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.
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.
Colleen Kutschera: Sustainability Intern
Colleen is a junior in the class of 2020 at the University of Pennsylvania. She is majoring in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Global Environmental Systems. Colleen first took an interest in the environment at a young age, and she enjoys exploring the outdoors. She is interested in communicating environmental issues and hopes to pursue a career in environmental journalism or education.
Avery Wolfe: Sustainability Intern
Avery recently moved to Boston after completing her undergraduate degree in environmental studies from Bates College. She is passionate about moving sustainability projects and initiatives forward through strategic and innovative planning. She has experience working with elementary school programs and nonprofits to increase and improve environmental education opportunities. Interested in sustainable city planning and community development, Avery’s studies and work have focused on human-environment relationships and interaction.
Luisa Lopez Gil: Sustainability Intern
Luisa earned her bachelor’s degree in International Studies from American University. During this time, she developed a passion for sustainability in the urban environment. She is in her final semester of classes for the Corporate Sustainability and Innovation Certificate from the Harvard Extension School. Luisa believes that sustainability and efficiency can and should be accessible to all. She is dedicated to empowering individuals and organizations to become stewards of the environment by helping them overcome obstacles and foster a positive individual relationship with sustainability.
Shannon Meyer: Sustainability & Health Intern
Shannon is a 2015 graduate of the College of Charleston where she majored in Public Health. During this time she developed an interest in sustainable agriculture and environmental health. She decided to pursue her Master's in Public Health graduating from Boston University School of Public Health in 2018, where she focused her research on food access and insecurity.