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Have questions about what it means to be a student at the Erb Institute? Want to hear more about the Ross School of Business or the School of Natural Resources and Environment from an Erb student’s perspective? AmbassadErbs – current students contacts from the Erb Institute – can help you find the answers. Connect with one today!

Meet our Erb Student Advisory Board (SAB) VP of Recruiting, Maite Madrazo. Maite is in the Erb class of 2015 and is the main prospective student contact.

Maite Madrazo
Career Focus: Energy/Consulting
SNRE Track: Sustainable Systems
Undergrad: Mechanical Engineering; Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City
Prior Industry: Renewable Energy
Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Running/hiking

Class of 2015   

  Kenny Fahey
Career Focus: Conservation Finance / Impact Investing
Undergrad: Art History, Bowdoin College
Prior Industry: Legal/Butcher
Hometown: DC Metro Area
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Surfing
Ben Hamm
Career Focus: Transportation
SNRE Track: Sustainable Systems
Undergrad: Sociology
Prior Industry: Nonprofit
Hometown: Highland Park, NJ
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Parkour
  Kenny Johnson
Career Focus: Environmental Strategy Consulting
SNRE Track: Sustainable Systems/ Environmental Justice
Undergrad: West Point – Economics
Prior Industry: Military – Army
Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
Favorite Dessert: Vanilla Bean Cheesecake
  Katy Newhouse
Career Focus: Energy & Marketing
SNRE Track: Sustainable Systems
Undergrad: Environmental Economics
Prior Industry: Energy efficiency research & consulting
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Bicycle touring
  Alex Papo
Career Focus: General Management
Undergrad: B.S. University of Michigan
Prior Industry: International Development
Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking
  Michael Rockett
Career Focus: Supply Chain, Retail
SNRE Track: Sustainable systems
Undergrad: AB in History from Princeton University
Prior Industry: Clothing Retail
Hometown: Danvers, MA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Whitewater Rafting
  Therese Miranda-Blackney
Career Focus: Energy Efficiency Technologies
SNRE Track: Sustainable Systems
Undergrad: Georgetown University – Science, Technology & International Affairs
Prior Industry: Energy Management Consulting for the Federal Government
Hometown: Washington, DC
Favorite Dessert: Anything with chocolate
  Julia Ruedig
Career Focus: Operations Management, Supply Chain Sustainability
SNRE Track: Sustainable Systems
Undergrad: Scripps College — Political Science & Mandarin Chinese
Prior Industry: Clean Technology (biobased chemicals)
Hometown: Concord, New Hampshire
Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Lava Cake
   Sheena VanLeuven
Career Focus: Supply Chain Sustainability
Undergrad: Environmental Studies, University of Chicago
Prior Industry: International Development and Local Government
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking in the mountains
  Connie Yu
Career Focus: Corporate Sustainability/Environmental Strategy
SNRE Track: Sustainable Systems
Undergrad: University of Chicago– Environmental Studies
Prior Industry: Government/International Development
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Favorite Dessert: Anything decadent

Class of 2016

  Miriam Fuchs
Career Focus: Environmental sustainability in operations
SNRE Track: Sustainable Systems
Undergrad: BS in Environmental Science, BA in Economics, Brown University
Prior Industry: Environmental Economic Consulting
Hometown: Boston, MA
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Rock climbing
Juan Pablo Garcia
Career Focus: Sustainable Finance
SNRE Track: Sustainable Systems
Undergrad: Industrial Engineering – Tec de Monterrey (Mexico)
Prior Industry: Investment Banking & Social Development
Hometown: Mexico City
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Biking / Scuba diving
  Joanna Herrmann
Career Focus: Corporate sustainability, impact investing, BoP
SNRE Track: Sustainable Systems
Undergrad: UVA B.A. in Human Rights
Prior Industry: International nonprofit/think tank
Hometown: Annandale, Virginia
Favorite Outdoor Activity: BBQ’s! And most athletic things too
  Kristine Schantz
Career Focus: Sustainable Food Systems, Emerging Markets
SNRE Track: Sustainable Systems
Undergrad: Hope College (Management, Communication and Sociology)
Prior Industry: Peace Corps, Humanitarian
Hometown: Wolverine Lake, Michigan!
Favorite Dessert: Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt Almonds
  John Serron
Career Focus: Cleantech
SNRE Track: Sustainable Systems
Undergrad: Business/Spanish & Nazareth College
Prior Industry: Finance
Hometown: Penfield, NY
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Rock Climbing
  Andi Waghelstein
Career Focus: Strategy/Human Capital
SNRE Track: Sustainable Systems
Undergrad: Operations Management- University of Maryland
Prior Industry: Manufacturing
Hometown: Rockville, MD
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking
  Monica Wyant
Career Focus: Food systems
SNRE Track: Sustainable Systems
Undergrad: BA Political Science and Economics, Northwestern University
Prior Industry: Government
Hometown: East Lansing, MI
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Competitive games