Staff Directory

Executive Leadership

Michael Hecht

President & CEO
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Robin Barnes

Executive Vice President and COO
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Senior Staff

Grady Fitzpatrick

Vice President, Business Development
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Dino Paternostro

Senior Vice President, Public Policy
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Rachel Shields

Chief of Staff
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Matt Rookard

Senior Vice President of Business Development
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Jeff Teague

Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration
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Caitlin Berni

Director of External Affairs
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Tommy Fonseca

Vice President of Corporate Relations
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Professional Team

Van Hamilton Barbeau

Junior Research Associate
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Sayde F. Finkel, JD

Research Associate
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Haley Hebert

Communications Assistant
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James Moffett

Business Retention & Expansion Associate
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Jana C. Sikdar

Director, Workforce and Retention

Lacy Strohschein

Emerging Environmental Associate
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Brandon J. Williams, MBA

Sr. Program Associate
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Matt Wolfe

Senior Associate, Communications and Marketing
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Dane Worthington

Emerging Environmental Fellow
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Administrative Team

Dawn Hickey Greatrex

Executive Assistant
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Tachic Hickman-Piazza

Administrative Assistant
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Nicole P. Woolfolk

HR/Office Manager and NORLI Program Director
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Carolyn Shields

Receptionist
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Denise Washington

Executive Assistant
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