Brown Bag Mentoring Luncheon – June 10, 2015

Brown Bag Mentoring Luncheon for Early-Career Professionals
June 10, 2015

Speakers: Tom Murray, Biologist and Senior Science Advisor, EPA and Charlie Bartsch, Senior Advisor for Economic Development, EPA

Host: This luncheon is co-hosted by The Horinko Group, Crowell & Moring, and EPA, with special thanks to Crowell & Moring for graciously providing the event space.

Date: Wednesday June 10, 2015, 12:00 – 1:30 pm

Location: Crowell & Moring Offices, 1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC | Moot Court Conference Room


The mentoring luncheon will feature brief talks by Tom Murray and Charlie Bartsch focusing on their careers and insights on current and future trends in the field, followed by questions and discussion.

Tom Murray is a Senior Science Advisor with the United States Environmental Protection Agency. He formerly served as Chief of the Prevention Analysis Branch in the Agency’s Pollution Prevention Division and has over 44 years in government service. Tom and his staff are the architects of several environmental partnership programs including the Hospitals for a Healthy Environment program, the Green Suppliers Network and the new E3: Economy, Energy and Environment initiative, a cross-agency collaboration with industry focused on manufacturing growth, energy efficiency and environmental performance. Tom has served as a government liaison to the Suppliers’ Partnership for the Environment organization since its inception in 2003. Tom holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Mount Saint Mary’s University and a Masters Degree in Biology from the American University, Washington, D.C.

Charlie Bartsch is Senior Advisor for Economic Development to EPA Assistant Administrator Mathy Stanislaus, charged with promoting inter-agency and public-private financing partnerships to spur land revitalization and site reuse. Among his duties at EPA, he works closely with the EPA-DOT-HUD Partnership for Sustainable Communities, serves as the AA’s representative on the EPA-wide green infrastructure task force and Hurricane Sandy recovery team, advises the Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization on area-wide planning and auto communities revitalization financing strategies, and is taking a leading role in developing the agency’s manufacturing revitalization strategy, as part of the Obama Administration’s emerging 2013 Investing in Manufacturing Communities (IMCP) initiative. Over the past twenty years, his focus has been on brownfield and community redevelopment/reuse strategies and financing.