MARTIN GROHMAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Martin Grohman holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer and is certified as a LEED(R) AP. 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 (the joke is it's doing better without him :). 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. He is a Biddeford City Councilor and president of the Biddeford-Saco Rotary Club.
Marty grew up in Carthage, Maine, where his family still runs a small farm keeping Jersey cows. He and his wife Amy and their two children live in Biddeford. Amy works for telecommunications leader Tilson Technology of Portland.
RYLEE EWALD, CLEAN TECH POLICY & PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR
Rylee Ewald is a recent graduate from St. Lawrence University with a dual degree in English and Environmental Studies. She moved to Maine soon after graduation to explore career opportunities, and eventually found the perfect fit at E2Tech. She says that her interest in the environmental and cleantech fields started with her love for outdoor recreation. She spends most of her free time hiking, camping, skiing and paddle boarding.
Rylee grew up in Cavendish, Vermont where her parents and younger brother still reside. She now lives in Portland, where she also works at Sebago Brewing Co. and helps out at Little River Flower Farm in Buxton.