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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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Amaryllia Liu Resume

MBA/MS Program 2015

Amy comes to UM with a software background but is ready to take the plunge and pursue her passions in both entrepreneurship and sustainability. By joining the Erb Institute, she hopes to gain insight into people's beliefs and behaviors regarding sustainability and tailor business solutions to promote social responsibility and to increase awareness for the consumption of natural resources. Prior to enrolling at UM, Amy worked at a software startup for 6 years, taking on various roles that capitalized on her ability to come up with solutions that benefited multiple stakeholders with seemingly opposing requirements and her talent for breaking down communication barriers between people with varying areas of expertise. She earned a B.S. in Management from The Georgia Institute of Technology. When not at school or work, Amy coddles her two Yorkshire Terriers and turns her kitchen into a laboratory for cooking experiments.

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Andrea KrausResume

MBA/MS Program 2016

Andrea's long term mission is to be an entrepreneurial driver of both equitable abundance and ecological wellness within urban environments. Her coursework at SNRE and 2014 internship with NOAA allowed her to explore how public-private partnerships can build climate resilience at the municipal level. At Ross, she's focusing on strategic marketing, with the goal of applying her skills as a sustainability consultant in the corporate sphere. Andrea joined Erb with 5 years of international working experience; first with Siemens in Germany, heading the training and communications portion of a tech-implementation project, and then with the Peace Corps in Panama, where she became the organization's first ever Renewable Energy & Economic Development Coordinator. Andrea studied both International Business and Social Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Taylor Markward

MBA/MS Program 2017

Prior to joining the Erb Institute, Taylor was an Aviation officer in the United States Army for 8 years. In that capacity, he served as a UH-60L Blackhawk pilot and deployed to Afghanistan on two occasions. While deployed to Afghanistan in 2010 Taylor held the position as the lead operational planner for the largest Aviation Task Force in Afghanistan. Additionally, throughout his career in the Army he held a variety of leadership positions, including managing a 300 person company that was responsible for the training and welfare of new Army aviation maintainers. Taylor earned a B.S. in Political Science from the United States Military Academy in 2006 and in his free time enjoys running, hiking, music, and spending time with his wife and son.

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