Kathleen Baireuther is a strategic planning and business development professional with 13 years combined experience in economic development, management consulting, and technology commercialization. As Executive Director, Kathleen manages the strategic vision, business development, and operations of CleanTX. In addition to her role at CleanTX, Kathleen is also the Assistant Director of the Clean Energy Incubator at the Austin Technology Incubator. Kathleen received an MPhil from the University of Cambridge and earned her BA with high distinction from the University of Virginia.
Emily is President & founder of Green Fern Events (GFE) — Texas’ leading producer of zero-waste conferences and events. She is respected as an expert in her field with a combined 15 years of experience in event management, clean energy and sustainable business. As Director of Events for CleanTX, Emily ensures that all Signature Events are fun, engaging, and zero-waste. Emily earned her MA from George Washington University and graduated with her BA from Lynchburg College.
Jennifer Goode is a native of Central Texas with a passion for community empowerment and sustainable development. As the Director of Strategic Partnerships at CleanTX, she works to facilitate partnerships with like-minded organizations within the greater Austin area by conducting outreach and relationship development. She holds an MIA in Environmental Policy and Management from Columbia University and a BA in Global Studies from St. Edward’s University.
Brooke Holleman has a background in environmental management and brownfield redevelopment for the State of Oklahoma. As Director of Communications and Marketing, she works to highlight the success of our members through social media platforms and the CleanTX newsletter. Brooke is currently completing a dual-Masters in Public Affairs and Energy and Earth Resources at the University of Texas at Austin. She holds a BA in Environmental Sustainability from the University of Oklahoma.
Heather House has experience in international sustainable development. As Business Development Associate, she works on prospective member outreach and highlights current members on the blog. She holds an M.Sci in International Cooperation Policy from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University and is completing her thesis for a M.Eng in International Material Flow Management for Trier University of Applied Sciences (Environmental Campus Birkenfeld); she also has a BA in Environmental Sustainability from the University of Oklahoma.