Lauren Hall, Operations Supervisor

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Lauren Hall is the Operations Supervisor for the Industrial Efficiency & Decarbonization Office (IEDO) and previously of the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO). In this role, she is responsible for all operational activities that include program planning, budgeting for formulation and execution, staff hiring, retention, and recruiting while overseeing multiple data systems.

Before coming to AMO in 2019, Lauren served the Weatherization & Intergovernmental Program (WIP) in the EERE office from 2009-2019. She managed budget formulation planning and execution activities with funding in excess of $12 billion and engaged with over 100 Energy Efficiency & Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Financing Programs for state and local grantees funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to close them out. Prior to that, she served as a Technical Project Officer for the State Energy Program and managed a $5M competitive FOA process. Lauren joined the U.S. Department of Energy in 2006 as an Assistant to the former EERE Assistant Secretary, Alexander Karsner, and the former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary John Mizroch.

Lauren has a BA and an MBA in International Business from American University. She has one grown son and a large extended family.

Matherly Gainer, Communications Lead

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Mattie Gainer is the Strategic Communications lead for the Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization Office (IEDO). She is also the acting Strategic Communications Lead for the Advanced Materials and strategy. Her work includes written and visual storytelling to help translate technical information to a wide range of audiences on subjects spanning IEDO’s portfolio.

Before joining IEDO, Mattie spent the last decade leading strategic engagement efforts for government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and corporations. Most recently, Mattie worked as Senior Programs and Communications Manager at the National Archives Foundation.

Mattie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Elon University in Strategic Communications and Political Science in 2015.

Robert Bartolo, Ph.D., Legislative Affairs Analyst

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Bob Bartolo, Ph.D., is a Senior Program Analyst doing legislative affairs across both the Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Office (AMMTO) and the Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization Office (IEDO). Prior to this he was a AAAS Science and Technology Fellow in the Office of Science Fusion Energy Sciences (FES), where he worked trying to establish cross-agency and inter-agency collaborations on an array of technologies critical to FES’s mission space. The year before this he was an IEEE Congressional fellow in Senator Casey’s Office working on zero emission vehicle corridor legislation. His legislative affairs duties with AMMTO/IEDO include preparing Congressional briefs on topics such as Smart Manufacturing, the details of ongoing DOE/USDA collaborations, and a variety of different rapid-fire requests for information from Congress. 

Prior to working at DOE, Bob spent about 12 years working as a research scientist at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) on a variety of topics such as mid-IR semiconductor lasers, low noise semiconductor lasers, fiber optic acoustic sensors, and hyperspectral imaging of the electroluminescence of solar cells. 

Bob has a bachelor's degree in both physics and economics from the University of California, Irvine, an MS in Physics from the University of Maryland, and a Ph.D. in Physics from Purdue University.

Sam Gause, Special Assistant to the Director (Contractor)

Contractor: Energetics

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Samuel Gause, Ph.D., is the Special Assistant to the Director for the Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Technologies Office and the Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization Office as a contractor working for Energetics. In this role, Samuel is responsible for improving the efficiency of internal office processes and managing communications between the offices and leadership teams. Prior to this, Samuel worked as a Sr. Engineer for Energetics supporting IEDO’s chemicals and strategic analysis portfolios.

Before joining the Energetics team supporting IEDO and AMMTO, Samuel spent 6 years working as a Research and Technology Engineer at Albemarle in Pasadena, Texas, where he supported manufacturing facilities producing polymer and oil cracking catalysts.

Samuel graduated with a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas and earned his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida.

Angalique Berryman, Diversity Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Subject Matter Expert (Contractor)

Contractor: The Building People

Angalique Berryman, LPC is the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) Subject Matter Expert (SME) supporting the Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Technologies Office (AMMTO) and the Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization Office (IEDO). Prior to this, she was the DEIA SME supporting the Office Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). As a Licensed Professional Counselor, Angalique also has experience working directly with vulnerable populations by providing psychotherapy, family therapy, and couple’s therapy. She graduated with her BA in Psychology and earned her MA in Counseling.

Jennifer Mosley, Senior Communications Specialist (Contractor)

Contractor: BCS Inc.

Jennifer is a Senior Communications Specialist supporting the Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization Office (IEDO). Jennifer has more than 10 years of experience developing and implementing internal and external communications plans for government and commercial organizations. Prior to joining IEDO, Jennifer managed strategic communications projects for several federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, Veterans Health Administration, and Department of Justice. Most recently, she served as the Marketing Director for PE GI Solutions, a healthcare management services organization. Jennifer’s areas of expertise include strategic communications, stakeholder engagement and analysis, content and collateral development, and event planning. She has a Master of Science in Public Health from The Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelors degree in Marketing from The University of Texas at Austin.