The KLA Team

The KLA Team is built on decades of experience working with communities, companies, nonprofits and individuals to advance sustainability. Our expertise ranges from community engagement and storytelling to technical work (GHG inventories and GIS mapping) to developing sustainability, resilience and climate action plans. We work together everyday to serve our local government clients, partnering with them to build the sustainable communities they envision. We do this by delivering affordable tools and services to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and communicate sustainability goals and programs. Our team has expertise in strategic climate action and sustainability planning, sustainability indicator identification and reporting, climate change vulnerability assessments, greenhouse gas accounting, communications and marketing, equity-driven community and stakeholder engagement, change management, facilitation, and training.

Visit our Careers page to see what's available. 

Of course, the best way to get to know us is to work with us. So set up a time for a free, casual chat with us about your community’s needs and how our team can help.

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Kim Lundgren

Chief Executive Officer

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world, Indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead

  • I was elected class comedian of my high school class- I still like to keep lots of witty humor (and sarcasm) in the workplace!
  • Every position I have held since 2001, I was the first to hold it
  • My motto is work hard, play harder
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Kristin Kollias

Chief Operating Officer

"You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make" - Jane Goodall

  • Loves the ocean as much as the mountains
  • Can never say no to chocolate
  • Believer that one can do anything as long as you put your mind to it
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Mike Steinhoff

Director of Climate Analysis

“We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.” — Buckminster Fuller

  • I've worked with plants from single cell algae to trees to advance sustainability
  • Enjoy digital communications and learning, but analog music and photography
  • Felt the cold embrace of a rogue wave from the Southern Ocean
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Danielle Civitillo

Director of Technology

“Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.” - Mae Jemison

  • In college, I traveled with the UConn women's and men's basketball teams playing saxophone in the pep band.
  • I love to bake, bike, and dabble in photography.
  • Used book and record stores are my favorite places aside from the beach.
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Therese Dorau

Director of Sustainability

 
“If your life's work can be accomplished in your lifetime, you're not thinking big enough.” - Wes Jackson
 
  • Enjoys trying weird flavors of normal foods (like biscuits & gravy potato chips or crab rangoon pizza)
  • Excels at finding adventure in the everyday.
  • Thinks the best days involve bikes, brews, and banjo. 
 
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Annie Suttle

Director of Marketing

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” — Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

  • Born a tree hugger now raising my own
  • Drama queen
  • Believer in the power of words...and thank-you notes
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Kate Galbo

Climate Action Planning Manager

"May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds."— Edward Abbey 

  • I've traveled to nearly all 50 states
  • I enjoy going on multi-day backpacking trips
  • Proud cat mom (and soon-to-be dog mom) 

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Tacy Lambiase

Climate Communications and Storytelling Manager

“This planet is the only home we’ll ever have. There’s no place like it. And home is always, always, always worth it.” – Mary Annaise Heglar

  • Born and raised in Texas, but has made Maryland home
  • Enjoys kayaking, long walks in the park, and eating Chesapeake blue crabs
  • Once starred in a friend’s feature-length film
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Meddy Smith

Sustainability Planner

“Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it”  Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Loves watercolor painting, cooking from scratch and scuba diving.
  • Has studied 6 different languages, including Danish and American Sign Language.
  • Feels most at peace near (or in) water and in the Maine woods.
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Anna Zaremba

Resilience Planner

“I think what we owe each other is a celebration of life and to replace fear and hopelessness with fearlessness and joy.” -- Vandana Shiva

  • My favorite thing is going on backpacking and hiking trips.
  • I love to experiment with new recipes, while keeping alive family cooking traditions.
  • There's nothing more satisfying than growing my own food.
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Joey Wolongevicz

Climate Communications Specialist

“In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra. ” ― Fran Lebowitz

  • I can sort of play the theremin, the only instrument in the world you play without touching.
  • I once made the dubious decision to run the Cape Cod marathon without training for it.
  • I have a twin sister, and the only trait we share is our eyebrows.
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Elyssa Goswick

Marketing and Social Media Coordinator

“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe, the less taste we shall have for destruction.” ― Rachel Carson

  • Born & raised in the Southwest with a serious passion for protecting the Sonoran Desert
  • Used to design and decorate wedding cakes as a hobby, but has never successfully baked a good loaf of bread
  • Loves few things more than spending a beautiful day in a walkable city
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Extended Team

In addition to our core staff, KLA partners with a variety of outside consultants and interns to round out the team.

Chief Executive Officer

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world, Indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead

  • I was elected class comedian of my high school class- I still like to keep lots of witty humor (and sarcasm) in the workplace!
  • Every position I have held since 2001, I was the first to hold it
  • My motto is work hard, play harder
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All In Ambassadors

All-In Clark County Ambassadors

Working together to engage Clark County, NV, residents in the All-In Clark County Sustainability and Climate Action Plan.

Get to Know Us 

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