Ian Makowske

Ian Makowske

Ian is a Manager with Mission Throttle’s Advisory Practice committed to providing innovative and pragmatic solutions to enhance the efficiency and impact of mission-driven organizations. He recently completed a dual master’s degree at the University of Michigan’s Ross...
Geoff Burmeister

Geoff Burmeister

Geoff is currently the Principal Consultant, for Energy and Utilities, at PA Consulting. Geoff is highly interested in sustainable energy, particularly energy efficiency and renewables. Geoff wants to devote his professional life to identifying and capitalizing on...
Miriam Fuchs

Miriam Fuchs

Miriam is part of the Erb Institute and is a Tauber Institute for Global Operations Fellow. She is interested in developing strategies for manufacturing companies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by changing practices in their supply chains and operations. Prior to...
Kaitlin Paulson

Kaitlin Paulson

Kaitlin is interested in improving the accessibility of healthy, sustainably-sourced food and educating consumers about eating healthier. She enrolled in graduate school to build on and leverage the skills she developed in Corporate Finance at Target Corporation to...
Andrea Kraus

Andrea Kraus

Andrea is currently a Product Manager, in Microgrid Strategy Implementation, at PG&E. Andrea is working to help the energy industry reach its potential to create equitable economic opportunities, and build resilience against the risks of a changing climate, while...
Camila España

Camila España

Camila is interested in leveraging her creative problem-solving experience post-graduation to work in sustainability consulting. She is very enthusiastic about finding strategic solutions that benefit companies as well as their broader set of stakeholders. Through her...
Andrea (Waghelstein) Wishan

Andrea (Waghelstein) Wishan

Andrea is currently a Business Manager of Global Diversity & Inclusion at Microsoft. Andrea is interested in finding ways to address sustainability issues through more effective corporate human resources strategy. She came to the University of Michigan with four...
Joe Kraut

Joe Kraut

Joe is currently pursuing a career in energy and sustainability as a Finance Associate, at Seventus. Prior to joining the Erb Institute, Joe worked as an active duty submarine officer for seven years. He completed five deployments aboard the USS Kentucky as the...
Joanna Herrmann

Joanna Herrmann

Joanna is currently the Director of North America Supply Chain Innovation & sustainability, at Nike. While at Michigan, she completed a Master’s Project for Kellogg Company, assessing the sustainability of their rice supply chain in Asia, and served as Director of...
Brian Rassel

Brian Rassel

I came to Erb after several years in consulting and more recently VC, both of which I really enjoyed but was not totally professionally fulfilled doing. I arrived in order to learn and develops skills that will allow me (and my peers) to tackle the greatest problem we...