Meet the industry luminaries featured in the 2024 Forum program

2024 Getting to Zero Forum Speakers

Breakout Session Speakers and Moderators

William Abrahamson

Senior Associate | Grimm + Parker Architects
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Tricia Baker

SVP of Strategy & Impact | PACE Equity
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Salmeron Barnes

Founder & Managing Director | Aureus Erath
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Katie Bergfeld

Branch Chief, Building Performance & Enforcement | District of Columbia Department of Energy and Environment
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Jamal Russell Black

CEO, Offset LLC | Climate Economist, SDRPIC | PhD Candidate, University College London
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Rev. Dr. Hanna R. Broome

President | NC Council of Churches
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Stella Carr

Energy & Resilience Project Manager | International Code Council
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Laurel Chądzyński

Sustainable Design Leader | Dyer Brown & Associates
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Kimberly Cheslak

Senior Technical Advisor, PNNL
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Naomi Cole

Principal | Konstrukt Architects
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Ann Collier

Senior Manager, Emerging Technology | Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA)
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Sam Culpepper

Program Manager, Design Consulting | South Face
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Billierae Engelman

Operations Research Analyst | U.S. DOE
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Farhad Farahmand

Associate Director Energy Policy | TRC
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Mark Frankel

Director of Technology and Innovation | Ecotope
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Caroline Garfield

Project Architect | Multistudio
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Alea German

Senior Engineer | Davis Energy Group
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Carolyn Sarno Goldthwaite

VP, Customer Engagement | ClearlyEnergy
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Steve Gross

Principal | Interface Engineering
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Scott Hackel

Vice President of Research | Slipstream
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Greg Hale

Co-founder & Principal | Regen Associates LLC
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Geoff Hancock

Product Manager | WattTime
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Nancy Hanright

Senior Director, Real Estate and Space Planning | Boston Medical Center
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Christopher Haringa

Program Director, Electrification | Adobe Energy Management
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Sarah Hazel

Chief Sustainability & Resiliency Officer | City of Charlotte
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Clair Hessmer

VP, Carbon Engineering | CLEAResult
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David Huber

VP, Business Development | CLEAResult
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Marnese Jackson

Co-Director | Midwest Building Decarbonization Coalition
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Teresa Jan

Director of Climate Positive Design | Multistudio
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Nikita Jathan

Senior Environmental Designer | Atelier Ten
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Sharon Jaye

Building Performance Policy Manager | City & County of Denver Office of Climate Action, Sustainability & Resiliency
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David Kaneda

Principal | IDeAs Consulting
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Chelsea Kirk

Director of Policy and Advocacy | Strategic Actions for a Just Economy
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Nicole Laky

Energy & Resource Program Manager | King County Metro Transit
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Wesley Lau

Principal | Interface Engineering
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Megan Leary

Community Engagement & Policy Manager, Emerald Cities Collaborative
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Leah Louis-Prescott

Manager, Carbon-Free Buildings | RMI
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Brian Meinrath

Director, San Francisco | Atelier Ten
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Remy Moorhead

Certified Passive House Designer | Buck Moorhead Architect
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Neil Muir

Senior Mechanical Engineer | Arup
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Josh Mullen

Product Manager | BrainBox AI
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Steven Nadel

Executive Director | ACEEE
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Nambiar

Building Research Engineer | PNNL
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Michael Orbank

Sustainability Manager | STO Building Group
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Geffen Oren

Senior Sustainability Consultant | Arup
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Ryan Ornberg, AIA

Associate Principal | Krueck Sexton Partners
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Angie Ostaszewskil

Associate Director of Client of Client Marketing And Communications
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Rajiv Ravulapati

Associate Director of Government Engagement | Institute for Market Transformation
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Sarah Yuko Schneider

Deputy Director | Cool Roof Rating Council
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Ryan Shea

Manager, Home Decarbonization | RMI
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Genevieve Sherman

Head of Sustainability and Policy | Nuveen Green Capital
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Joseph Sollod

Senior Innovation Associate | International Codes Counci
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Michael Sontag

Associate Director | Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. (E3)
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Pauline Souza

Director of Sustainability | WRNS Studio
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Craig Stevenson

President | AUROS Group
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Poppy Storm

Director of Innovation | 2050 Institute
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Paul Torcellini

Principal Engineer | NREL
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Amy Upton

Director of Environmental Design | Grimm + Parker Architects
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Bahareh van Boekhold

Senior Managing Consultant | ILLUME Advising
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ML Vidas

Senior Market Outreach Manager, New Buildings Program | Energy Trust of Oregon
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Monami Waki

Sustainability Consultant | Arup
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Breana Wheeler

U.S. Director of Operations | BREEAM/BRE Group
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Sarah Wood

Senior Sustainability Specialist | Jacobs
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