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Marietta, GA
October 04, 2018

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Andrew Wright

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Executive Summary

I am a passionate individual that has worked in all areas of sustainability including development of programs, installation of composting and sustainability practices, research and program management. I excel at analyzing problem and developing realistic, actionable plans. I enjoy interacting and building relationship with all stakeholders. I am enthusiastic and passionate about sustainability and have strong community building experience.

Skills and Competencies

Leading Teams Problem Solving Project Management Proposal Development

Field Research Customer Orientated Budget Planning Public Speaking/Communication

Creative LEED Associate ArcGIS Master Composter Recycler


Presidents Volunteer Service Award Medal at Georgia College.

Maldonado Environmental Hero Award at Georgia College. One of only two awards given.

Initiated, presented and oversaw the installation of composter as an intern at Georgia College Office of Sustainability

Initiated, presented and oversaw the layout and installation of a community garden as President of Garden Club

Named contributor on two published research papers in college.

Streamlined and organized event materials to reduce preparation time to allow same staff to attend more functions.

Professional Experience

Clark County Public Health: Environmental Outreach Master Recycler. Vancouver, WA Oct 2017- May 2018

Engaged with a diverse population at community events and promoted behavior change to increase sustainable practices.

Responsible for organizing attendance at events and setting up classes which involved communicating and organizing up to 150 program volunteers and internal stakeholders.

Had budget responsibility for the classes and events.

Prepared content, organized materials, set up the venue, and organized the volunteers.

Analyzed feedback on events for continuous improvement which resulted in streamlining materials and to reduce preparation time.

Georgia College Office of Sustainability: Compost Intern. & Council Member, Milledgeville, GA Aug 2014-May 2017

Lead the creation and installation of a community garden for use by students and staff.

Presented a $183,000 proposal for approval and oversaw installation of composter for kitchen waste for the college cafeteria.

Developed detailed reporting of programs best practices and created a manual of best practices for the composting process at Georgia College.

Promoted and supported sustainability projects on campus and helped with proposals and business cases for successful implementation of solar panels, light sensors, solar powered golf carts and grey water collection system.

US Army Corps of Engineers: Environmental Stewardship Intern. Johnson, Iowa May-Aug 2017

Lead and conducted floristic and entomology survey of Monarch butterfly population at research sites to populate University of Minnesota Monarch Larva Monitoring Project

Implemented natural resource management practices such as timber stand improvement and grassland management

Operated GIS and GPS for mapping of projects and data collection such as traps for invasive species trapping.

Georgia College Gardening Club: President. Milledgeville, GA Aug 2016 – May 2017

Oversaw budgeting, construction, events planning and workdays at community garden

Presented at club meetings, sustainability counsels, clubs presidents circle, earth day events, ribbon cutting, and university food ethics course

Increased club membership by 100% through increased recruitment efforts

Lead and delegated to executive team of seven and oversaw of club of xx members

Education & Study Abroad

Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA

Bachelor of Science: Environmental Science May 2017

Universidad VERITAS, San Jose, Costa Rica Sept–Dec 2015

Georgia College: Ecology and Community Ecology, San Salvador, Bahamas May 2014


Wright, Andrew M.; Izen, Zachary W.; Inota, Gretchen M.; and Manoylov, Kalina M. (2017) “Impacts of Cold Stratification and Moisture Pretreatment on Seed Germination of Three Milkweed Species Native to Georgia,” Georgia Journal of Science, Vol. 75, No. 1, Article 27.

Wright, Andrew M.; Bowers, Carson L.; Inota, Gretchen M; Bender, Michael J. (2015) “Molecular Identification of Prey from a Maternity Colony of Brazilian Free-tailed Bats (Tadarida Brasiliensis) in Lamar County, Georgia,” Georgia Journal of Science, Vol. 74, No. 1, Article 1.

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