Chris joined IMT in February 2012. As IMT’s Communications Manager, he provides support for all of the organization’s core programs and leads strategic communications efforts for initiatives that unleash the full potential of more energy-efficient buildings in the private sector. These initiatives include IMT and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Green Lease Leaders program and the Small Business Energy Initiative. Chris works on a range of communications activities that include editing and producing IMT publications and online resources, managing both IMT’s blog (The Current) and monthly newsletter, TRANSFORM, and overseeing digital and social media strategy for the organization.
Chris came to IMT from Fenton, a social change communications agency, where he worked with clients such as the Electric Drive Transporation Association and MoveOn.org. Prior to Fenton, Chris worked as a freelance editorial assistant, writer, and videographer. His work has appeared in the New York Times, on National Public Radio, and on the websites Climate Progress, GreenBiz.com, and RenewableEnergyWorld.com. Chris is a graduate of Franklin Pierce University where he was managing editor of the university’s online newspaper, The Exchange. He is currently based in Albany, New York.