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Don Stewart

August 4, 2023

As vice president of manufacturing at Toyota Battery Manufacturing North Carolina (TBMNC), Stewart will provide oversight for all areas of battery manufacturing including engineering, maintenance and production. In addition to his role as vice president, Stewart will serve as the … Read more

Arlie Sterling

August 4, 2023

Arlie Sterling is President and co-founder of Marsoft Incorporated and serves on the board of the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition. The Blue Sky Maritime Coalition is dedicated to accelerating the pace of decarbonization of the North American maritime industry. Arlie … Read more

Julia Souder

August 4, 2023

Julia is a strategic executive with over 22 years of expertise in the energy and environmental sectors as a coalition builder and advocate. She has been a longtime champion of clean energy technology, working extensively to support environmentally friendly technologies … Read more

Yan Song

August 4, 2023

Dr. Yan Song’s research interests include low carbon and green cities, plan evaluation, land use development and regulations, spatial analysis of urban spatial structure and urban form, land use and transportation integration, and how to accommodate research in the above … Read more

Emily Solomonson

August 4, 2023

Emily Solomonson graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2019 with a BA in environmental studies. Currently, she serves as a Field Marketing Specialist for Guayaki Yerba Mate, where she is responsible for implementing marketing strategies … Read more

Daniel J. Soeder

August 4, 2023

Daniel J. Soeder is the principal energy and environmental consultant at Soeder Geoscience LLC, where his interests focus on climate change and greenhouse gas sequestration.  He is a co-founder of Carbon Blade Corporation, a company developing a distributed solution for … Read more

Benjamin Smith

August 4, 2023

Benjamin Smith concentrates his practice in the area of energy regulation and related energy policy and regulatory work. Ben’s work at Kilpatrick Townsend overlaps litigation, transactional, and regulatory aspects of the energy transition in North Carolina and beyond. Prior to … Read more

Michael Smith

August 4, 2023

Michael Smith is an experienced economic development professional with more than 20 years serving in local organizations and with the NC Department of Commerce. At his most recent position in Lee County, he had significant success in business recruitment and … Read more