Abe is a Program Director at CGC where he works to support state and local Green Bank development in the United States.
Since joining CGC in 2018, Abe has supported a number of Green Bank opportunity assessment and development projects in states including Colorado, North Carolina, Nevada, and Pennsylvania. Abe currently leads CGC’s work to incubate a county-scale Green Bank in Cuyahoga County, Ohio in partnership with the George Gund Foundation, the Cleveland Foundation, and the Cuyahoga County Government. This work has included leading a market gap analysis and Green Bank feasibility study, designing the Green Bank’s first financial products, developing a structure for the institution, and securing capital for operations and investment. Abe holds a BA from the University of Virginia and an MPA from the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs.