Our Team

Operations and Development

Larry Sherwood

President & Chief Executive Officer

Scott Townley

Vice President of Finance and Administration

Leslie Graham

Vice President of Development

Mallory Stewart Robison

Director of Research & Analysis

Hannah Rome

Operations Manager

Trudi Mendez

Data Systems Manager

Jai Calloway, JD, MDR

HR/DEIA Consultant

Darnell Johnson

HR/DEIA Consultant


Gwen Brown

Vice President of Communications

Avery Palmer

Workforce Communications Director

Michelle Barrett

Senior Special Events and Projects Manager

Nicole Wilson

Communications and Digital Media Manager

Zack Loehle

Communications Manager


Mari Hernandez

Director – Regulatory Program

Brian Lydic

Chief Regulatory Engineer

Midhat Mafazy

Regulatory Program Engineer

Shay Banton

Regulatory Program Engineer and Energy Justice Policy Advocate

David Golembeski

Senior Program Manager

Sky Stanfield

Partner at Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger, LLP

Yochi Zakai

Attorney at Shute, Mihaly and Weinberger, LLP

Laura Beaton

Partner at Shute, Mihaly and Weinberger, LLP


Cynthia Finley

Vice President – Workforce Strategy and Innovation

Dr. Janell Hills-Thomas

Director, Equitable Workforce Strategies

Richard Lawrence

Sr. Director, Workforce & Industry Engagement

Pagan Poggione

Director, Strategic Workforce Engagement

Mary Lawrence

Assistant Director of Workforce Development

Matthew Harris

Assistant Director, Workforce Training & Community Engagement

Pilar Heflin

Senior Workforce Program Manager

Megan Howes

Assistant Director, Workforce Development

Claire Laurentine

Program Manager

Grace Hewitt

Workforce Outreach Manager

Local Initiatives

Toyah Callahan

Vice President – Local Initiatives

Ed Gilliland

Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives

Carlos Alberto Velázquez López

Program Director, Puerto Rico

Brandy O’Quinn

Program Director – SolSmart

Mariana García Benítez 

Program Manager – Puerto Rico Energy Resilience

Melanie Quiñones

Program Manager – Puerto Rico Energy Resilience

Scott Hancock

Senior Program Manager

Thea Yagerlener

Senior Program Manager

Tyler Greene

Program Manager