Hongda Jiang

Hongda Jiang

Since graduating from the Erb program & joining Intel, Hongda discovered the importance of having fun at work. What makes work fun for him is exploring creative ways to apply & monetize technology, especially as it applies to sustainable energy, smart cities,...
Daphne Medina

Daphne Medina

Daphne Medina is a film geek and sustainability professional focused on the ways in which the entertainment industry can help solve global social and environmental issues. She manages the business and sustainability strategy of Earth Angel Sustainable Production...
Makely Lyon

Makely Lyon

Makely is interested in corporate sustainability strategy, particularly product life cycle and supply chain sustainability. Before coming to UM, Makely worked in renewable energy policy and greenhouse gas management. While at Erb, she interned in the Corporate...
Daniel Voce-Gardner

Daniel Voce-Gardner

Daniel is interested in using finance as a tool to encourage sustainable initiatives. Prior to joining the ERB Institute he worked in financial services for Safra Asset Management, a subsidiary of a privately owned Brazilian bank, working closely with hedge funds...
Joelene Monestier

Joelene Monestier

Joelene is currently pursuing a career in the energy industry with a particular interest in strategy and management consulting. Prior to graduate school, Joelene spent 7 years working in the solar industry, most recently as Director of Sales Operations at SPG Solar....
Steve Davidson

Steve Davidson

Steve is interested in corporate sustainability strategy, cleantech entrepreneurship, and the opportunities for mutual reinforcement between these areas. Through leadership roles on Michigan’s Social Venture Fund, he led the evaluation and closing of investments...
Madhavi Rao

Madhavi Rao

Adept in driving value for clients by designing market-shifting solutions from the ground up, Madhavi is a thoughtful, human-centered strategist committed to creating equitable, sustainable products, services and experiences that make life better for everyone. Her...
Ben Chen

Ben Chen

Ben is passionate about global food security and food safety challenges. After visiting farming communities in rural China, India, and Brazil, he is drawn to improve farmers’ productivity and reducing their environmental risks via business intrepreneurship and...
Elizabeth Reisman

Elizabeth Reisman

Lizzie’s interests lie at the intersection of sustainability, marketing, and technology. She believes that a company’s organizational structure can drive innovation, efficiency, and lead to strategic advantage and impact. Her passion for creating sustainable...
Emily Taylor

Emily Taylor

Emily is currently an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company. Emily is interested in how the public and private sectors can work together to accomplish our development and climate change goals. Prior to coming to Michigan, Emily worked in higher-ed fundraising,...