Beverly Sauer is a senior project manager and chemical engineer specializing in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Inventory (LCI). Her primary responsibilities are managing, conducting, and reviewing life cycle projects. With over 20 years of experience in this field, Bev has conducted and managed a wide array of complex life cycle projects including development of customized models that allow clients to evaluate a wide range of scenarios for product composition, fabrication, reuse and recycling, and end-of-life management. She serves on the advisory committee for the U.S. LCI Database and the advisory council of the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA).
Shelly Schneider is a senior project manager and environmental scientist in solid waste management with over 20 years of experience in the field. Shelly has extensive experience in analysis of waste management alternatives and in waste characterization. Her clients have ranged from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to state, regional, and local government agencies.
Melissa Huff is a senior project manager and chemical engineer specializing in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) projects. She has over 20 years of LCA experience and has served as project manager on many LCI/LCA projects. Her expertise includes data gathering, research, technical writing, internal review, and peer review. Melissa is the main contact for questions about Franklin Associates data within the U.S. LCI Database.
Anne Marie Molen is a life cycle technical support scientist specializing in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) projects. She joined Franklin Associates in 2007 with a background in analytical chemistry. Anne Marie has experience with Franklin Associates' private LCI database and public LCI databases. Her expertise includes research, data collection, modeling, and technical report writing.
Sarah Cashman is a project manager and technical Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) staff member. Sarah joined Franklin Associates in 2009 after completing her master's degree in sustainable systems with a focus on industrial ecology. She specializes in the LCA software SimaPro and application of impact assessment methodologies. She also leads the development of customized life cycle models for clients in different software platforms. Her other expertise includes primary data collection, construction of life cycle inventory databases and models, development of presentations for non-technical audiences, and preparation of comprehensive LCA reports. Through her work, she has gained a strong technical knowledge of consumer packaging systems, energy resources and technologies, building products, and agricultural operations.
Janet Mosley is an Environmental Sustainability & LCA Analyst at Franklin Associates. Janet joined Franklin Associates in 2012 after completing her master's degree in sustainable systems and industrial ecology at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment. Her background includes experience in systems modeling and conducting LCI and LCA studies for both public and private sectors. Her primary responsibilities are research, data collection, modeling, as well as technical and non-technical report writing.
Troy Hawkins brings a decade of experience creating results based on life cycle assessment to inform sustainable decision-making. His experience includes leading the development of a web-based tool for incorporating sustainability assessment and societal costs into the Department of Defense acquisition process, conducting environmental materiality and life cycle assessment studies for corporate clients, and creating new life cycle assessment models. While with the U.S. EPA’s Office of Research and Development, he led LCA studies of a wide variety of technologies including water disinfection systems, biofuels, and electricity generation from co-firing biomass and coal. While with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology he led the development of a multi-regional input output model for European policy assessment in connection with the EXIOPOL project and conducted a detailed and transparent life cycle assessment of electric vehicles. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications, and his studies have been cited by major news organizations including the BBC and Guardian. He earned a PhD in Engineering and Public Policy and Civil and Environmental Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, a BS in Physics from the University of Michigan, and is a Certified LCA Practitioner.
Ben Morelli is an Environmental Sustainability and Life Cycle Assessment Analyst. Ben joined Franklin Associates in 2015 after completing his master's degree in environmental management and industrial ecology at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. His experience includes past LCA work in the building sector, technical projects related to municipal solid waste management, and work pertaining to metal networks and metals criticality. He received his undergraduate degree in ecological engineering from Oregon State University, where he studied the use and design of constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment. His background has provided him with broad exposure to both engineering and the natural sciences.