Emphasis Power is a team of passionate individuals who are committed to advocating for energy justice and solar progress in more than 25 states. Working at the state level, we use policy advocacy methods like coalition building, policy expertise, and public engagement to drive the transition to a 100% clean energy future.

Meet our Team!

Senior Leadership

Nicole Randy

Managing Director Operations

Shirly Brooks

Managing Director of Philanthropy

Kendrick Davies

Executive Producer

Carl Wildy

Managing Director Regulatory

Ben Sierra

Managing Director Communications

Bethany Martin

Director of Talent & Culture

Elizabeth Rathbone

National Program Director

Monty Ross

Managing Director, Access & Equity

Our Team

Thomas Vega

Interior West Director & Tribal Liaison

Ann Wiegand

Southeast Director

Brenda Fray

Digital Director

Meghan Lewis

Senior Regional Director, West

John Davies

Director of Philanthropy

Jane Kurtis

Philanthropy Coordinator

Sarah Mayes

Senior Regional Director, Midwest

Bernice Ewing

Senior Regulatory Director and Regulatory Counsel, Southeast

Alex Hermann

Director of Community Partnerships

Mary Long

Manager Operations Access & Equity

Joyce Meyer

Policy Director, Access & Equity Program

Rob Wenger

Philanthropy writer

Michael Brooks

Director of Grid Integration

Michelle A. Santiago

Program Director, DG Regulatory Policy

Cody Carson

Regulatory Director

Tom Wallace

Regulatory Research Manager

Board of Directors

  • Phillip Thomson
  • Martha Chiles
  • Claudia Cortez
  • Adam Crane
  • Roy Herman