Felipe Witchger, Executive Director, Community Purchasing Alliance, leads the cooperative efforts of the 130+ participating religious, education, and community institutions in the greater Washington D.C./Baltimore metropolitan areas. Prior to CPA, Felipe directed a multi-family energy efficiency initiative at Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future. From 2010 to 2012, he designed and organized the Metro IAF community energy purchase program while working as the lead organizer for energy and partnerships at Groundswell, a DC-based environmental organization. Felipe developed his expertise in energy markets as an associate on the Climate Change and Clean Energy Team at IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates, an internationally-recognized consulting firm founded by Daniel Yergin. Felipe holds a bachelor’s degree in Energy Studies and Economics from the University of Notre Dame.