Kelly Giard – Founder & CEO
Gerry Keane – Board of Directors Member
Annie Carey – Marketing Goddess
How I got here: I spent the first part of my life in a suburb of Chicago until the age of 10 when my parents died. My five brothers and sisters and I (the oldest 20 years old, the youngest six years old) began exploring, living in some rather unconventional ways in many wonderful places (a cabin in the woods in Minnesota, the rainforest in Washington) and spending summers on my brother’s off-the-grid farm in Missouri. These experiences taught me a great deal and instilled a fairly unique way of seeing the world.
I went on to work as an elementary school teacher and Community Marketing Manager for Wild Oats, among other things. I love working with people who are making a difference socially and environmentally.
Home is now Fort Collins, Colorado where I live with my son, Matthew Quinn (who is passionate about the planet and all the creatures that live on it) and our dog, Clover (who is passionate about chasing squirrels). My passions include a love for turtles, eating blueberries and dark chocolate, playing with dogs, creating aromatherapy blends, being with good friends, and dancing (I dance everyday!). I love all kinds of music – Dave Matthews, Sarah McLachlan, music played by family and friends and always, the Grateful Dead … “Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right…”
Nate Weigel – Director of Sales
After growing up in Cincinnati and attaining a BFA from the University of Cincinnati’s DDAP (Design, Architecture, Art and Planning) program, I relocated to Colorado in 2008. I was drawn to Fort Collins because of its vibrant culture, natural beauty, and the potential for the city to become a global leader in environmental business and clean energy development. As Director of Sales for Clean Air Lawn Care, I am fortunate to have the opportunity to bridge the gap between business development and environmental protection.
In addition to helping grow Clean Air, I currently serve as the Communications Chair for the US Green Building Council Colorado, Northern Branch. I spend my free time skiing, painting, enjoying the outdoors and the local music scene and meeting the great people of this community.
Chelsea Adamo – Billing Guru
I moved to Colorado after my husband, Dominick and I decided we couldn’t take another summer in Texas. The mountains called our name and here we are. I love all activities that require you be outdoors, hiking, camping, triathlons and sports requiring a frisbee. Dominick and I have one dog, Barley and she is a fantastic pile of affectionate energy.
Bon Iver, Vampire Weekend and Josh Garrels are usually in my CD player and there is probably some sort of biography or memoir nearby. I am also a certified personal trainer hoping to educate the world about healthier lifestyle choices and the joy of playing outside.
I came to Clean Air Lawn Care soon after moving to Ft. Collins and love it here! I never thought I would ever be someone in an office that people went to for help with Quickbooks but that’s life for you. You never know.