Due to unprecedented growth, Evergreen Consulting Group recently added four new employees to its team to continue meeting the needs of its clients.

John Wall, Lighting Specialist, will help support the Energy Trust of Oregon Existing Buildings Program. Before joining Evergreen, John worked as a dedicated Lighting Specialist for electrical distributors in southwestern Oregon and southeastern Idaho. John has extensive experience working on lighting design-build projects and lighting renovation projects of all sizes, and became familiar with a number of utility incentive programs. His dedication, knowledge, and experience in a wide variety of energy efficient lighting and controls technologies are valuable assets he brings to Evergreen Consulting.

Kelsey Cahill joins Evergreen as a Project Coordinator. Kelsey previously worked as a Project Coordinator for CLEAResult (formerly PECI) in the Energy Trust of Oregon’s New Buildings program. She will use her experience with this program to support Evergreen’s New Buildings team. Kelsey is currently the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Emerging Professional Chair.

Lizzy Safranski, Manager – Program Development, will work across many contracts to bring additional value through creative approaches, innovation, and efficiency recommendations. Lizzy previously worked as the Energy Efficiency Commercial and Industrial Programs Manager for Clark Public Utilities. She has a solid understanding of efficiency programs, initiatives and the “behind the scenes” actions necessary to make programs and initiatives successful.

Autumn Marks joins Evergreen as an Energy Specialist, serving central Washington in Pacific Power territory and will also provide additional support to other programs. Autumn has a diverse set of experiences working at the Western Culinary Institute and Washington Restaurant Association before joining Lockheed Martin six years ago to work as a Business Development Lead for the Cascade Natural Gas Conservation program in Washington. Not only does Autumn bring an outstanding set of customer service skills, but she has worked throughout Washington and understands the opportunities for both lighting and non-lighting efficiency projects in the Pacific Power market.

Evergreen Consulting Group, LLC is a full service consulting firm based in Tigard that manages energy efficiency programs, with a specialty in commercial and industrial lighting, for utilities and energy efficiency organizations across eight states. In 2014, Evergreen’s work saved 263 million kilowatt hours of electricity for 25 clients in 9 states.