys yoga, skiing, travel and hiking.

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Wiles KaseResume

MBA/MS Program 2018

Leveraging learning and consulting opportunities at both Ross and SNRE, as well as his strong quantitative background, Wiles seeks to work in Venture Capital or corporate strategy in the B2B environment, where he hopes to leverage his Human-Centered Design skillset. Wiles is also interested in how cities can adjust to changes in climate to be more resilient. Prior to joining the Erb Institute, Wiles was an economic consultant at Industrial Economics (IEc). At IEc, Wiles modeled the economic impact of environmental regulation and performed financial analysis of corporations in federal litigation settings. Additionally, at IEc Wiles created trainings for federal agencies aimed at incorporating climate preparedness strategies into existing environmental programs. In addition to his work at IEc, Wiles has launched and continues to advise two startups in the sustainable travel industry.

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Mike Porcelli

MBA/MS Program 2019

Mike is currently pursuing a career in energy and sustainability. Prior to joining the Erb Institute, Mike worked as an active duty submarine officer for five years. He completed four deployments aboard the USS Henry M. Jackson as the Assistant Engineer, Communications Officer and the Reactor Control Officer. He holds a bachelor of science in economics from the United States Naval Academy and looks forward to combining his proven ability to lead with his passions for economics, energy and sustainability. In his free time, Mike enjoys cooking, running and reading.

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