Project Manager, Rocky Mountain Institute
Martha leads the REALIZE initiative in RMI’s Buildings Practice. REALIZE is focused on transferring a model developed in the Netherlands, known as Energiesprong, to the U.S., to make net-zero home retrofits affordable, accessible, convenient, and attractive. Prior to joining RMI, Martha attended the University of Michigan where she earned a dual master’s degree in environmental science and business administration. Prior to graduate school, Martha worked for the Alliance for Climate Protection. Martha is originally from El Paso, Texas, with professional experiences as varied as learning green building techniques as a construction intern from renegade eco architect Mike Reynolds, to working for Rio Tinto’s Sustainable Development team, to field organizing, to program trading in the Equities division of Goldman Sachs.