Skip to main content
Sign In

University of Colorado Denver Business School, offering Bachelor, MBA, MS, and PhD degrees

Business School, University of Colorado Denver

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, Citizenship & Sustainability Program, Supply Chain & Fleet Operations, AT & T Services, Inc.
  • Mark Blanchard, Senior Project Manager/Operations Manager, Weston Solutions, Inc.
  • Deanna Bratter, Director of Sustainability, WhiteWave Foods Company
  • Jim Browning, Chief Operations Officer, Goodwill Industries of Denver
  • Beth Chacon, Manager, Environmental Policy Relations, Xcel Energy
  • Jill Cooper, EHS Advisor, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
  • Laura D’Ardenne, Contract Sustainability Manager, PLC Construction
  • John DeRose, Executive Director, Climate Change & Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young, LLP
  • Jennifer Eastes, Senior Sustainability Consultant, ERM
  • Diana Fisler, Platform Leader Environmental Construction R & D, 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
  • Mark Mellen, Manager, Deloitte Sustainability, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
  • 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
  • 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
  • Brenna St. Onge, Events & Community Engagement Manager, Alliance for Sustainable Colorado
  • Keri Strand, Manager, Sustainability Solutions, UPS
  • Tim Swales, Vice President R & D, Chief Sustainability Officer, Johns Manville
  • Tommy Thwaites, Co-owner, Coda Coffee
  • Jerry Tinianow, Chief Sustainability Officer, Office of the Mayor, City & County of Denver
  • Art Umble, Waste Water Practice Leader, MWH Global
  • Jonathan Wachtel, Sustainability Program Manager, City of Lakewood
  • Rachel Wilson-Roussel, Sustainability Unit Manager, Colorado Div. of Environmental Health & Sustainability

© The Regents of the University of Colorado, a body corporate. All rights reserved.

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. All trademarks are registered property of the University. Used by permission only.