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Partner Highlight: Melanie Okoro, Ph.D. (Eco-Alpha)

Melanie Harrison Okoro PhD is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Principal of Eco-Alpha Environmental and Engineering Services.

With 15+ years experience in the natural resource protection, water management and environmental stewardship field, Dr. Okoro's background and leadership training provide her with an exceptional level of unique expertise in California and beyond for integrated environmental and engineering management challenges.

Eco-Alpha partnered with the Sacramento Promise Zone Sustainable Communities Collaborative to create the Energy Baron Program, an 8-week workforce development training opportunity in the facilities energy management sector for those who live and/or work in the Sacramento Promise Zones. An energy baron is a facilities professional whose primary function is to help lower the energy usage and utility cost for buildings by implementing energy efficiency best practices.

CLICK HERE to WATCH the video of Tina Reynolds, President and CEO of Uptown Studios, interviewing Dr. Okoro to learn more about her, Eco-Alpha, and the Energy Baron Program (Facilities Energy Workforce Training)!


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