Pete Howard, Building Automation, Technology, and Data Manager
Pete manages the integrated building systems and applications of the Center's headquarters HouseZero. In addition, he manages the physical day-to-day building operations and other building-related projects. Pete supports the CGBC's core research team and their efforts, including managing building data. He brings 28 years of experience from working with Siemens on building technologies, project management, technical support, application engineering, system design and architecture. Pete has a BS in Marine Engineering from Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Bob Marino, Assistant Director for Finance
Bob provides direct financial and administrative support for all budgetary, financial and grant-related processes and projects at the Center. Prior to his work at the CGBC, Bob worked as a financial analyst at two cleantech startups where he secured federal funding and conducted award administration and compliance for multi-year, multimillion dollar R&D projects. Bob has an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the Boston University Questrom School of Business and a BA in History from Boston College.
Samantha Sarafin, Communications Manager
Samantha develops and directs all the Center’s communications through writing, journalism, digital and print media, marketing efforts, social media, and press collaboration. She is passionate about translating the research of the Center into education and advocacy efforts for larger audiences. Prior to her work at the CGBC, Samantha led communications for the Female Athlete Program in the Department of Orthopedics at Boston Children’s Hospital. Samantha has a BA in English from Harvard College.