All-City Summit Planning Committe

Annie Bevan, All-City Summit Chairwoman

 

Superior Essex,  Global Head of Sustainability

Sustainability collaborator, facilitator, and visionary. Annie doesn’t just want to talk about sustainable impact, she wants to facilitate action to create large scale change, using sustainability as a strategic business enabler. She enables positive change and market transformation through her company SMS Collaborative (SMSC, www.smscollaborative.com). To enable the vision of SMSC, Annie takes on roles that enable macro-level industry level change like at her role as Executive Director at mindful MATERIALS (www.mindfulmaterials.com) as well as micro-level company-wide sustainable program implementation like her role as the Global Head of Sustainability at Superior Essex (www.superioressexcommunications.com)”

Andria Smith, Team Captain SLF-Atlanta

UPS, Sustainability Program Manager

Andria Smith is the Sustainability Program Manager for UPS, a worldwide leader in supply chain and logistics solutions.  She ensures UPS accurately captures and reports on the metrics associated with UPS’s environmental responsibility initiatives.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Mercer University, Andria joined UPS’s Supply Chain Solutions division in the Buildings and Systems Engineering (BaSE) team.  She then joined UPS Mail Innovations, a work-share program with the United States Post Office, as an Industrial Engineering Project Manager for 10 years.  In 2017, she moved into the Sustainability team and now manages environmental inventories, voluntary sustainability reporting, and the development of UPS’s long-term sustainability strategy.

Both inside and outside of work, Andria is passionate about mentoring and giving back to the community.  She is a strong leader within her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and volunteers with the Greater Atlanta chapter of United Way.

Casey Troy, Team Captain – SLF- Chicago

Grainger,  Sr. Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility

Casey Troy serves as Grainger’s Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility, where she leads the company’s ESG efforts including development of the annual Corporate Responsibility Report, ESG disclosures, corporate sustainability strategy, and executive ESG leadership governance.

Prior to Grainger, Casey worked at a sustainability nonprofit in Washington, DC, as well as in global social responsibility, community development, and human rights initiatives at mining operations in Brazil, Australia, China, and Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Before moving into corporate sustainability, Casey served as an international trade and environmental management consultant for the World Bank and the U.S. Agency for International Development. A returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Casey holds a B.A. in international relations from Pomona College and an M.A. in international business and trade policy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. She speaks French, Spanish and Moroccan Berber.

Terri Scannell, Team Captain – SLF-Dallas

Vizient, Senior Director, Social Responsibility and Community Benefit

Terri Scannell is senior director,social responsibility and community benefit at Vizient. In her role at Vizient Terri leads corporate responsibility reporting as well as hospital community benefit and sustainability practices.

Terri has 25 years of experience leading corporate social responsibility, organizational sustainability, non-financial impact reporting, tax exempt status and financial management efforts. She serves on the taskforce of the Culture of Health for Business Taskforce working with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Global Reporting Initiative, this work received a World Changing Ideas 2020 Award from FastCompany.

Terri worked with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board to develop the SASB standards for health care and is an expert in the Global Reporting Initiative Framework. She participated in the White House Initiative: Greening America’s Hospitals; selected for Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Executive Education in Sustainability Leadership as well as Wharton’s Initiative for Global Climate Leadership.

Terri holds degrees in Finance, a Master of Business Administration, and a post graduate degree in Law (UK).

Amanda Lechenet,  Team Captain, SLF-NYC

New York Life Insurance Company, Corporate Vice President – ESG & Corporate Responsibility

A seasoned sustainability and business professional who understands that the best corporate sustainability strategies are created for the better of the business, its people and ultimately, our planet.

Specialities: Corporate sustainability, GRI reporting, CDP reporting, DJSI reporting, supply chain sustainability, raw material selection and impact, economic research, data analytics, procurement, carbon reporting.

Kara Oldhouser, Team Captain, SLF- Philadelphia

Amtrak, Sr. Sustainability Manager

Kara is the Senior Sustainability Manager at Amtrak. With a start in interior design and construction, her decade-plus of professional experience in sustainability – in public, private, and social sector roles – positioned her well to tackle Amtrak’s diverse sustainability and climate adaptation opportunities. At Amtrak, she created an environment in which sustainability and climate resilience strategies are defined.  Kara leads cross-departmental teams to achieve the company’s energy, waste, and GHG reduction goals, and  executes the team’s communications plan for internal and external messaging. Her superpower is her ability to quickly build trust, which allows her colleagues to feel heard, seen, and supported. This results in them applying new processes and exploring new ideas.

Justin Maroccia, Team Captain, SLF- Washington, D.C.

Corn Refiners Association, Manager of Sustainability

Justin Maroccia is the Senior Manager of Sustainability at CRA. His focus in this position is to advance sustainable practices throughout the corn value chain, working with appropriate partners to balance the elements of economic, societal, and environmental sustainability. In this role, Justin leads the CRA Sustainability Committee.

Prior to CRA, Justin worked in integrated crop management for the largest cranberry farm in Southern New Jersey, and spent time working as a cultural assistant for the Ministry of Education of France.

Justin received a B.S. in Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and a Diplôme de Français Professionnel Affaires from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris. In recognition of his leadership in environmental policy, Justin was selected to join the Environmental Law Institute’s Emerging Leaders Initiative 2021 cohort.