Matthew Boms
Executive Director

Matthew Boms is Executive Director of the Texas Advanced Energy Business Alliance (TAEBA). Prior to joining TAEBA, Matt worked with The Climate Reality Project as Director of Strategic Programs in Latin America, where he founded and directed a long-term decarbonization program in Colombia's energy and transport sectors with support from the UK Government. In his previous position, he served as International Manager, supporting the organization's international branches. Prior to his work with Climate Reality, Matt was the Communications Manager for the Communitas Coalition in New York, where he secured a Sustainable Development Goal for cities and communities in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He is bilingual in English and Spanish.

 

Adam Winer

Communications Director

Adam Winer leads TAEBA’s communications operations promoting the advanced energy industry in Texas. He develops and executes communications strategies and oversees the organization’s media relations activities to expand awareness and impact of TAEBA’s policy priorities. Previously, Adam worked at Consumer Reports where he expanded news coverage of its energy and sustainability advocacy portfolio. Prior to transitioning into strategic communications, Adam spent 10 years as an on-air local television news reporter, working at NBC and ABC affiliates in Florida, Kentucky, and Maryland.

 

Micalah Spenrath

Policy Principal
Micalah Spenrath supports TAEBA’s legislative and regulatory engagement to energize the transition to an advanced energy economy in her home state. Micalah obtained her bachelor’s degree in Environmental and Earth Science from the University of Texas at Arlington and her master’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. Her interdisciplinary experience includes project management, consulting, and government. Prior to joining TAEBA, Micalah managed state environmental projects at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and federal projects at a private grant management firm.
 

Doug Pietrucha

Policy Principal

Doug Pietrucha supports TAEBA’s work on expanding wholesale markets, with a particular focus on TAEBA’s FERC engagement. Before coming to TAEBA, Doug worked at EQ Research conducting state level regulatory and legislative research, as well as summarizing utility rate cases. Doug has also worked with companies in the energy storage, community solar, and small hydro industries.