Colorado Staff

Adrienne has over a decade of combined experience working in the fields of energy efficiency, solar energy, sustainability, and land conservation. Prior to joining GRID Alternatives, she worked in the governmental sector leading innovative programs and projects at both the state and local level. Her experience includes leading a statewide initiative designed to expand access to community solar for low-income households in Colorado and building and leading the first Sustainability Office for Adams County, Colorado. She holds a master’s degree in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Denver and a bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources Management from Colorado State University. When not in the office, you can find her enjoying the outdoors with her husband, son, and three dogs.
Chuck has a professional background in residential green building, energy efficiency, workforce development, and disaster response. He has over ten years’ experience managing affordable housing projects throughout the U.S. and overseas in Mexico, India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. He is a passionate renewable energy enthusiast having personally installed the system on his home in Metro Denver and having led dozens of solar installations on low-income projects. Chuck holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration from Auburn University.
Executive Assistant

Construction


Beth began her career in the solar industry in 2006 as a residential Photovoltaics (PV) installer and Solar Operations Assistant in California for Berkeley Sun Light and Power and SolarCity. After attending Stanford University’s Atmosphere and Energy graduate engineering program, Beth worked as a Systems Engineer for juwi solar Inc., in Boulder, CO. While at juwi, she worked on the design, commissioning and maintenance of utility scale PV projects totaling 60MWp. She is a North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) certified PV Installation Professional and has taught Photovoltaic installation and design courses and NABCEP exam preparation courses at Ecotech Institute and Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM) in Colorado.
SolarCorps Construction Fellow
SolarCorps Construction Fellow
SolarCorps Construction Fellow
Land and Project Development Manager
Design Engineer
Construction Assistant
Solar Installation Supervisor
Solar Installation Supervisor

Development


Jake, a New York State native, joined GRID Colorado in the fall of 2014. His professional background is in program management, marketing and development for social businesses and non-profits. Jake is an AmeriCorps VISTA alumni and holds a bachelor's degree in Community Development and Applied Economics from the University of Vermont. Outside of work Jake loves to travel, ski, bike and enjoy the great outdoors.

Outreach


Lauren was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN. She graduated with a degree in Environmental Studies and Spanish from the College of St. Benedict. She also studied at the IE Business School in Segovia, Spain during an international exchange program, where she became interested in the international scene of renewable energy. She has always had a passion for the outdoors, and enjoys hiking, skiing and camping during her spare time. In September 2014, Lauren completed SolarCorps Construction Fellow (AmeriCorps / PG&E Solar Fellow) with GRID's Central Coast office before moving to Colorado in October 2015 and becoming GRID Colorado's Outreach Coordinator.
Outreach Assistant

Workforce & Volunteering


Allison started with GRID Colorado in 2016 after 10 years working in affordable housing and community development, largely in Colorado. She began as an Americorps member and later a construction supervisor with Habitat for Humanity. She then moved on to housing policy and community planning with cities throughout Colorado.