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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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Joe Tate

MBA/MS Program 2017

Joe joined the Erb Institute after spending four years as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps. During his service in the Marine Corps, he managed several economic development projects with local farmers in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Joe is interested in intersection of government and business, specifically how municipal public policy implementation affects its intended stakeholders.

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Luke Sawitsky

MBA/MS Program 2018

Luke joined the Erb community as a mid-year admit from Ross in 2016. He hails from Boston, where he spent four years as a project manager for a managed care organizing specializing in behavioral health and substance abuse. At Michigan, he is looking to pivot his career towards sustainable enterprise and entrepreneurship, and is active in the Social Venture Fund, the Energy Club, and the Entrepreneurship and Venture Club. Outside of the classroom he is passionate about the ocean and is active in tagging and releasing Bluefin tuna, with three recapture reports to date. He also enjoys skiing, running, and working on cars.

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Daniel BierResume

MBA/MS Program 2019

Dan is passionate about fighting climate change through the deployment of renewable energy systems. Prior to joining the Erb Institute, Dan spent six years working in the aerospace industry as a contracts negotiator and project manager. His responsibilities including developing new market entry strategies, negotiating large engineering projects with domestic and international clients valued over $5B, and leading cross-functional teams to execute on the firm’s commitments. In his free time, Dan enjoys cooking, hiking with his Golden Retriever, and rowing. Dan has bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Finance from The Ohio State University.

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