Christopher Meyer

Christopher Meyer

Chris came to the Erb Institute with a background in financial services and climate organizing. He worked in wealth management running an investment strategy team for three years in Washington, D.C. Outside of the office, he organized with the Sunrise Movement,...
Jacob Kennedy

Jacob Kennedy

Jacob is deeply fascinated by the politics and socioeconomics of food systems. Prior to Erb, Jacob spent 6 years in non-profits and local government working on grassroots food and environmental justice. Now he seeks to work at the intersection of social and...
Aaron Friedman-Heiman

Aaron Friedman-Heiman

Aaron is passionate about how optimized design and logistics can be used to eliminate material and immaterial waste, particularly within food systems. Prior to Erb, he spent two years conducting applied research, focusing on technology promoting sustainable...
Sophie Geoghan

Sophie Geoghan

Sophie comes to the Erb Institute with a background in healthcare and data science. After graduating from MIT with a Bachelors in Neuroscience, she applied her statistics and coding knowledge to data analytics and machine learning at two healthcare companies. She was...
Praveen Mahendran

Praveen Mahendran

Praveen is coming to Michigan to pivot his career to carbon capture with a particular interest in the power of nature-based solutions. Prior to Erb he spent 2 years working in sales analytics within the demand response space, after which he spent 6 years in marketing...
Joshua Phan-Gruber

Joshua Phan-Gruber

Josh is passionate about food system sustainability, with a specific focus on alternative meats and proteins, land usage, and regenerative agriculture. Prior to joining the Erb institute, Josh worked in Finance and Operations roles at a variety of small and startup...
Robert Squiers

Robert Squiers

Robert is motivated by the global impact resulting from sustainable practices and infrastructure improvements as applied to the production of goods and renewable energies. As a member of the Erb Institute, he is interested in the cross-section of business and...
Alex Reid

Alex Reid

Alex is eager to accelerate the energy transition and expand access to a healthy future. He spent the last five years conducting commercial due diligence and leading growth strategy consulting projects in manufacturing and industrial sectors. He sees vast...
Rena Lahn

Rena Lahn

I am passionate about helping companies transition from a carbon-fueled economy to a greener economy by identifying their environmental risks, defining their sustainability strategy, and helping implement concrete, effective environmental policies. Prior to becoming a...
Allie Bull

Allie Bull

I am excited to use my time at Erb exploring ways to unlock and harness the power and influence of corporations to make a difference in the fight against climate change. More specifically, I hope to learn more about renewables and other emerging green-tech solutions....