Board of Directors

John is President & CEO of MetroPool, a non profit organization and provider of sustainable mobility solutions.  MetroPool has delivered services to commuters and employers in CT and NY for 35 years and excels at collaboration on the public – private interface, working with public agencies and funding to deliver services to a network of employers and individual commuters.  MetroPool is most known for creating Car and Van pools, but also promotes all forms of public transit, telework, biking and walking – anything that reduces trips, road miles and emissions.  John has directed MetroPool since 2001, managing three of the largest Transportation Demand Management (TDM) contracts in Fairfield County, Hudson Valley and Long Island. <Read more>


Board Chair

Kevin Porter is Senior Vice President, Wealth Management at UBS Financial Services, where he has spent the last 11 years. Prior to joining UBS, Kevin held a variety of financial positions at Smith Barney and the Mobil Oil Corporation. In addition to his financial acumen, Kevin brings a personal passion for sustainability to his board position. His Connecticut home boasts a 27 PV solar array, a thermal solar water heating system, an EV charging station, and rain barrels for water collection and use in an organic garden.  Kevin is a former member and also past treasurer of the Exchange Club of Easton, CT, a civic organization whose primary mission is the prevention of child abuse and the strengthening of families in Fairfield County. Kevin received his BA in Economics from Fairfield University and his MBA in Finance at the University of Connecticut. <Read more>



Anastasia is a leading voice on sustainable purchasing and products, standards and ecolabels evaluations, and program design strategies. Dr. O’Rourke has extensive experience delivering expert sustainability and analysis services to clients including the United Nations Environmental Programme; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA); non-governmental organizations; and several companies. <Read more>



Rodrigo Castro is Managing Director at ESG COMPASS, a new software-based evaluation methodology that helps companies to anticipate risks of frauds and improve organizational performance over ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance). Before joining ESG COMPASS he worked at Nielsen and Grupo Security, where he served as HR Director overseeing the ESG Strategy for more than 7 companies. <Read more>



Donna currently serves as Deputy Director of Social Venture Network (SVN). Donna began her career as a professor of cultural anthropology and taught at Duke and Columbia. When a couple of venture capitalists came calling, she decided to put her analytical mindset and cultural observation skills to a new test and became an international business consultant, first in South Africa and later in the U.S. As Vice President and General Manager at Iconoculture, Inc., a global trend research company where Donna advised Fortune 1000 companies on marketing strategy and branding campaigns. <Read More>



Mackey Dykes is Vice President of Commercial Programs at Connecticut Green Bank. Mackey joined the Connecticut Green Bank in 2012, where he leads the Commercial and Industrial Programs. In that role, through programs such as C-PACE, he helps commercial and industrial building owners, non-profits, schools and hospitals access affordable capital for clean energy projects. <Read More>



Cary is a leading educator, author and advisor on the nexus of business, sustainable investment strategy and financial value. In this capacity, he teaches at Yale College including a College Seminar on Business & Sustainability during the fall of 2014 and 2015, and an upcoming Innovation and Sustainability seminar during fall 2016. Graduate level involvements include co-teaching on Climate and International Energy in 2015 and 2016 within the Yale Climate & Energy Institute. <Read More>



Stephen is the Jan/San Marketing Manager at EBP Supply, a fourth generation family owned Connecticut-based company and distributor of janitorial supplies & equipment, and paper products. In this role he is responsible for development of marketing programs, product training, and outreach. He also serves on the internal sustainability team where he contributes to the development and implementation of the company’s sustainability initiatives, including an extensive sustainability program offered to customers as a way for them to reduce environmental impact and realize cost savings. <Read More>



Britta is Senior Marketing Manager at Uber Technologies. A native of Darien, Connecticut, Britta has always wanted to return home and invest in the communities she grew up in. As Uber Connecticut’s Head of Marketing, she has had the chance to do just that. During her two and a half year tenure at Uber, Britta has forged relationships with community groups and spread awareness about ridesharing and its ability to reduce drunk driving, open access to transportation, allow for existing and future residents to live car-free, and provide economic opportunity to drivers. <Read More>



Aaron Smith is Founder and President of MobiuSmith Sustainability Consulting and is a recognized expert and sought after speaker on green building, sustainability, product transparency and healthy materials use and translating these issues into strategic opportunities across sales, marketing and product innovation. Having served as the Director of Sustainability for ASSA ABLOY in New Haven, CT for the past 6 years, Aaron now leads Strategy, Business Development and Sustainability for Silicon Valley start-up View Inc. <Read More>