Operations

Tackling the world's toughest resource challenges is the shared purpose that connects us as an organization - and transcends the bottom-line.

  • Abi Crouch

    Director of Human Resources 

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    Abi Crouch

    Director of Human Resources 

    As the Director of Human Resources, Abi helps manage and streamline HR functions for Ecology Action, including organizational development, employee training and development, DEI initiatives, compensation and benefits and retention strategies.
  • Allison Rebbert

    Human Resources Representative

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    Allison Rebbert

    Human Resources Representative

    As HR Representative, Allison works with Ecology Action’s prospective, new, and current employees to assist in the recruitment, hiring, administration, and training processes. She supports the organization’s personnel-related goals, and provides benefits evaluation, consultation, and reporting.

  • Anthony Symkowick

    Software Developer

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    Anthony Symkowick

    Software Developer

    As a Software Developer for Ecology Action, Anthony designs and builds powerful applications to facilitate the organization’s journey to become experts in scalable carbon reduction, while leveraging systems experience to upgrade existing community outreach programs with the power of the modern web. Anthony is a graduate of Cal State Monterey Bay and holds a BS in Computer Science with a concentration on Software Engineering.

  • Courtney Faulkner

    Applications Analyst & Assoc. Developer

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    Courtney Faulkner

    Applications Analyst & Assoc. Developer

    As Applications Analyst & Assoc. Developer of Ecology Action’s Salesforce-based data management platform, Courtney Faulkner ensures that we track and report accurate, up to date information on energy program performance. Courtney draws upon exceptional skills in database management, technical reporting, and project management to support forecasting and reporting for our energy programs.

  • Erin Hoben

    Corporate Compliance Manager

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    Erin Hoben

    Corporate Compliance Manager

    As Senior Corporate Compliance Manager for Ecology Action, Erin manages EA’s contracting process, insurance policies, risk mitigation, and regulatory filings. Erin is a Kentucky native, having graduated from the University of Kentucky. Erin also has a J.D. from Cardozo School of Law in New York City.

  • Jennifer Aguilera

    Advanced Accounts Payable Coordinator

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    Jennifer Aguilera

    Advanced Accounts Payable Coordinator

    As the Advanced Accounts Payable Coordinator, Jennifer will be helping the Finance team wrangle expense reports, invoices and credit card receipts as well as getting all those payments out to vendors.

  • Julie Petrak

    Program Manager

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    Julie Petrak

    Program Manager

    As a Construction Project Manager, Julie manages a suite of projects within our Energy team. Those projects include automatic door closers, HVAC & ARC and lighting upgrades. Julie is a graduate of East Carolina University and she recently obtained her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

  • Kathleen Steffanic

    Director of Finance

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    Kathleen Steffanic

    Director of Finance

  • Linda Lloyd

    Accounting Manager

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    Linda Lloyd

    Accounting Manager

  • Liz Kirks

    Sr. Human Resources Business Partner

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    Liz Kirks

    Sr. Human Resources Business Partner

    As part of the Human Resources team, Liz supports EA in by partnering with Community Programs and Central Services to ensure efficient operations and aims to provide an amazing employee experience. This includes recruitment, onboarding, process improvement, performance management and thinking outside the box!

  • Michelle Parr

    Senior Payroll Administrator & General Accountant

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    Michelle Parr

    Senior Payroll Administrator & General Accountant

  • Nicholas Hartsog

    Senior Technical Support Specialist

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    Nicholas Hartsog

    Senior Technical Support Specialist

    As Senior Technical Support Specialist, Nicholas identifies, analyzes and develops solutions to meet information system requirements, and develops tools for support of desktop systems and users. He is our primary web developer and go-to person for anything technical. Nicholas troubleshoots and problem-solves to ensure that Ecology Actions IT infrastructure is running smoothly.

  • Patty Baker

    Human Resources

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    Patty Baker

    Human Resources

  • Tari Neill

    Grant Accountant

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    Tari Neill

    Grant Accountant