Founder and President
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Ravi is an experienced engineer and social entrepreneur who has established a variety of enterprises in India, Africa and the US with an emphasis on sustainable technologies. He is currently focused on finding financially sustainable models to solve the U.S. affordable housing crisis while tackling climate change through the efforts of ICAST and TBL Fund. Ravi holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and master’s degrees in both engineering and business administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
Director of Finance & Administration
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Marcia leads ICAST’s financial, accounting, and administrative functions. She is a former CPA and has experience as a commercial banker. Marcia holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental science and a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Denver.
Director of Operations
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John manages the operations of ICAST’s Multifamily Building Retrofit program. He has extensive experience in green construction, project scope development, subcontractor relations, process mapping and systems development and has been a member of the committee for the Dept. of Energy to develop energy efficiency training for managers of multifamily properties. John received his B.S. in computer science and business management from Metro State University, and his B.S. in natural resource management from Colorado State University.
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
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Linda is leading ICAST marketing, branding, and sales strategic efforts. She has won multiple awards as a marketing professional and has over 20 years’ experience in increasing revenue and brand awareness. She previously owned one of Colorado’s most successful multifamily home-building companies, Amber Homes. Linda is an accredited PR professional and holds a B.A. in journalism from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Director of Programs
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Ed manages ICAST’s various rehab and grant programs. He was a Product Marketing Manager for Arrow Electronics before he decided he wanted shift gears to work in a career focused on sustainability. Ed completed a Master’s Degree in Environmental Policy and Management at the University of Denver. He enjoys volunteering at Swallow Hill Music Association, Colorado Mountain Biking Association, and Rocky Mountain Wild.
Business Development Executive
Matt Naughton, ICAST’s Business Development Executive in New Mexico, brings very unique experience to our team: a background that ranges from banker to cowboy along with expertise in technology, investment banking, agriculture and construction. More recently, Matt was general manager for a GB-98 contracting company in Albuquerque that specializes in servicing multifamily housing. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hiking, fishing, hunting, golf and traveling.
Scott Hays, P.E.
Director of Client Solutions
Scott leads ICAST’s green consulting services, managing client projects from green rehabilitation baseline modeling to predictive analysis and energy certification ratings for new construction. He has a diverse 14 years of industry experience varying from project based electrical design to manufacturer based account management. Scott is a licensed Professional Engineer with a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota.
Business Development Executive
Drew brings in new business for our multifamily retrofit and green consulting services. He previously worked in international development, founding and managing a nonprofit empowering youth in Cambodia. Prior to that, he worked in sales of HVAC and electrical training seminars. Drew holds a B.S. in business finance and an MBA from Colorado State University. He is passionate about energy efficiency, and loves to spend time outdoors with his family.
Rachel develops ICAST’s program and project capacity by raising impact investments, establishing new programs, and ensuring programmatic regulatory compliance. Rachel is passionate about making housing greener and more affordable, and has experience as a Policy Coordinator for the South Central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource and as an Attorney Advisor for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. She has a B.A. from Brown University and a J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.
Business Development Manager
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Ryan works in several capacities for ICAST including writing proposals for grants, creating business development opportunities, and assisting with various marketing functions. Ryan has several years of non-profit development experience and graduated with a B.A. in history and philosophy from the University of Connecticut. He is an AmeriCorps VISTA alumni and is passionate about making a positive impact in the world.
D. Victor Bush
Energy Engineering Manager
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Victor is an experienced and tactical energy planner for ICAST with experience in all aspects of supply-side management including energy contract negotiations, utility rate structure analysis, risk management, and overall management of energy supply portfolios. Victor has managed the implementation of demand-side management and energy conservation programs, as well as new construction projects. He also has experience with alternate forms of financing including energy performance contracting and utility incentive programs. Victor can also be credited with advancing the benefits of integrated resource planning, which integrates the synergies of demand-side management, supply-side management, and greenhouse gas quantification and documentation.
Site Project Manager
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Nick identifies and implements energy efficient residential building systems for ICAST’s Operations Team. He brings a broad background in design, manufacturing, and industrial and residential construction project management. Nick is a certified BPI Building Energy Analyst and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Bucknell University.
Brett Jackson, P.E.
Client Solutions Fellow
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Brett is collaborating with the Sorenson Impact Center to study the feasibility of applying a social enterprise pay-for-success model to effectively carry out green renovations and interventions for multifamily housing. He has experience developing and executing energy and water efficiency projects in commercial facilities within the government sector. Brett is a Professional Engineer and a Certified Energy Manager and enjoys volunteering as the Secretary of the Society of American Military Engineers Denver Metro Post, as well as spending time with his family.
Rob conducts energy audits, capital need assessments, and energy modeling for ICAST projects. He has worked in construction for more than 25 years. Rob holds a general contractor’s license, a BPI building analyst certification, NATE certification for HVAC, and is an EPA certified renovator.
Dr. JP McDaniels
JP manages ICAST’s resident engagement program. She is responsible for creating the educational materials and training programs and delivering the behavior change outreach. JP has taught at Naropa University, DeVry University, Red Rocks Community College, Colorado School of Mines, Westwood College and ITT Technical College, and worked as an editor, reporter, and technical writer. JP has a Masters level teaching certificate from Regis University, a Ph.D from Union Institute & University, as well as certifications in mediation, collaborative communications and engaged service learning.
Marketing & Business Development Fellow
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Robin conducts business development research for ICAST, and helps with various marketing initiatives. She holds a B.A. in sociology from Colorado College and is a participant in the Public Interest Fellowship Program. Robin brings a wide variety of experience to her fellowship, including past work at HUD in the Office of Public Housing and positions with several environmental education organizations.
Energy Efficiency Data Analyst Intern
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Arvind helps ICAST manage energy and water data for various projects. He is currently pursuing his masters in information systems from University of Colorado Denver, where he is building skills interpreting, recording, and analyzing data. When not engaged in data management responsibilities, you can find Arvind playing soccer, which he has played for the past ten years.
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Suzi assists the staff in various administrative aspects at ICAST. She has a background in a variety of different fields, including administrative, criminal justice, customer service, retail, and music. She is a recent graduate from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a B.A. in music and a women’s studies minor. Suzi is happy to contribute and grow in an administrative capacity at ICAST to further its mission.
Senior Project Manager
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Cindy manages all administrative aspects of ICAST’s green rehab projects. She has over 24 years of experience in management, administration, finance, information technology, training, end-to-end business processes, and business development. Cindy has a degree in accounting from Denver Metro State College.
Accounting & Administrative Assistant
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Barb supports all facets of accounting and administration at ICAST, helping with day-to-day requirements and special projects. She has a variety of experience in business and office administration, accounting, computer programming, and education. Barb has a B.A. in economics from Skidmore College and an M.S. in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She has lived in Colorado for 30 years and is happy to be working on projects that help improve the state she loves.
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Sue has many years of experience working in community relations with a global financial services corporation, including work in their Foundation and its Environmental Affairs unit. This experience gave her the opportunity to learn about the importance of sustainability. In that vein, Sue is pleased to work at ICAST in helping to further its goals.