Our team

Meet the people and partners behind Climate Neutral.

Our Team

Greg Andeck

Partnerships

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Our partnerships leader, Greg brings nearly two decades of nonprofit experience working on corporate, consumer and policy solutions to the climate crisis. He loves to find opportunities for uncommon bedfellows to work together to protect the environment. Greg and his family can be found exploring the mountains and coast in North Carolina and searching out epic wilderness areas in Argentina.

Lauren Frisch

Program Impact

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As Climate Neutral's resident scientist, Lauren likes to apply a researcher’s eye to all aspects of her life. These days that means helping brands set long-term climate targets, training for endurance races, and optimizing her Zoom setup specifically to appease the vanity of her dog, Daisy.

Graham Gephart

Marketing

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A marketing leader and content strategist, Graham brings nearly two decades of media, brand, and nonprofit experience to Climate Neutral’s business and consumer storytelling. A Vermonter transplanted to Seattle, Graham is often found (and only occasionally lost) in the Cascades, working hard to pass his love for the mountains to his young kids.

Patrick Gold

Engineering

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After many years working for big-name software development firms, Patrick made the brave but questionable leap into nonprofit climate work as Climate Neutral’s first in-house engineer. He balances the demands of full-stack responsibility with his penchant for board games, sci-fi literature, and his endearing dog.

Ellie Read

Certification

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Ellie is an accomplished product manager with experience scaling tech solutions for impact. Ski fanatic, ocean lover, and passionate believer in the potential for corporate action against the climate crisis, Ellie has an MBA in Sustainable Solutions. She is always seeking ways to improve her impact, her team, and her dog’s falsetto, and loves a good high five.

Alicia Rodriguez

Brand Community

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Craft beer aficionado with a strong passion for her Puerto Rican culture, Alicia brings experience in project management and customer service and holds an MBA in Sustainable Innovation. She looks to create impact and apply intersectionality to everything she does, and believes that everyone can - and should - find a role in addressing the climate crisis.

Sarah Shoemaker

Carbon Measurement

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Sarah brings a consumer brand perspective to the Climate Neutral team, with a background in e-commerce customer support and sustainability. She holds a degree in Environmental Studies from UC Santa Barbara. A California native, you won’t find Sarah far from the Pacific Ocean adventuring in and out of the water.

Bridget Thorpe

Marketing

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Bridget brings experience directing climate communications for entrepreneurial and global Fortune 500 brands. She holds an MBA in Marketing and Governance and is passionate about bringing sustainability narratives to life. Bridget lives in her Hawaii hometown. You’ll likely find her at the local bakery or frolicking outdoors with family and her dog Panda.

Isabella Todaro

Carbon Measurement

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Bella joined the Climate Neutral team with experience in nonprofit and social enterprise work, focusing on sustainable development and off-grid energy in East Africa. She earned a degree in environmental policy from Georgetown University. Bella is an outspoken advocate for her native Cleveland, but is giving Brooklyn a try for a while. Look for her there walking back and forth to the public library.

Austin Whitman

CEO

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Team facilitator, impact zealot, and below-average zoom DJ, Austin has worked in climate & energy for 17 years as both a leader and subject matter expert. He loves the challenges and problem-solving of a startup nonprofit, seeks outside adventures, and is often too quick to crack a dad joke.

A word about team work.

As a mission-driven nonprofit, we're motivated by impact. For our team, climate change is a crisis and an opportunity. We are motivated each day by the mission to cause carbon reductions at a large scale.

Explore the values we hold close as a team

See our values

Want to join our team?

Use your skills to get consumers and companies to lead on climate. Find open roles, and become part of our mission.

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Volunteers

As a mission-driven nonprofit, our work and tools wouldn't be possible or remain accessible without the tireless efforts of our volunteers. Volunteers bring valuable experience and build familiarity with tools and frameworks in carbon management, while super-powering the Climate Neutral team.

Featured Volunteers

Chelsea Pinedo

Measurement

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Chelsea is a design and sustainability professional committed to helping organizations implement circular business practices and reduce their environmental footprint. Her career in product design and development has allowed her to work with every aspect of the supply chain - from materials research, responsible sourcing, designing for circularity, and manufacturing and logistics - all with a sustainable lens.

Kirby Smith

Measurement

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Kirby is a design and sustainability professional with over 10 years of product design experience in the fashion and home textile industries. She has a BFA in Fiber arts from the Savannah College of Art and Design and is currently pursuing an MBA in Sustainability at Bard College.

Kat Malek-Hood

Measurement

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Kat is passionate about creating regenerative systems that heal people and the planet. Kat's mission is to support organizations with developing and implementing sustainable programs, specifically focused on circular business models for companies to reduce waste and the negative impact on the environment, while implementing regenerative practices into operations.

Arelle Oberlander

Measurement

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Arelle brings her extensive experience as an artist and musician to a career in sustainability. She applies the same rigor, passion and discipline required to train as an operatic soprano to her work to advocate for climate justice. A graduate of the Sustainable Innovation MBA program at the University of Vermont, she has recently added GHG accounting to her skillset.

All Current Volunteers

Aastik Chawla

Measurement

Allie Quintal

Measurement

Anna Ymbern

Carbon Management Team

Ashwin Apte

Carbon Management Team

Brenda Medina-Maldonado

Measurement

Caitlin Rostampour

Carbon Management Team

Chelsea Su

Carbon Management Team

Christina Tai

Measurement

Claire Nevels

Carbon Management Team

Claire Reining

Carbon Management Team

Claudia Heath

Measurement

Clementine Dulieu

Carbon Management Team

Danette Kinaszczuk

Carbon Management Team

Emily Nishikawa

Measurement

Erica Donbro

Measurement

Faith Vasko

Design

Francois Burra

Product Management

Genna Byrd

Carbon Management Team

George Boyd

Measurement

Ginny Zhao

Product Design

Gretchen Day

Measurement

Hans Alarcon

Carbon Management Team

Harris Cohn

Measurement

Irina Spector

Measurement

Isadora Bragantini

Measurement

Jackie Beebe

Measurement

Jake Nash

Carbon Management Team

James Ross

Product Development

Jane Yang

Front End Engineering

Jennifer Choi

Carbon Management Team

Jody Williams Garcia

Measurement

Joey Burke

Front End Engineering

John Roof

Development

Karen Kimble

Accounting

Kartoa Chow

Carbon Management Team

Katrina Kalashnikova

Measurement

Kelly Slutz

Carbon Management Team

Khaled Ibrahim

Carbon Management Team

Kivia Sugiarto

Carbon Management Team

Laura Lawyer

Measurement

Laura Monselice

Carbon Management Team

Lauren McLean

Carbon Management Team

Liz Juvera

Measurement

Luke Fernandez

Development

Maya Lefelman

Carbon Management Team

Melinda Thuy Phan

Measurement

Michelle Frost

Carbon Management Team

Monika Mann

Measurement

Morrison Foerster

Legal

Natalie Chen

Carbon Management Team

Nicole d'Entremont

Carbon Management Team

Oghenechovwe Israel Okolosi

Recruitment

Parul Gupta

Reduction Data

Rahul Nanavati

Measurement

Rebecca Schwartz Altholz

Carbon Management Team

Ross Flavell

Measurement

Sanya Sharma

Carbon Management Team

Sarah Lyons

Carbon Management Team

Sarang Pujari

Front End Engineering

Siddharth Dhanuka

Carbon Management Team

Sonia Anand

Carbon Management Team

Tara Denner

Carbon Management Team

Tessa Johnson-Verburg

Measurement

Thao Le

Carbon Management Team

Wesley Lau

Carbon Management Team

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Governance

The Directors, Advisors, and Advisory Committees that oversee, advise, and guide our work.

Board of Directors

Annie Agle

Annie Agle

Sustainability & Impact, Cotopaxi

Jonathan Cedar

Jonathan Cedar

CEO, BioLite

Peter Dering

Peter Dering

CEO, Peak Design

Shomik Dutta

Shomik Dutta

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Overture

Austin Whitman

Austin Whitman

CEO, Climate Neutral

Advisors

Greg Norris

Advisor on Methodology Development for GHG Measurement

Ian Monroe

President & CIO, Etho Capital

Maxime Agez

Life Cycle Assessment Advisor

Stephanie Sharron

Legal Advisor/Partner, Morrison Foerster

Advisory Committee

on Eligible Carbon Credits

Reviews and advises on Climate Neutral's standards for eligible verified carbon credits.
This helps ensure the highest impact from certified brands' carbon offsetting investments.

Brian Jones

ERM

Casey Pickett

Yale University Carbon Charge

Charlotte Streck

Climate Focus

Derik Broekhoff

Stockholm Environment Institute

Matt Evans

Environmental Commodities Partners

Nancy Bsales

4AIR

Stephen Donofrio

Forest Trends

Advisory Committee

for the Climate Neutral Standards

Reviews and advises on the "Measure" and "Reduce" requirements of our Climate Neutral Certified Standards.

Adam Brundage

Independent Consultant

Eric Brody

Shift Advantage

Evan Scandling

REI

Georgia Basso

Independent Consultant

Hamish van der Ven

University of British Columbia

Jake Shirmer

Blackstone

Michael Sadowski

The Circulate Initiative

Sarah Leugers

Gold Standard