tommy-sparceName: Tommy Verderame

Major: Sustainability, Business (Minor)

Leadership Role: Director of Operations

Ninja Skills: My ninja skills include a diverse background in sustainability consulting, entrepreneurship, business development, and project management.

Greatest Accomplishment: My greatest accomplishment to this date is being selected to moderate a School of Sustainability event featuring the CEO of the World Wildlife Fund and the Chief Sustainability Officer of the Carlyle Group.

Ventures: Currently, I am involved in two ventures. The first is a food distribution and aggregation company that focus on sourcing from Arizona farmers only and distributing to restaurants. The other venture I am involved in is GreenLight Solutions, a student sustainability consulting organization that was founded at ASU and is looking to scale to other universities.

What engineering means to me: Engineering to me means being able to innovate, but also being able to build those innovations into practical products, materials, or services.