Claire Mendelsohn joined Triangle Associates in 2014. She worked with the Education Team until 2019 at which time she was recruited to improve internal communications systems and collaborate with colleagues to grow the company’s external communications and content marketing. Her current work involves re-design of Triangle’s SharePoint architecture and integrating Microsoft 365 applications into everyday operations.
Claire’s background includes a Master’s degree in Whole Systems Design from Antioch University. Field work centered around the affects of land use history on the Dendrobates pumilio (a Costa Rican poison dart frog), a B.S. in Ecology and Evolution at the University of Kentucky and a Science Teaching Certificate in 2000 from the University of New Mexico. She specialized in creating engaging curriculum that fostered a spirit of inquiry, a joy of learning and the desire to explore. After eleven rewarding years of teaching a wide range of life science courses to grades 6-12, Claire left teaching to earn a. Before coming to Triangle, she worked with Austin Energy Green Building and US Environmental Protection Agency Region 10.
In her personal life Claire co-founded Art+Tech+Trash and is insatiable maker, combining reuse materials and responsive LED technology.