Senior Communications Manager, The Solar Foundation
Avery Palmer is Senior Communications Manager at The Solar Foundation. He is responsible for guiding communications strategy to advance the organization’s mission and contribute to the success of its major programs, most notably the U.S. Department of Energy-funded SolSmart national community designation program. Prior to joining TSF, Avery was the communications director at The Violence Policy Center, a national gun violence prevention organization. He has also worked on the communications team at The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit chaired by former Vice President Al Gore. Avery also has many years of experience as a journalist, including as an environment and energy reporter at Congressional Quarterly. Avery grew up in Des Moines, Iowa and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.