In her role at CMU’s Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, Anna J. Siefken cultivates corporate and industrial partnerships, fostering energy-related initiatives across the Carnegie Mellon University campuses to create synergistic relationships and new opportunities including commercialization – linking together industry, faculty and staff, start-ups, other universities, regional and nonprofit organizations, corporate foundations, and government agencies. Prior to joining CMU, Anna served simultaneously as the Pittsburgh 2030 District Director and as Vice President of Strategic Engagement for the Green Building Alliance, one of the largest regional chapters of the US Green Building Council. She is a founding member of the national 2030 District Network’s Board of Governors. She previously worked as Principal consultant at ICF International in Washington, DC, managing corporate and manufacturer relationships for both the EPA and DOE on the Energy Star retail and products programs. She earned her green (and orange) stripes as a merchant and environmental program manager at The Home Depot headquarters in Atlanta, GA. Anna is a graduate of Duke University.