Maureen Hart, president of Sustainable Measures, is an expert on sustainability indicators and the author of the Guide to Sustainable Community Indicators, used world-wide by organizations and communities working to measure progress toward long-term economic, social, and environmental quality of life. She established Sustainable Measures in 1993. She has provided technical assistance to community indicator projects, evaluated indicators and indicator sets, and researched, published, and presented various aspects of measuring sustainability. She has consulted with businesses and business-related non-profits on sustainable production indicators and has developed a course on business sustainability indicators as an affiliate of the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production. She has consulted with foundations and other grant-making organizations on defining strategies for and evaluating decisions related to funding sustainable development projects. She is also the Acting Director of the Community Indicators Consortium, a network of organizations and individuals using information to foster informed discourse and decision-making about local, regional, national, and global priorities.
Maureen Hart co-founded and directed the International Sustainability Indicators Network (ISIN) a non-profit network of sustainability indicator practitioners and experts. She has worked on sustainability issues with communities, non-profits, federal, state, regional, and local governments, foundations and the private sector including Connecticut Light & Power, the US Environmental Protection Agency, the US Forest Service, the US Interagency Working Group on Sustainable Development Indicators, and numerous state and local environmental agencies. She holds an MS from Tufts University and a BS from MIT.
Ed Hart (Net Centric Software, Inc.) is responsible for developing web-based sustainability management systems which include tracking sustainability indicators and performance measures. He has an extensive background in Department of Defense information management, business process analysis, database development, and web service system architecture. Hart is adept at defining and implementing program/project management methodologies, including analysis, staffing, training and communicating.
Hart’s role with Sustainable Measures includes architecture design, interface development, project management and client specification requirements management. He analyzes the business information needs and assists clients in finding the most cost effective IT solutions. He designs web applications for managing information from multiple inputs thus offering clients a complete IT package. If a component of this solution needs to be outsourced, Hart is responsible for identifying and managing these external resources.
Jim Angelo (Angelo Professional Services) brings to Sustainable Measures more than 30 years of professional experience in information technology. He has designed and implemented systems solutions for a variety of industries including utilities, colleges and universities, retail facilities and financial services. He offers database design, economic data collection and analysis, application programming, documentation writing and sustainability indicators. He provides data management, research and IT solutions.
Prior to starting Angelo Professional Services, he was Head of Investment Research for Hartford Investment Management Company (HIMCO) where he was responsible for the quantitative research staff and budget as well as setting analytic direction for the support of all sectors and portfolios. He is skilled in Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Access, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Windows, Unix, HTML, VBA, and other programming and scripting languages.
Jim Angelo is a dedicated professional with a no-nonsense approach to solving problems and delivering solutions. He holds a B.A. from Yale and the coursework and credits for a PhD. from Rice University.