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Advisory Council | Managing for Sustainability

The Managing for Sustainability specialization is an asset to the local industry's talent pipeline, providing companies with leaders who believe in benefiting not only the economy, but also the community. The Business School is able to provide this thanks to the continuous input, guidance and support from our faculty, colleagues and industry partners. The Managing for Sustainability Advisory Council, representing top leaders in business, government, and non-profit sectors, ensures that the program is providing the education necessary for students to advance into leadership positions throughout the industry.

Advisory Council Members

  • Steve Bernard, Senior Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability, AT & T Services, Inc.
  • Kevin Binkley, Principal Environmental Scientist, MWH Global
  • Mark Blanchard, Senior Project Manager/Operations Manager, Weston Solutions, Inc.
  • Deanna Bratter, Director of Sustainability, WhiteWave Foods Company
  • Scott Chizanskos, Environmental Safety Manager, DISH Network
  • Jill Cooper, HSE Manager Advocacy and Reporting, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
  • Jennifer Eastes, Senior Sustainability Consultant
  • Diana Fisler, Building Science and Innovation, Johns Manville
  • Tony Georgis, Co-Founder & Principal, New Gen Strategies Solutions, LLC
  • Jenny Heit, Project Coordinator, Corporate Sustainability, IHS
  • Ramsay Huntley, Senior Sustainability Manager, DirecTV
  • Lara Hussain, Director, Sustainability Stakeholder Relations, Texas Instruments, Inc.
  • Veli Ivanova, Partner/Principal, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Julie Klein, Founder, Confluence Sustainability, LLC
  • Jennifer Leitsch, Director of Corporate Responsibility, CBRE
  • Sarah Martinez, Sustainability Maven, Eco-Products, Inc.
  • K.J. McCorry, President, Eco-Officiency
  • James Mellentine, Senior Manager, Sustainability,  Ramboll Environ
  • Rachel Mountin, Sustainability Manager, DaVita HealthCare Partners, Inc.
  • Josh Nothwang, Senior Project Director & Sustainability Strategy Practice Leader, Sustainability & Energy, WSP
  • Alex Parrillo, Senior Business Development Manager, OpTerra Energy Services, Intermountain Region
  • Kara Peck, Community Development Lead, B Lab Colorado
  • Catherine Queen, Manager, Sustainability, Ball Corporation
  • Lauren Quillian, Environmental Policy Manager, Xcel Energy
  • Jeannie Renne-Malone, Vice President, Sustainability, Prologis
  • Jack Rizzo, Managing Director, Global Construction and Development Services, Prologis
  • Frank Rukavina, Sustainability Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Matt Rush, Manager, Federal Business Development, Energy System Group
  • Graham Russell, Managing for Sustainability Program Outreach, CU Denver Business School
  • Dominick Sekich, Partner, Moye White
  • Adam Shalapin, Sustainability Manager, Ball Corporation
  • Brenna St. Onge, Hub Programs Manager, Alliance for Sustainable Colorado
  • Keri Strand, Manager, Sustainability Solutions, UPS
  • Tim Swales, Vice President R & D, Chief Sustainability Officer, Johns Manville
  • Elizabeth Swanson, Sustainability Officer, Auraria Higher Education
  • Meghan Teegarden, Environmental & Sustainability Advisor, Agrium
  • Tommy Thwaites, Co-owner, Coda Coffee
  • Jerry Tinianow, Chief Sustainability Officer, Office of the Mayor, City & County of Denver
  • Jonathan Wachtel, Sustainability Program Manager, City of Lakewood
  • Rob Whittier, Director, Environmental Sustainability and Compliance
  • Rachel Wilson-Roussel, Sustainability Unit Manager, Colorado Div. of Environmental Health & Sustainability

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