Get to Know Us
Mary Ann Boyer: Co-Founder & Principal
With over 25 years in the environmental field, Mary Ann works with educational institutions and small businesses to craft sustainable solutions. Mary Ann earned her master's degree from Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. After serving as a Presidential Management Fellow and scientist with EPA, Mary Ann taught high school, middle school, and lower school science for sixteen years. She has achieved the Garden Club of America's "Elizabeth Abernathy Hull Award" for outstanding contributions to environmental education.
Anne Sudduth: Co-Founder & Principal
Anne draws on her background in the non-profit and corporate sectors to develop and implement sustainability initiatives for educational institutions, with an emphasis on waste reduction. A graduate of Brown University, Anne was previously National Director of Community Involvement at Deloitte. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia and the Sustainability Committee of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy.
Casey Maslan: Sustainability Intern
Casey has recently returned from spending her fall semester abroad in Sydney, Australia to continue her junior year of undergraduate studies at Boston College. She is majoring in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Climate Change and Social Adaptation. She has experience working to educate children on environmentalism, and is particularly interested in working with the private sector to enact mitigation efforts.
Emma Schlam: Sustainability Intern
Emma received her undergraduate degree in environmental geology from Smith College, where she also developed a love of community engagement. After graduating from Smith, she joined a National Park Service and non-profit partnership as an AmeriCorps VISTA where she coordinated public outreach and environmental education. It was during this time that she came to appreciate the challenge of collaborative approaches to environmental solutions. She is now pursuing dual degrees in Master of Business Administration and Master of Environmental Science and Policy at Clark University.
Maryana Dumalska: Sustainability Intern
Maryana is a junior at Boston College studying Environmental Geoscience and Economics. She worked as a field assistant in a forest fragments study at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies in 2018, an experience which deepened her interest in ecological processes. Maryana is also interested in human-environment relations, which she studied abroad at King’s College London. She plans to pursue a career intersecting these social and physical dimensions of the environment by working in sustainable urban development.
Becky McClements: Sustainability Intern
Becky received her undergraduate degree in Environmental Policy from Williams College, where the vibrant agricultural community cultivated her love for sustainable agriculture and local food systems. After graduating, Becky joined BrightFarms as an apprentice grower, where she developed her knowledge of plant physiology and explored the challenges of bringing a sustainable product to market. She hopes to continue her work in supporting small scale producers and developing sustainable food systems.
Mahvish Azim Ilyas: Sustainability Intern
Mahvish has recently graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Environmental Studies in Environmental Policy, Management & Business. To pursue her passion in renewable energy, she interned at the Philadelphia Energy Authority where she supported the team to manage the Solarize Philly program. Before joining Penn, Mahvish worked for World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Pakistan where she was the regional lead for an environmental education program.
Lauren Hammett: Sustainability Intern
Lauren is a senior in the Environmental Studies department at Temple University. She is passionate about healthy food systems and believes that horticulture is a powerful tool for both environmental and social education. Last fall, while studying abroad in Heredia, Costa Rica, she headed the construction of a community garden at a local elementary school. Inspired by her experience as a board member for the Rad Dish Cafe, Lauren focuses in sustainability and ethics in the food service industry and hopes to one day have a sustainable restaurant of her own.