Our Staff

 

Kerri Garvin | Executive Director

Indiana Locations: Greater Indianapolis Area & Greater Fort Wayne Area
Phone: (260) 414-9511
kerri@greaterindiana.com

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Kerri Garvin is the Executive Director of the Greater Indiana Clean Cities Inc., a standalone nonprofit advancing communities with education and resources on alternative fuel vehicles across the state of Indiana. Kerri is a frequent speaker and panelist at industry events and conferences sharing information about Greater Indiana, alternative fuels and transportation, funding opportunities, and resources. Greater Indiana assists members and stakeholders with grants, research, events, project coordination, marketing, fleet planning, and outreach activities to increase the use of alternative fuels and vehicles. As the Director of Greater Indiana, Kerri works with government, universities, equipment manufacturers, fuel providers and other key stakeholders to expand the use of alternative fuel transportation and infrastructure.

Kerri previously served as the Program Coordinator for Electric Transportation at Indiana Michigan Power (AEP) developing materials and plans for programs on electric vehicles. The position coordinated outreach and education for both internal and external customers. During her time with the City of Fort Wayne, she served as a Program Manager for energy and sustainability and the Executive Director for the Northeast Indiana Sustainable Business Council (NISBC). Trained by the Envision sustainable infrastructure rating system, Kerri integrated the concepts into City Utility projects to help meet their sustainability and energy efficiency goals. As the Executive Director for the NISBC, she provided training, certification, and assistance to area businesses using their Bright Green Business program.

While serving in the Public Information Office of Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry’s administration she successfully led the City’s efforts to be recognized for the third time as a National Civic League “All-America City”. In addition, she spearheaded the creation of the Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council, an all-teen volunteer council dedicated to service-learning, leadership, and engagement in Fort Wayne. Kerri also served a mayoral appointment to the City of Fort Wayne’s Sister Cities International program, facilitating economic development opportunities and cultural exchanges between Fort Wayne, Indiana, and nation cities worldwide.

Kerri holds a Master’s in Public Affairs with a concentration on Public Management and a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Indiana University Fort Wayne.

 

Kaylee May | Development & Communications Manager

Indiana Location: Greater Bloomington Area
Kaylee@greaterindiana.com

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Kaylee serves as the Development and Communications Manager of Greater Indiana. In this role she plans and hosts in person and virtual events and plans and executes the organization’s communications strategy. Kaylee is also responsible for the organization’s membership program, managing member relationships and the execution of member benefits.

Prior to joining the Greater Indiana team, Kaylee served as the Marketing and Operations Director at Terra Science and Education, an educational nonprofit in Central New York. In her role with Terra, Kaylee organized and marketed regional and international events, managed scholarship and grant programs, and operated as the office administrator. Kaylee also served on the board of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Central New York Chapter, organizing professional development programs for communications professionals.

Kaylee is a graduate of The State University of New York at Oswego and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations.

 

Andrew Walters | Summer Intern

Indiana Location: Greater Indianapolis Area
intern@greaterindiana.com

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Andrew Walters is joining the Greater Indiana Clean Cities, Inc. as a McKinney Climate Fellow for the summer of 2022. The McKinney Climate Fellows program is a workforce-development program focused on providing real-world, hands-on experience for both undergraduate and graduate students interested in the sustainability field. Fellows tackle climate, sustainability and community resilience projects and challenges across the state of Indiana.

Andrew is currently a graduate student studying Energy Policy and will receive his Master of Public Affairs (MPA) degree from Indiana University’s O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs in May 2023. While university is in session, he works as a Teaching Assistant and a Graduate Assistant in the Master’s Programs Office.

Andrew will help grow Greater Indiana’s outreach and advance the work on specific projects, such as alternative fuel and technology outreach and demonstration events, educational tours of fleet operations and infrastructure, and data and research compilation for alternative fuel projects.

 

Abhishek Jagdale | Project Coordinator

Indiana Location: Greater Indianapolis Area
Phone: (360) 310-6564
abhishek@greaterindiana.com

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Abhishek serves as the Project Coordinator of Greater Indiana, conducting research on transportation energy policies, technologies, industry solution providers and related information in order to develop educational materials and assist stakeholders with proposals and alternative fuel transportation projects. In his role as Project Coordinator, Abhishek will lead Greater Indiana’s Fleet Analysis projects and coordinate demo events.

Abhishek hails from Mumbai, India and has a Masters in Chemistry from Mumbai University. Most recently, he graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington with a dual masters in Environmental Science and Public Affairs.

While a student at Indiana University, Abhishek worked with The City of Michigan City as an Indiana Sustainability Development Fellow, assisting with the development of the city’s inaugural Greenhouse Gas Inventory. Abhishek interned with Greater Indiana, engaging with members about funding opportunities, educational events, and calculated emissions reductions for alternative fuel options.

 

 

MRKTNG Colab | Branding

Knowing how to grow an organization is hard. A clear marketing strategy, effectively executed, brings the clarity, the momentum, and the results needed to move forward. MRKTNG Colab is a virtual marketing team that serves small- to medium-sized organizations by cutting through the clutter in order to obtain their goals. MRKTNG Colab is pleased to serve Greater Indiana through marketing research, branding, and strategic marketing consulting. MRKTNG Colab assists Greater Indiana with their rebranding and marketing strategy by creating the new organization logo, website, marketing materials, and developing the coalition messages and services that give value to its stakeholders.

 

 

PH Digital | Web & Social Media

Web, social media, and SEO developer. Storyteller, videographer, drone pilot, speaker, blogger, volunteer, and photographer. PH Digital aids Greater Indiana with its rebranding and marketing efforts through social media and other digital platforms.

 

 

London Witte & Company, LLP | Accounting & Finance

London Witte & Company, LLP is a leading certified public accounting and consulting firm dedicated to helping clients maximize their full potential. London Witte aids Greater Indiana with the management of accounts, creation of annual budgets, and payroll processing.