Meet the staff and board behind the shift to clean and affordable energy for all.
President of Development
Isaac has over 5 years of experience developing clean energy projects and programs with impact investment in underserved markets. Prior to Resonant, Isaac co-founded a biogas development start-up, served as the founding Vice President of Co-op Power’s community solar division where he piloted new financial models for nonprofit and low-income solar, and authored a chapter in Energy Democracy: Advancing Equity in Clean Energy Solutions (2017). Isaac brings expertise in community organizing, project finance, and team building to the work today. As a student at Middlebury College, Isaac worked on an award winning, net-zero, solar powered home as part of the US DOE Solar Decathlon, organized around fossil fuel divestment, and earned his BA in Environmental Studies & Writing.
President of Operations
Ben's has over five years’ experience developing renewable energy projects, including five community scale anaerobic digestion (AD) projects in Kathmandu, Nepal, and a commercial scale AD project in Kunming, China. Before founding Resonant, Ben co-founded an AD development startup with Isaac Baker, and served with Baker as one of the founding VPs of Co-op Power’s community solar program. Ben has received grants for project development from Davis Projects for Peace and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, and was a Fulbright Scholar in 2014. He received his BA from Bennington College.
Community Partnerships Manager
Madeleine comes to Resonant Energy with an expertise in community-based outreach strategy and partnership development. She has managed community-wide campaigns to promote rapid adoption of energy efficiency measures and clean energy solutions including residential solar panels and electric vehicles. In addition, Madeleine has professional experience in environmental education, social media, traditional marketing, and non-profit development. She holds a BA in Environmental Studies from Brandeis University.
Senior Project Manager
Alec is a versatile project manager with a background in architecture. Alec has worked as Marketing Director and Design Staff for LTL Architects in New York City, and as a Project Coordinator for Prospect Park in Brooklyn. He graduated from Wesleyan University where he completed a thesis in Architecture and received a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Mathematics.
Rudy comes to Resonant as an energetic and dedicated renewable energy professional, who is deeply invested in providing energy efficient solutions for community based housing and local non-profits. Before joining the Resonant team Rudy worked for Harvey Building Products, providing local contractors cost effective options for completing residential and commercial remodels. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Building Construction Technology from University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he completed his thesis on Clean Coal.
Sarah brings a diverse professional background to the Resonant team, which includes her experience working with a local non-profit; the Quincy Climate Action Network, and a previous leadership role with an industry-leading international freight-forwarder, Ally Global Logistics. Sarah has a demonstrated history of success in process refinement, data analysis, and team leadership. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from Eastern Nazarene College, where she conducted her thesis on community awareness of federal and state solar incentives that were displayed through the Solarize Massachusetts program.
Community Programs Manager
Cody comes to Resonant with a background in community organizing and human rights work along with a passion for communicating difficult subjects across difference. As the director of the Good Neighbors Project, he oversaw community campaigns that mobilized support for immigrant rights across Western Massachusetts. As a reporter and international observer in Colombia and Mexico, he worked to uncover human rights abuses in prisons and transitional zones. At Resonant, Cody seeks to build broad and diverse climate coalitions that place the needs of low-income communities at the center of solutions to climate change. Cody received his BA in Politics from Oberlin College.
Chris is thrilled to bring his experience to the Resonant team. Chris has previously worked as an environmental educator with the Amir Project running their community garden and teaching lessons to kids age 5-17, and he has spent years working in radio broadcasting. He has formerly worked with the Spanish-language Radio Program La Matríz Radio, and he has spent four years on the executive board of 91.5 WMFO in Medford as their volunteer coordinator, digital archivist, and vice president. As such, Chris is eager to bring his experience as both a communicator and educator to the position. Chris studied International Relations and Environmental Studies at Tufts University, focusing on global health, climate change, and environmental science and policy. His senior research project was a podcast on Haitian migration policy in Chile and the Western World.
Program Management Fellow
Kasrah is a recent Cum Laude graduate of Boston University with a degree in Political science, and minors in Environmental Science and Persian Cultural Studies. He hopes to use his experience in the clean tech ecosystem to help Resonant bring solar to the lower-income and environmentally-vulnerable communities that need it most.