Stephen Gunther is a Master of Public Policy student at OSU. He received his Bachelor’s degree in political science from James Madison University. Prior to coming to OSU, he worked at a consulting firm in Washington, D.C., supporting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for nearly five years. This exposure to initiatives focused on promoting a sustainable future prompted him to pursue a graduate degree in public policy with a focus on energy policy. He is working with Hilary on the renewable energy siting in the West. In his free time, Stephen enjoys surfing, climbing, and coaching wrestling.