The residential sector represents 22% of energy consumption nationwide – one of the largest opportunities to improve energy efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions. The average Enhabit home efficiency upgrade reduces household energy waste by 30%.
Preparation for major seismic events in the Pacific Northwest has been inadequate, with older housing particularly vulnerable. Residential seismic retrofits cost a tiny fraction of would-be repair or replacement costs, and may prevent injury, temporary displacement, and even long-term population loss. Enhabit delivers a streamlined, cost-effective “prescriptive path” retrofit process.
People spend more than 68% of their time inside homes. Allergens, indoor pollutants, radon, mold and mildew (as a result of trapped moisture) are significant causes of respiratory illness. Enhabit services reduce moisture and exposure to indoor pollutants, while in many cases increasing the durability of the home’s structure.
Tim Miller’s 28 years in management and executive roles brings broad experience to his work at Enhabit. His leadership background spans high-tech, on-line and manufacturing environments, in general management, sales, marketing, and operations. For the last 13 years, Miller has been focused 100% on sustainability, providing business consulting and interim support to over 30 clean-tech companies, non-profits, and agencies.
Vice President, Programs
Scott Davidson focuses on the organizations systems, operations and program design to advance new ideas to market for Enhabit and the stakeholders of the region. Scot operated his own green products company, led market operations at the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance and directed the carbon and sustainability unit at Ecova. He holds an undergraduate degree in communications from Washington State University and an MBA from the University of Dallas.
Chief Financial Officer
Shirley Cyr is an active CPA with over 30 years of professional experience in the financial institution, public accounting, and nonprofit financial management sectors. Before joining Enhabit, Shirley was the Director of Finance and Administration for Loaves & Fishes Centers, Inc., a senior manager with Moss Adams LLP, First Interstate Bank of Oregon in the areas credit review, commercial real estate and asset based lending, and operations.
Vice President, Communications
Stephanie leads a team responsible for managing the Enhabit brand. Stephanie has worked directly in government, business, and media and collaboratively with non-profit and academic organizations focused on framing sustainable development issues for market and organizational change. She began her career at CNN as an international assignment editor, winning an Emmy for producing coverage of the 1993 US Marine invasion of Somalia.
Director, Washington Programs
Cassandra is a national leader in sustainable development practices and technologies. As a LEED AP and CSBA, Cassandra combined her sustainability knowledge with her financial expertise gained during her MBA studies at Denver’s Daniels College of Business and her experience as a Wall Street financial analyst. Cassandra is a founding board member of the Seattle 2030 district, working with public and private stakeholders to reduce Seattle’s carbon footprint.
President, O’Neill Electric Inc.
As a business owner and leader in the minority-contracting community, Mauriece is active on a number of boards and committees, including chair of the Metropolitan Alliance for Workforce Equity, chair of the Community Benefits Agreement Board and chair of the Community Benefits Plan Advisory Committee, and has been inducted into the National Association of Minority Contractors Hall of Fame – an organization for which he served as vice president.
Creative Director, Ziba
Eric helps passionate organizations imagine and design better futures. For over twenty years, he has led award-winning research and design innovation programs for clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies such as Nike, Patagonia, Philips Healthcare, Intel and Procter & Gamble. More recently he has turned his focus to leading branding and service innovation programs in healthcare for UnitedHealth, ODS (now Moda Health), and OHSU..
Senior Strategist, Green for All
Jeremy leads Green For All’s state and local work, which focuses on the development, implementation, and replication of green economic and workforce development models. Over the past five years Jeremy has designed and led Green For All’s Communities of Practice and Business Engagement programs, as well as a number of successful initiatives to expand energy efficiency, create pathways out of poverty, promote clean water, encourage high road employment, and build green infrastructure.
Multnomah County District 1 Commissioner
As the Multnomah County District 1 Commissioner and former three-term state representative from Oregon House District 42, Jules Bailey has been representing Multnomah County citizens for over five years. While in the legislature in Salem, he passed legislation with bipartisan support which created the state framework for Enhabit. This legislation helped thousands of homeowners upgrade their homes for comfort, energy efficiency and created hundreds of new jobs in our state.
Director, U.S. Climate Initiative, Climate Program, World Resources Institute
From 2009 until 2012, Sam Adams was the Mayor of Portland, Oregon. Prior to being elected Mayor, Sam served a four-year term as City Commissioner and 11 years as Chief of Staff to Portland Mayor Vera Katz. His earlier public service includes work as the Political Director of the Oregon House Democrats and as an aide to Oregon Congressmen Peter DeFazio. Sam’s extensive non-profit service includes All Hands Raised (Co-founder) and Greater Portland, Inc. (Co-founder) among many others. He grew up in Newport, Oregon.
AMegan develops, implements and manages a national Strategic Market Development agenda. Her extensive experience in government gives her unique insight into identifying critical paths to common interests across disciplines of public and private entities. Megan is primarily responsible for developing the critical path to market adoption of high performance buildings and clean distributed resource initiatives by advancing durable and appropriate ecosystems of policy, regulation, and technology.
Chairman & CEO, Green Canopy
Aaron has been a lending officer, senior manager and executive in real estate construction, development and finance since 1994. He is a third generation lender and entrepreneur and has a deep understanding of residential and commercial finance, residential construction, and energy efficiency. Aaron holds an Executive MBA from the University of Washington and an undergraduate degree in Anthropology from Western Washington University.
Associate Professor, Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning, PSU
Lisa K. Bates is associate professor at the Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning of Portland State University, focused on social justice issues, including understanding how inequitable outcomes may arise from institutionalized racism in policy design and implementation. Her research describes how people of color and low-income households make decisions about housing and neighborhoods, given their perceived choices and constraints. Dr. Bates has conducted research in diverse settings, including Chicago, post-Katrina New Orleans, and Portland.