Maggie Tallmadge is the Business Development Manager at Ranger Power, a utility-scale solar and battery storage development company, headquartered in Chicago, IL. Prior to joining Ranger, Maggie worked at the Coalition of Communities of Color, an Oregon alliance of culturally specific community-based organizations. Maggie developed its Community and Economic Development program while designing and leading legislative, electoral, and Public Utility Commission policies and campaigns, including carbon pricing, utility grid modernization, housing, and tax policy. Outside of work, Maggie has served on the Board of Governors for the Oregon Citizens Utility Board, as a Commissioner on the City of Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission, and in numerous volunteer roles for local organizations. Maggie holds a Masters of Environmental Management from Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and a Bachelor of Arts from Wellesley College. Maggie is a Citizen of the Cherokee Nation, which drives her passion, work and research in renewable energy and economic development in Indian Country.