Bonnie Lind, Former Renewable Energy Specialist for State of Nevada Joins META

META Alliance is delighted to welcome Bonnie Lind to fill the executive role as its Director of Energy, Sustainability, and Food Security. 

Previously Lind was the Renewable Energy Industry Specialist with the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED). While at GOED Lind was the Industry lead on the Tesla Gigafactory team and the lead on the SolarCity corporate expansion of 1,500 people into Las Vegas. She is also the Co-Founder of the Indoor Agriculture conference in Las Vegas. Before joining GOED, she was Director of Asset Management for First Wind, a utility scale wind power business with projects spanning from Maui to Maine. 

Lind began her career working in the Global Power group at Lehman Brothers in Europe, where among other projects she represented the Dutch buyer of 800 MW of wind energy in Spain. Ms. Lind returned to California and worked for MWH as an Environmental Scientist. After earning her MBA, Lind joined Southern California Edison’s Energy Planning group and then served as the company’s Manager of Community Involvement and was responsible for $20 million in annual giving and 450,000 hours of community service.  Lind is concurrently the VP Business Development for Apparent, Inc. where she is helping to commercialize the energy management system, create and expand partnership opportunities, and source project financing.