Braxton Mashburn

Braxton Mashburn

Braxton developed a love for sports, service, and diversity throughout his youth. After completing his B.S. English at the US Naval Academy, he was commissioned in the US Marine Corps. While serving as an Infantry Officer for ten years across the globe, including the...
Chris Monti

Chris Monti

I joined the Erb Institute and Consortium for Graduate Studies in Management following a seven-year career as an AC-130 Spooky Gunship pilot. I had the privilege of flying 149 combat missions throughout three deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. As a captain, I was...
Wiles Kase

Wiles Kase

I finished at Michigan in May 2018, where I was enthusiastically involved in the Social Venture Fund and Erb’s Peer Coaching program, among other things. Since then, I’ve started an independent consulting practice. I do innovation consulting for larger firms...
Carissa De Young

Carissa De Young

Carissa De Young is a marketing and business development strategist at 3M, where she works on internal consulting projects across business groups from healthcare to energy and electronics to industrial. She is passionate about the development of sustainable products...
Bob Kraynak

Bob Kraynak

​Bob is an MBA/MS student at the Ross School of Business and School of Natural Resources and Environment. Before coming to the University of Michigan, he spent eight years as a special operations bomb disposal officer in the U.S. Navy, deploying overseas four times....
Nikole Vargas

Nikole Vargas

Nikole joined the Erb Institute to pursue ways to improve the sustainability of the products we use every day. She comes to the University of Michigan after a decade-long career in communications, working in media and managing internal and external communications for...
Sean Pavlik

Sean Pavlik

Sean Pavlik is a Senior Strategy Consultant at Accenture, working at the intersection of business and technology. Sean joined the Erb Institute to help corporations work to achieve a more sustainable society. For his first internship at Erb, he worked with Rocky...
Alexis Apostol

Alexis Apostol

Alexis joined the Erb Institute community after spending three years in New York conducting due diligence research for leading consulting firms and Fortune 500 companies. She is eager to expand upon her experiences as a founding member of her former company’s...
Christine Rickard

Christine Rickard

Christine is currently an Associate Brand Manager, at Kimberly-Clark, for Kleenex. Christine spent over seven years honing her marketing and leadership skills in a variety of industries, including retail, consumer packaged goods, nonprofit and higher education. She...