Arie Jongejan

Arie Jongejan

Arie has worked and been involved in commercial and residential solar sales and business development for the past two years. Before joining Solifica, he worked in the Strategic Accounts group at Solyndra. Before that, Arie was in graduate school (MBA / MS...
Pablo Medina

Pablo Medina

While growing up in Santiago, Chile, Pablo saw first hand the environmental effects of economic growth: increased pollution and waste as well as deterioration of the landscape. As a dual degree student, Pablo is focusing his studies on the application of sustainable...
Brian Katzman

Brian Katzman

Brian loves working with start-ups and young companies, especially those that are trying to make a difference by creating alternative forms of energy, improving our health, or solving for global inequality. Most recently Brian was the VP of Marketing for Tile where he...
Julia Koslow Currie

Julia Koslow Currie

Julia’s interests are focused on reducing the impact of the built environment on the natural environment, while supplementing the social good. For her first summer, she interned with the International Iron and Steel Institute, performing a life-cycle assessment of a...
Emily Plews

Emily Plews

Upon graduation from U of M, Emily hopes to spend her days meaningfully integrating sustainability into corporate culture and strategy, managing partnerships between business, non-profits, and government, and providing technical analysis of and solutions to challenges...
Elizabeth Abbett

Elizabeth Abbett

Liz is a Marketing Manager at Strava where she works cross functionally to bring new product features to the market. She was previously a program manager in the Supply Chain Sustainability group at Cisco Systems. Her role was to ensure that environmental, social, and...
Thomas Leahy

Thomas Leahy

Tom is interested in studying the renewable energy industry, and is particularly interested in the intersection between government policy and business strategy. Before coming to Michigan, Tom worked at NYSE Regulation, a securities industry regulator responsible for...
Rebecca Taylor

Rebecca Taylor

Becky has held multiple roles in Strategy and Finance at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She works across the foundation’s domestic and international programs to help foundation leaders develop thoughtful, strategic approaches to achieve global change. Her...
Elizabeth Abbett

Katie Appel

Katie is the Head of Category Management and Global Operations of Consumables Brands at Amazon. She previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of 18 Rabbits, an organic granola bar company in San Francisco, where she works as the lead supply chain wrangler....