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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.

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Daniel Ryan

MBA/MS Program 2017

Daniel is a dual-degree MBA/MS student at the Ross School of Business and the School of Natural Resources and Environment. Prior to graduate school, Daniel worked as an information technology consultant for eight years at Accenture, based out of Washington, D.C. He began his career as a technical analyst on large software systems integration projects. As he progressed through his career at the company to a Senior Manager level, he became a technical architecture subject matter expert, led teams of several multi-year projects, and proposed forward looking IT strategies to help clients save money while winning new work for Accenture. Daniel returned to school to pursue a career in renewable energy. Most recently, he worked at New Jersey Transit as an Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corp Fellow, researching, analyzing, and proposing energy efficiency measures and distributed energy resource solutions for their microgrid project.

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Cazzie Palacios Brown

MBA/MS Program 2018

Cazzie comes to the Erb Institute after a decade of non-profit leadership. Cazzie began her career at the United Nations Refugee Agency, and then spent three years at the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking where she established the first-ever pro-bono medical clinic for survivors of human trafficking in the US. At Summer Search, Cazzie’s leadership was pivotal in growing San Francisco’s site by 75% over the last 6 years. Cazzie graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Redlands with a degree in Psychology and Cultural Studies. On her time off you’ll find her road biking or speaking Spanish and Russian during her world travels.

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Paula LuuResume

MBA/MS Program 2019

Currently at the University of Michigan pursuing an MBA at the Ross School of Business and MS in Sustainable Systems at the School of Natural Resources & Environment. Expertise in developing and improving organization-wide processes, partnering with teams across sectors and along the supply chain to deliver sustainable methods of making products, and helping brands and organizations tell compelling sustainability stories. Experience in variety of business functions including brand marketing, outreach and expansion, and supply chain management. Specialties: positive leadership, design thinking, sustainable manufacturing, process planning, growth strategy, strategic communications, community engagement, and brand strategy.

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