Our Staff

Edward Saltzberg, Ph.D.


Founder and President

Ed is an environmental, economic development and energy policy analyst, educator, convener and business manager. He has been a senior officer and partner in major professional services companies including SAIC and Battelle and currently leads projects in business acquisition training, online sustainability education and smart cities consulting.  

Cory Firestone Weiss


 Senior Principal 

Cory is an experienced project manager and business analyst. She leads several ERS Advisors client engagement programs. Previously,  at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Cory advised leading commercial banks on climate and energy risk management policies and served as a policy analyst at the Export-Import Bank of the United States, working on OECD environmental guidelines for export finance.  

Arturo Herrera


Outreach Manager

Arturo is a software developer and environmental scientist. He leads social media marketing projets for the Company and several clients.  Arturo brings experience with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Council for Science and the Environment.    

Todd Isherwood


Senior Associate

Todd is an energy services expert and formally the Energy Efficiency and Alternative Energy Project Manager for the City of Boston. He works with clients on energy business development and project management.

Kirk Foster


Senior Associate

Kirk is an accomplished  C-Suite level counselor with extensive executive-level experience managing large, diverse and geographically dispersed organizations.  He is a former senior Navy judge advocate and expert on government ethics, international and environmental law, cyber law, and legislative and regulatory interpretation and compliance.

Susan Israel


 Senior Associate

Susan is an architect, artist, climate communicator, and social entrepreneur. She develops proprietary programs and hands-on creative workshops for sustainability, innovation, communication and leadership. Susan’s Public Art installations connect communities and foster action toward a more sustainable world.