Dana Charron, M.B.A.
Managing Director, Cofounder
About Dana — Dana brings a passion for tackling environmental problems at home and as far away as Antarctica. She has managed projects and founded new initiatives in both the private and non-profit sectors, including the Household Energy and Health program at the Center for Entrepreneurship in International Health and Development (CEIHD) and the Woodwise Consumer Initiative at Co-op America. Through more than 15 years of experience, she has developed expertise in household energy, forest products, environmental analysis, and entrepreneurial and sustainable business practices. Dana has particular interests in 1) using scientific approaches to catalyze social change; 2) building entrepreneurial organizations; and 3) aligning sustainability with the profit motive to achieve success.
Her skills include strategic planning, market research, writing and editing, group facilitation, stakeholder engagement, budgeting, and employee and contractor management. She has cross-cultural business experience in East Africa, China, Australia/New Zealand and Europe, and is fluent in French and German. She holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley and a B.A. from Wellesley College.