Meet our team below.
SVP of Sustainability
He publishes widely on climate change, parenting, and the outdoors. Named a “climate innovator” by TIME magazine and a “climate saver” by the EPA, he has testified to Congress and spoken at Starbucks, Google, and business schools at Harvard, MIT, Yale and Dartmouth, as well as to fourth graders and Chilean kayakers. Auden has served on several Governor-appointed boards in Colorado, including the Air Quality Control Commission and the Pollution Prevention Advisory board.
Between 2016 and 2020, he was elected to Basalt, Colorado’s town council, and served until 2020. He lives in Basalt with his wife and two children.
Director of Community Engagement
Prior to joining the company, Michael spent almost 20 years as a magazine editor, first at Skiing Magazine and then at Aspen Sojourner.
Senior Sustainability and Philanthropy Manager
Hannah Berman manages sustainability programs, philanthropy, and initiatives to promote equity and justice. She helped pass a mill levy to increase teacher pay in the Roaring Fork Valley School District and legislation to create the first special-district for childcare in the nation. She is also the Executive Director of the Environment Foundation, which has donated more than $4.1 million since its inception to fight climate change, bolster clean energy at scale and policy level, and foster environmental stewardship.
Her previous roles include a water lead-tester (recommendation: avoid the lead), cake baker (record: 16 lbs of butter), and environmental consultant (conclusion: not enough skiing included). She studied economics and environmental studies at Bowdoin College, with a minor in education. While on campus, she helped lead the “Diversity Matters” series about how race and class affect students’ campus experience. She was a 2022 National Fellow at the Clean Energy Leadership Institute.