Alumni Career Panel

Join us for a discussion that will examine the career paths of this
diverse group of Bucknell alumni. Hear their advice and
perspectives as they discuss their work and possible career
opportunities in policy, the environmental fields, and sustainability.

    Meet Our Panelists

    ANDY BURR ‘04

    Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer of OneEthos

    Andy Burr is a climate leader, innovator, and entrepreneur. He is Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer of OneEthos, a solar lending fintech startup. He previously cofounded Ecountabl, an award-winning ESG data startup that was acquired by a bank in 2022. Andy served in multiple roles at the U.S. Department of Energy from 2014-2019, leading policy for the Building Technologies Office and launching a major urban climate initiative announced by the Obama Administration in 2016. Prior to public service, he co-directed a $20 million special climate policy project in partnership with U.S. mayors and leading environmental philanthropies. He has advised major U.S. presidential campaigns on climate initiatives and been quoted in national media including The New York Times and USA Today. Andy graduated from Bucknell University and is a lifelong Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, and Baltimore Orioles fan.


    Managing Director, Strategy and Impact at Conservation International

    Bethany oversees strategic planning and reporting at Conservation International (CI), an environmental nonprofit organization focused on climate change, ocean conservation, and sustainability. She provides guidance and direction to programs in 30+ countries. Her development of global organizational capabilities plays a key role in CI’s rapid growth and continued strategic focus. Since joining CI in 2010, Bethany has held several positions at the nexus of strategy, operations, and program delivery. Throughout her career, she has successfully oriented diverse global teams toward a common purpose and has mentored numerous emerging leaders in the field of conservation. Bethany began her career at the National Geographic Society, where she worked on a national education campaign. She holds a bachelor’s degree in geography from Bucknell University and resides in the Washington D.C. area.


    Environmental Specialist, New Jersey Dept of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), Northern Bureau of Water Compliance and Enforcement

    Allison Campbell graduated from Bucknell in 2012 with a B.A. in Animal Behavior and English—Creative Writing. During her time at Bucknell, she conducted research in the primate lab and interned at a zoo and aquarium. Her semester abroad in Queensland, Australia deepened her interest in conservation and environmental fieldwork. After graduating from Bucknell, she earned a Master in Environmental Management from Duke University in 2014, focusing on coastal and marine ecosystems. Allison then joined the nonprofit Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay in the Alliance’s Pennsylvania office, where she worked with state, local, and other nonprofit partners on stormwater mitigation and tree planting projects. For the past six years, she has worked as an Environmental Specialist for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) in the Northern Bureau of Water Compliance and Enforcement. At NJDEP, Allison performs inspections and investigations at a wide variety of facilities to determine compliance with permits, rules and regulations related to drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, and water allocation.

    Maggie McConnell ’22

    Panel Moderator

    Maggie is a 2022 graduate of Bucknell, where she majored in Environmental Studies and Political Science. She is currently serving as an AmeriCorps Environmental Resiliency Vista through the Bucknell Center for Sustainability and the Environment. Through the AmeriCorps program, Maggie is working with the Shamokin community to implement their environmental resiliency plan.