Our Team

Every member of our team has Indiana roots and is carbon neutral personally. Most are entrepreneurs who built and grew successful organizations.


Daniel Poynter – Founder, Executive Director

Daniel studied philosophy in college and started his career as a software engineer. Then he became an executive coach to over 100 social and environmental entrepreneurs before founding the non-profit Carbon Neutral Indiana. Daniel wrote the book Carbon Neutral Indiana: A Practical Guide to Climate Optimism. More.


Dr. Anne Greist, MD

Dr. Greist is a board-certified Adult Hematologist-Oncologist and Co-Medical Director. She Co-Founded the Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center, a non-profit medical organization with $150M in revenues. She grew up in the UK, and volunteers her time building an IU Health satellite campus. She also loves traveling and riding her motorcycle. More.

John Bohlmann

John studied computer science in college and is a serial tech entrepreneur. His company, HawkenIO, helps startups, venture capital firms, and Fortune 500 companies design and develop new software products. One of his products, a building energy management tool, is installed in 50M square feet of commercial real estate, including the John Hancock Center skyscraper in Chicago. More.

Grace Minkis

Grace is a Renewable Energy Developer with EDP Renewables, one of the largest solar and wind developers in the United States. She studied Environmental Science, focusing on water resource management, in college and started her career with the Peace Corps in the Philippines. More.

Jacob Jewell, CPA

Jacob works with Kemper CPA Group LLP. Early in his career, he interviewed successful business owners to share their stories and wrote articles for over 10,000 monthly subscribers of the Evansville Business Journal. As a college student, he was on the student council budget committee and allocated nearly $500,000 to organizations across campus. More.

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