Featured Speakers from 2020 Event

speaker-image Kim Cobb

Kim Cobb

Georgia Power Chair | Earth and Atmospheric Sciences ADVANCE Professor | Director, Global Change Program at Georgia Institute of Technology
speaker-image William K. Reilly

William K. Reilly

EPA Administrator, 1989-93 | Chairman Emeritus, World Wildlife Fund | CoChair of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
speaker-image James Chen

James Chen

Vice President of Public Policy at Rivian
speaker-image Jerry Norcia

Jerry Norcia

President and CEO at DTE Energy
speaker-image Senator Debbie Stabenow

Senator Debbie Stabenow

U.S. Senator for Michigan
speaker-image Mandela Barnes

Mandela Barnes

Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
speaker-image Vincent Christ

Vincent Christ

Chief Executive Officer of ELYSIS
speaker-image Kathleen Theoharides

Kathleen Theoharides

Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
speaker-image Patricia Fuller

Patricia Fuller

Canada’s Ambassador for Climate Change
speaker-image Julie Cerqueira

Julie Cerqueira

Executive Director of the U.S. Climate Alliance
speaker-image Gerry Anderson

Gerry Anderson

Executive Chairman of DTE Energy
speaker-image Paul Camuti

Paul Camuti

Senior Vice President, Innovation and Chief Technology Officer at Ingersoll Rand
speaker-image Liesl Clark

Liesl Clark

Director of the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy
speaker-image Rachel Kyte

Rachel Kyte

Dean of The Fletcher School, Tufts University
speaker-image Bob Holycross

Bob Holycross

Vice President, Sustainability, Environment and Safety Engineering at Ford Motor Company
speaker-image Shannon Bouton

Shannon Bouton

Global Executive Director, Sustainable Communities at McKinsey.org
speaker-image Byna Elliott

Byna Elliott

Chief Enterprise Responsibility Officer at Fifth Third Bank
speaker-image Kathy Baughman McLeod

Kathy Baughman McLeod

Director of The Adrienne Arsht Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center at The Atlantic Council
speaker-image Jamie M. Gentoso

Jamie M. Gentoso

Chief Executive Officer of US Cement Operations at LafargeHolcim
speaker-image Mark O. Webb

Mark O. Webb

Senior Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer at Dominion Energy
speaker-image Erin Meezan

Erin Meezan

VP and Chief Sustainability Officer at Interface, Inc.
speaker-image Kyung-Ah Park

Kyung-Ah Park

Managing Director and Head of Environmental Markets at Goldman Sachs
speaker-image Leigh Ann Johnston

Leigh Ann Johnston

Director, Sustainable Food Strategy at Tyson Foods, Inc.
speaker-image Dr. Jalonne L. White-Newsome

Dr. Jalonne L. White-Newsome

Senior Program Officer, Environment at The Kresge Foundation
speaker-image Andy Hoffman

Andy Hoffman

Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan
speaker-image Ingrid De Ryck

Ingrid De Ryck

Vice President of Procurement and Sustainability at Anheuser-Busch
speaker-image Ethan Zindler

Ethan Zindler

Head of Americas at BloombergNEF
speaker-image Suzanne Lindsay-Walker

Suzanne Lindsay-Walker

Chief Sustainability Officer at UPS
speaker-image Rob Threlkeld

Rob Threlkeld

Global Manager, Sustainable Energy/Supply Reliability at General Motors
speaker-image Elizabeth Bradford

Elizabeth Bradford

Global Technology Leader: Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Planning & Envision Rating System at Jacobs
speaker-image Hank Cauley

Hank Cauley

Senior Vice President at Conservation International’s Center for Environmental Leadership in Business
speaker-image Sara Law

Sara Law

Head of Global Initiatives, CDP North America
speaker-image Jon Coleman

Jon Coleman

Director of City Solutions at Ford Smart Mobility
speaker-image Mardi McBrien

Mardi McBrien

Managing Director at Climate Disclosure Standards Board
speaker-image Damon Burns

Damon Burns

President & CEO at Finance Authority of New Orleans
speaker-image Eva Gladek

Eva Gladek

Founder & CEO of Metabolic
speaker-image Tanya Peacock

Tanya Peacock

Manager, Public Policy and Planning at SoCalGas
speaker-image Rosina Bierbaum

Rosina Bierbaum

Dean Emerita of the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment
speaker-image Julien Gervreau

Julien Gervreau

Vice President of Sustainability at Jackson Family Wines
speaker-image Ashley Allen

Ashley Allen

Climate and Land Senior Manager at Mars, Incorporated
speaker-image Mark Mondik

Mark Mondik

Vice President, Carbon Markets at 3Degrees
speaker-image Cynthia Cummis

Cynthia Cummis

Director of Private Sector Climate Mitigation at World Resources Institute
speaker-image Mark LaCroix

Mark LaCroix

Executive Vice President, Client Solutions at Natural Capital Partners
speaker-image Victoria Sullivan

Victoria Sullivan

Director, Climate Policy at Duke Energy
speaker-image Stephen Harper

Stephen Harper

Global Director, Environment, Energy and Sustainability Policy at Intel
speaker-image Edward J. Stones

Edward J. Stones

Senior Business Director of Energy & Climate Change at Dow, Inc.
speaker-image Beth Wytiaz

Beth Wytiaz

Global Environmental Operations Manager at Bank of America
speaker-image James Bradbury

James Bradbury

Mitigation Program Director at Georgetown Climate Center
speaker-image Margaret O'Gorman

Margaret O'Gorman

President of the Wildlife Habitat Council
speaker-image Zach Freeze

Zach Freeze

Senior Director for Sustainability at Walmart
speaker-image Scott Hassell

Scott Hassell

Director of Environmental Sustainability at Fifth Third Bank
speaker-image Kate Swayne Wilson

Kate Swayne Wilson

Senior Director of Sustainability at Vail Resorts
speaker-image Jeremy Pathmanabhan

Jeremy Pathmanabhan

Program Manager, Climate Action for the City of Los Angeles
speaker-image Connie Lilley

Connie Lilley

Director at Detroit 2030 District
speaker-image Tim Slusser

Tim Slusser

Director, Smart Mobility Initiatives at NextEnergy
speaker-image Sarah Young

Sarah Young

Director of Public Affairs and Communications for the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority
speaker-image Andria McClellan

Andria McClellan

Norfolk City Councilwoman
speaker-image Andres Rodriguez

Andres Rodriguez

Program Manager, Energy and Climate at IBM
speaker-image Dr. Shay Bahramirad

Dr. Shay Bahramirad

Vice President of Engineering and Smart Grid at ComEd
speaker-image Tim Coffin

Tim Coffin

Senior Vice President & Director of Sustainability at Breckinridge Capital Advisors
speaker-image Emily O’Connell

Emily O’Connell

Director of Energy Markets Policy at the American Gas Association
speaker-image Alex Kragie

Alex Kragie

Director of the American Green Bank Consortium
speaker-image Melanie C. Dickersbach

Melanie C. Dickersbach

Climate and Environment Strategy Manager for Exelon
speaker-image Fernando Reyes-Gonzalez

Fernando Reyes-Gonzalez

Environmental Monitoring & Reporting Program Manager at Microsoft
speaker-image David Gardiner

David Gardiner

President of David Gardiner and Associates
speaker-image Ivan Frishberg

Ivan Frishberg

Director of Impact Policy at Amalgamated Bank
speaker-image Janet Peace

Janet Peace

Senior Vice President, Policy and Business Strategy at Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
speaker-image Athanasia Xeros

Athanasia Xeros

Environmental Sustainability Lead at Mastercard
speaker-image Ryan Lamberg

Ryan Lamberg

Sustainability Consultant at the National Biodiesel Board
speaker-image Skiles Boyd

Skiles Boyd

Vice President, Environmental Management & Resources at DTE Energy
speaker-image Seth Levey

Seth Levey

Director of Political and Public Affairs at Equinor US
speaker-image Sue Gander

Sue Gander

Managing Director of Electric Vehicle Policy for the Electrification Coalition
speaker-image Diane Leopold

Diane Leopold

Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of Dominion Energy
speaker-image Jim Saber

Jim Saber

President & CEO at NextEnergy
speaker-image Ben R. Jordan

Ben R. Jordan

Senior Director, Environmental Policy at The Coca-Cola Company
speaker-image Leah Lawrence

Leah Lawrence

President and CEO, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC)
speaker-image Joe Fargione

Joe Fargione

Science Director for The Nature Conservancy’s North America Region
speaker-image Joel May

Joel May

Creator & Director of Resilience, Disaster Durable Solutions® at BASF Corporation
speaker-image Hans Royal

Hans Royal

Director, Renewables & Cleantech at Schneider Electric
speaker-image Alex Carr

Alex Carr

Director of Special Projects at The Climate Registry
speaker-image Samantha Harris

Samantha Harris

Global Lead, Climate + People at BSR
speaker-image Amy Holm

Amy Holm

Executive Director at The Climate Registry
speaker-image Bob Perciasepe

Bob Perciasepe

President of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
speaker-image Jeremy Faust

Jeremy Faust

Environmental Sustainability Leader at Fifth Third Bank
speaker-image Tom Erb

Tom Erb

Policy Fellow at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
speaker-image Mary Templeton

Mary Templeton

President & CEO at Michigan Saves
speaker-image Missy Stults

Missy Stults

Sustainability and Innovations Manager for the City of Ann Arbor
speaker-image Ariel Wiegard

Ariel Wiegard

Federal Government Relations Syngenta Business Sustainability, North America
speaker-image Josh Nothwang

Josh Nothwang

AVP, Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change at WSP
speaker-image Kealy Herman

Kealy Herman

Project Director, Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change at WSP
speaker-image Rick Johnson

Rick Johnson

Director, Sustainability at Entergy Corporation
speaker-image Michael Reading

Michael Reading

Lead Risk Consultant, Enterprise Risk Management at Target Corporation
speaker-image Michael LeMonds

Michael LeMonds

Vice President, Environment, Land and Government Affairs at LafargeHolcim
speaker-image Victoria Mills

Victoria Mills

Managing Director at Environmental Defense Fund
speaker-image Amy Bailey

Amy Bailey

Director of Sustainability Engagement at Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
speaker-image Tim Juliani

Tim Juliani

Director of Corporate Climate Engagement at WWF
speaker-image Chris Benjamin

Chris Benjamin

Director, Corporate Sustainability at Pacific Gas and Electric Company
speaker-image Teresa Hill

Teresa Hill

Partner at K&L Gates LLP
speaker-image Jennifer Kaminski

Jennifer Kaminski

Director of Outreach and Communications at The Climate Registry
speaker-image Steven Lanou

Steven Lanou

Sustainability Project Manager at MIT Office of Sustainability
speaker-image Emily Wasley

Emily Wasley

Senior Project Director for Sustainability, Energy, and Climate Change at WSP
speaker-image Tom Van Heeke

Tom Van Heeke

Policy Lead, New Mobility Systems at General Motors
speaker-image Trey Menville

Trey Menville

Environmental Sustainability Supply Chain Specialist at Mastercard
speaker-image Erin Walsh

Erin Walsh

Sustainability Lead at MetLife

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