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Marcus Grubbs

Enterprise Sustainability Planner

Marcus is the Enterprise Sustainability Planner in the Department of Administration at the State of Minnesota, developing sustainability action plans for the operations of the State in the areas of Energy, Water, Procurement, Solid Waste, Fleet, and Greenhouse Gases, and assisting agencies in developing their sustainability plans.

Marcus was formerly the Coordinator for the New Agricultural Bioeconomy Project at the University of Minnesota, a Community Planner for the Headwaters Regional Development Commission, and has consulted on numerous sustainability related projects to help others understand technology, policy, and market forces important to their decision making.

Marcus has a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, a Bachelor’s in Environmental Studies from the University of Minnesota, Morris, has taken Master of Business Administration coursework at the Carlson School of Management, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.


Jordan Wente

Enterprise Sustainability Program Administrator
Jordan’s main duties pertain to data management, analysis, and the coordination of sustainability reporting across the 24 cabinet level agencies. In addition, he provides technical assistance and consulting on renewable energy and energy savings to the different state agencies. He recently moved back to Minnesota after finishing his graduate engineering degree in energy systems modelling at the Technical University of Denmark. Jordan is a 2014 Truman Scholar. He now lives in St. Paul, Minnesota. In his free time, he enjoys cross country skiing, hunting, and fermenting (sauerkraut, kimchi).
Photograph of  Jordan  Wente
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