Marty Grohman, Executive Director
Martin Grohman holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer. He is a former State Representative, where he was a member of the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee. Grohman co-founded DuraLife Decking, a composite decking manufacturing company that continues to operate and grow in Biddeford. After the company's acquisition, Grohman served as Director of Sustainability for GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, developing initiatives such as roofing recycling and the company's Zero-Waste-to-Landfill effort, as well as building networks with national organizations such as the US Green Building Council.
Katharine K. Wojcik, Design & Marketing Consultant
Katharine is a designer and creator with a passion for sustainability and community. With her company Adept Creative, she is collaborating with E2Tech to develop the brand, identity and marketing efforts for the organization.
Katharine joins the E2Tech team with over 10 years of experience as an employee and consultant for top design / build firms, start-ups and local organizations. After a tenure in the green building industry in Connecticut where she worked on large-scale, multi-million dollar projects for Yale University, the University of Connecticut, the GSA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers among others, Katharine moved from New Haven to Portland to start an independent creative services firm. Adept Creative provides marketing, design and consulting services for entrepreneurs, nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. The launch of Adept has allowed Katharine to develop a career that utilizes areas of expertise in marketing and design and her collegiate background in finance and operations. With her company, she additionally pursues active involvement and collaboration on important issues: environmental policy, civil rights, women's rights, and protecting net neutrality. Katharine currently serves on the board for a local community activism organization and has joined the ACLU of Maine's Rising Leaders board.
More information on Katharine's work: www.adeptcreative.me
Cindy Talbot, Operations Director
Since 2012 Cindy has served as E2Tech’s Operations Director. In this role, she supports the Executive Director and staff with grant and financial management services as well as assistance on grant projects. Cindy is also the Principal of CJTalbot Services, a woman-owned business that provides grant writing, technical writing/editing, and other freelance project support services to a range of clients from startup entrepreneurs to established environmental consulting firms and government agencies. She specializes in working with cleantech companies who share her passion for innovative and cost effective approaches to protecting the environment, mitigating climate change, and increasing the use and availability of renewable energy. Prior to launching her own business, she managed large environmental investigation projects at E.C. Jordan/ABB Environmental Services, currently AMEC Foster Wheeler, and also worked in direct marketing at LL Bean. Cindy holds a BS from the University of Maine and an MS in Hazardous Materials Management from Tufts University.
Despite not being a native Mainer, Cindy has spent all of her adult life here, raising her two sons and several dogs, growing gardens, fixing up an old house, and enjoying camping, skiing, cycling, and the beautiful Maine coast.