Our People - The CFN Team

Project Leadership Team

  • Heather Fitzgerald, Associate Director, Yale Center for Business and the Environment
  • Brad Gentry, Associate Dean for Professional Practice; Professor in the Practice; Co-Director of the Yale Center for Business and the Environment; Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
  • Chris Lewis, News Editor, Yale Center for Business and the Environment
  • Emma McDonald, Digital Marketing Manager, Yale Center for Business and the Environment
  • Spencer Meyer, Senior Conservationist, Highstead Foundation; Associate, Harvard Forest, Harvard University
  • Robin Murphy, Senior Vice President for Marketing and Communications, The Conservation Fund
  • Katie Pofahl, Student Webinar Series Manager, Yale Center for Business and the Environment
  • Marisa Repka, Student Program Manager, Yale Center for Business and the Environment
  • Leigh Whelpton, Program Director, The Conservation Finance Network
  • Allegra Wrocklage, Program Manager, The Conservation Finance Network

Graduate Student Writers

The Conservation Fund Team

  • Reggie Hall, Director, Land Conservation Loans, Conservation Acquisition Representative for Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, The Conservation Fund
  • Evan Smith, Senior Vice President, Conservation Ventures, The Conservation Fund

Island Press Team

  • Pamela Murphy, Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Island Press

Conservation Finance Network Advisory Committee

  • Will Abberger, Conservation Finance Director, The Trust for Public Land
  • Story Clark, Founder & CEO, TravelStorysGPS, LLC; Principal Consultant, Conservation Consulting
  • Tom Daniels, Professor of City and Regional Planning; UPENN
  • Brad Gentry, Associate Dean for Professional Practice; Professor in the Practice; Co-Director of the Center for Business & the Environment at Yale; Director of the Research Program on Private Investment and the Environment; Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
  • Catherine Godschalk, Vice President, Investments, Calvert Impact Capital
  • Eric Hallstein, Director of Conservation Investments, The Nature Conservancy
  • Erin Heskett, National Services Director, The Land Trust Alliance
  • Patrick Holmes, Natural Resource Policy Advisor, Montana Governor Steve Bullock
  • Renee Kivikko, Director of Education, The Land Trust Alliance
  • Jim Levitt, Director of the Program on Conservation Innovation, The Harvard Forest
  • Pamela Murphy, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, Island Press
  • Carl Palmer, Founder, LegacyWorks Group; President of the Board of Directors, Legacy Philanthropy Works
  • Evan Smith, Senior Vice President, Conservation Ventures, The Conservation Fund
  • Peter Stein, Managing Director, The Lyme Timber Company
  • Tom Trinley, Director, Finance & Administration, Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelly Foundation
  • Julie Turrini, Attorney, Resources Law Group, LLP