Gretchen joined Optimal in 2012. She provides research and analytical support for clients on a range of projects including advisory council technical services, potential studies, white papers and policy reports, and expert testimony. In particular, Gretchen provides on-going planning and analysis support to the Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Advisory Council. While in graduate school, she interned at Rocky Mountain Institute to help develop strategies for improving energy efficiency in the affordable housing sector.
M.P.P., Energy and Environmental Policy, Duke University
B.A., Sociology, University of Virginia