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Board Members

Julia Berg
Julia Berg is an analyst at Deloitte where she researches and writes market insights reports for the firm’s Center for Energy Solutions.  Her work focuses on the renewable energy and electric utility sectors. Prior to Deloitte, she was a government relations advisor to early-stage clean technology companies at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati. She began her career as a policy intern at the California Public Utilities Commission and has worked in San Francisco and Washington, DC. She is currently pursuing an MBA at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and holds a B.A. from UC Santa Crus. Julia is on the board of the non-profit organization, CleanEnergy4All, which facilitates and funds the installation of renewable generation facilities for other mission-driven non-profit organizations.

Julian Kingston
Julian has worked in elective politics and communications for almost 20 years. In addition to managing and consulting on dozens of campaigns, he has also served as an outside advisor to a number of high-profile public agencies. Julian’s previous experience also includes serving as Chief Operating Officer of a California company that provides political information to campaigns and qualified entities throughout California. Julian is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Craig O’Dell
Craig helped build Armor All from start up company to $100 million in 10 years. A founding partner in Sumrall Odell Anderson, Inc. , a full service sales and marketing company covering the 11 western states. Joined AMI, Inc. makers of Slime / Genuine Innovations / Fix A Flat brands. Helped drive sales from $20 million to $150 million in 10 years.

Joe Soraci
Joe is a franchisee for Denny’s operating restaurants in Nevada. Additionally, he sits on the Board of Directors for a start-up company, a restaurant chain and CE4A. Previously, Joe was EVP for Burger King in which he was a founding member of the company’s charitable foundation. He was also an executive with Mobil Oil Corp.

Molly Treese
Molly serves as Chief Corporate and Governance Counsel and Assistant Secretary of Teradata Corporation, a global leader in analytic data solutions. At Teradata, she is responsible for all corporate legal functions, including corporate governance and board matters, securities and disclosure compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate transactions. She was also in-house corporate counsel at NCR Corporation and played key roles in taking both NCR and Teradata public when they spun off from their parent companies. Molly is actively involved in her local community and is co-founder and trustee of a nonprofit organization that provides beds and bedding to children in need. She received a B.A. from The University of Virginia and her law degree from the George Washington University’s National Law Center.

Mark Zakarin
Mark was a senior executive at both ABC Television and Showtime Networks for almost 20 years. He has subsequently had a career as a writer and producer in motion pictures and television. He wrote and produced the feature film “Keeping Up With The Steins” which was winner of the Audience Award for best movie at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival and was an official selection of the Tribeca Film Festival. Zakarin received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and has a Masters of Fine Art degree in Creative Writing from the University of California at Irvine.

Advisory Board

Wray Blattner
Wray Blattner is a partner in the Environmental practice group of Thompson Hine LLP. Wray received his undergraduate degree from Denison University and his law degree from Georgetown University. His practice includes defense of federal, state, and local government enforcement actions and private party litigation, regulatory compliance counseling, permitting, site remediations, commenting on rulemakings, and counsel in connection with business and real estate acquisitions and sales.

Will Schutte
Will Schutte leads Spencer Stuart’s San Francisco office and is a key member of the Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice. Will combines more than a decade of executive search experience with more than two decades of operating experience in the media industry, including expertise in digital media, broadcast and publishing and digital marketing services. Previously, he was a vice president and general manager within the broadcast division of CBS. Will earned a B.A. in American studies from the University of California, Berkeley.