Lindsay Buckwell

Senior Program Manager

Chicago, IL

Lindsay manages a controlled environmental agriculture and a small to medium business pilot for underserved communities in Michigan. She brings to Evergreen years of utility funded energy efficiency program experience.

Prior to joining Evergreen, Lindsay worked as a consultant to McDonald’s Corporation where she managed energy efficiency programs across their 15,000 restaurant U.S. portfolio. In addition to energy efficiency, she worked with their sustainability team to draft a water conservation plan for the corporation. She is most proud of working on the first Net Zero quick service restaurant in the U.S. that McDonald’s opened in Orlando, Florida. Before her work with McDonald’s, Lindsay held various roles in new construction, multifamily retrofit, and single-family income eligible energy efficiency programs.

Lindsay has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Marietta College and an M.B.A. in Sustainability from Antioch University. She is an active member of Illinois Green Alliance and serves on their auxiliary board. Through Illinois Green, Lindsay enjoys tutoring local Chicago high school students on carbon drawdown efforts and sustainability career paths.

In her free time Lindsay enjoys traveling back to Connecticut to visit her family.