Meet the People Who Make Calico Possible

The Calico Team brings together energy and utility experts, strategic investors and technical thinkers to deliver exceptional products and solutions.

Henry Lin

Chief Executive Officer

What environmental issue are you most passionate about?
I look for companies and businesses that do things differently, that leave the world better than they found it. It all starts with environmental education and young people. I support orgs that do more than just talk about doing good, but actually do it.

Henry’s personal motto:
“First you have to row a little boat”

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Kelly Suter

Kelly Suter

Chief Operating Officer

What environmental issue are you most passionate about?
I am a super fan of clean air…we all need air to breathe! I have had multiple low or zero emissions cars – hybrid, electric and even one that ran on waste vegetable oil!

A fun fact about Kelly:
I have been playing in a poker group for almost ten years – good friends, food, drinks and lots of high-stakes drama.

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Colleen Morris

Colleen Morris

Director of Product Management

What environmental issue are you most passionate about?
Climate change is real, and carbon matters.

The most daring thing Colleen has ever done:
I went skydiving over the mountains in New Zealand.

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Dave Weinerth

Director of Business Development

What environmental issue are you most passionate about?
Addressing energy ‘waste,’ step 1 in tackling our role in climate change. I’m interested in technology that enables responsible choices across the energy services ecosystem.

Dave’s favorite quotation:
“The reward of a thing well done is having done it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Matthew Haak

Client Engagement Manager

What environmental issue are you most passionate about?
I am most concerned with the big stuff. Pursuing the highest consumers for the most significant and meaningful reductions.

Matthew’s favorite quotation:
“I am always doing things I cannot do. That is how I get to do them.” – Pablo Picasso

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Corby Burkmier

Senior Consultant

What environmental issue are you most passionate about?
Protecting the coastal areas of Florida, including mangroves and habitats for birds and fish, from multi-million dollar developments and construction projects.

A fun fact about Corby:
Member of the zero club at Bell Labs – a prestigious group. If your employee number started with zero. Mine was 080940. Now it means you are old!

Marcus Ferron

Senior Engineer

What environmental issue are you most passionate about?
The realities of global warming.

Marcus’s favorite pastime:
I love running, from staying active to competing in marathons.

Tica Gordon

Human Resources Manager

What environmental issue are you most passionate about?
My two biggies are climate change and environmental impacts to our food supply that impact our overall health (pesticides on crops, GMOs, and harmful chemical additives).

A fun fact about Tica:
I am really into costuming for Halloween. I love theater and was a theater major initially when I went to university. I probably need to explore Cosplay!

Andrea Klem

Andrea Klem

Staff Accountant

What environmental issue are you most passionate about?
Solar power. My parents got 46 solar panels installed at their house last summer!

Andrea’s go-to karaoke song:
“Midnight Train to Georgia” by Gladys Knight & the Pips

Kimberly Maddux

Kimberly Maddux

Accounting Manager

What environmental issue are you most passionate about?
Awareness of my footprint on our world. I joined Calico Energy years ago because of the focus to provide more awareness of our impacts on energy usage.

Kimberly’s favorite hobby:
Want to bring me peace, fulfillment, exhausting relaxation, calmness and stress relief?  Point me to my garden!

Ayaz Niazi

Senior Software Engineer

What environmental issue are you most passionate about?
I love being green. No wasting food and resources

A bit about Ayaz:
I love to make new friends.  My motto is “Choose quality over quantity.”

Grace Pastore

Marketing and Communications Manager

What environmental issue are you most passionate about?
Managing resources smartly, conserving when and where we
can and protecting land.

Grace’s typical weekend:
I love to work with my hands. Any right brain activities –
painting, sewing, drawing, decorating cakes!

Inder Raul

Lead Software Engineer

Juliana Smith

Program Manager

What environmental issue are you most passionate about?
I am passionate about educating and empowering people to live more cleanly, encouraging clean tech and clean air and water.

Juliana, in three words:
Thoughtful, Driven, Majestic…nah, Thoughtful, Driven, Merciless…nah, Thoughtful, Driven, Gregarious

Board Members

David Feffer, Board Member

John Regan, Board Member

John has over 25 years of experience within the IT, energy and venture industries. He has played key roles in early and growth stage venture capital firms investing at the intersection of IT and Energy. He currently manages T2G Ventures and is a Venture Director at Energy Foundry, an early stage venture capital firm backing promising energy innovators working with the world’s leading energy companies. He is the current Chair of the Annual Global Midwest Alliance Corporate Venture Capital Event, 2015 – 2017.

Cole Younger, Board Observer

Cole is Managing Director at Arnold Venture Group, LLC where he assesses investment opportunities and works with portfolio companies. He was a Partner with Bancshares Capital and previously served as the Associate for Pacific Horizon Ventures where he participated in deal flow, valuation, portfolio management and fundraising. Cole founded Vintage Lane Venture Partners, overseeing sourcing, negotiating and monitoring of direct investments, and advising venture portfolios. He received a B.S. in Engineering and a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington.