As Covanta’s new Chief Sustainability Officer, Tequila is responsible for the repositioning and execution of Covanta’s sustainability strategy in accordance with the company’s recent acquisition by EQT, a purpose-driven global investment organization. Tequila will be focused on amplifying the company’s sustainability achievements through the strategic coordination of programs and initiatives through the lens of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance impacts.
Tequila holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she now sits on the board at the School of Engineering. She also holds board seats on the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Stonehenge Capital Community Development and HudsonAlpha Foundation. She holds a Master of Arts in Communication Studies, specifically focused on organizational leadership from the University of Alabama.