We have insights that inspire.

Shelton speakers bring the know-how, the know-what and the know-why to audiences across the country.

Hear what we have to say

CEO Suzanne Shelton and Lee Ann Head of Research & Insights speak at roughly 20 conferences, webinars and other industry events each year to share our research and real-life experiences with audiences in the energy and environment arena.

Shelton Speakers

Suzanne Shelton, President & CEO

Suzanne is a dynamic, energetic speaker with extensive knowledge of the challenges related to marketing energy efficiency and sustainability. She offers a bird’s eye view of the issues that matter to utilities, energy companies, manufacturers and mainstream brands – plus a peek at the trends most likely to shape the future in a rapidly changing energy and environment landscape. Recent speaking topics include breaking down barriers to make green homes happen, taking energy efficiency to the next level, and marketing home performance benefits.

Download Suzanne’s speaker introduction here.

Lee Ann Head, Research & Insights

Lee Ann is the driving force behind our research work. She can dive deep into our Pulse™ findings, our custom research and secondary analysis, and our years of institutional experience in energy and the environment to deliver the critical insights that can spark real change for your business. She speaks regularly on motivating consumers to make lasting behavior changes and motivating business purchasers to buy green.

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Come see us speak at these events – we’d love to see you.

GreenBiz 18, February 8th, 2018

AESP National, February 22nd, 2018

Uponor Connections Convention, April 4th - 5th, 2018

EEI Spring Strategic Issues Roundtable, April 18th - 20th, 2018

Responsible Care Conference, April 30th, 2018

Past Presentations

Get a feel for the types of events we speak at.

Greenbuild, November 10th, 2017

ENGIE: The Exchange, November 3rd, 2017

EEBA Summit, October 12th, 2017

Suzanne Shelton

President and CEO

Suzanne is the voice and the vision of Shelton Group. Drawing on her extensive experience in energy and the environment – and 25+ years in the marketing and advertising industry – Suzanne provides high-level strategic insights for our clients and guidance for our research and creative departments. She regularly speaks at conferences around the country, including Sustainable Brands, Fortune Brainstorm E and the International Builders’ Show, and serves as a guest columnist for publications like Fast Company, Green Builder and GreenBiz.com.

Susannah Enkema

VP Research & Insights

Susannah directs our research team and plays a key role in extracting the nuggets of information that pave the way for recommended marketing strategies and creative approaches. Susannah has nearly two decades of market research and strategy experience, including her role as president of SE Consulting, where she led the services for the likes of DIY Network and the makers of GORE-TEX®.

Laila Waggoner

VP Client Engagement

Laila leads our client engagement process, overseeing activities from both a strategic and a tactical level to ensure our work generates desired results – and clients’ satisfaction. She brings 25+ years of marketing leadership experience to her client relationships, with particular expertise in the homebuilding and remodeling industries as well as member-driven organizations, such as the Vinyl Siding Institute and Plastics Pipe Institute. Before joining Shelton Group, she led strategic marketing teams for Owens Corning’s insulation business.

Matt Brass

VP Creative

Matt steers the creative department in concepting, designing and producing campaigns. He ensures sound strategy and deep insights inform everything his team develops, and works closely with the accounts department to ensure copy and designs will meet our clients’ goals. As a designer and filmmaker himself, he’s also a principal contributor to all of Shelton’s in-house photography and videography work.

Courtnay Hamachek

VP Operations

Courtnay oversees our day-to-day operations to keep us running smoothly and support our growth. She establishes project management systems and processes to help our teams anticipate bottlenecks, prevent process issues, and keep projects on time and on target. Courtnay has built extensive experience over 25 years in all aspects of marketing, from account services and project management to design and production.

Mike Beamer

VP Business Development

Mike joined our team to help provide strategic vision and foster our agency’s growth by overseeing new business leads and managing agency marketing and website content. He arrived in Knoxville steeped in energy efficiency and renewables – he previously led client service for an agency division in Boston dedicated to marketing communications strategy and branding for B2B and B2C clients in that space.