Our Team

Erin Szalkowski


With over twelve years of project management and public outreach experience in the renewable energy industry, Erin leads project-specific, tailored community outreach strategy and support for several leading utility-scale wind, solar, transmission, and battery storage development clients. Erin’s focus is on public involvement and advising clients on how to properly engage stakeholders during state and local permitting processes in project areas across the United States. 

Prior to joining Innovant PR, Erin served as Senior Counsel and Head of Land at Clean Line Energy Partners, where she actively led and managed regulatory filings with state corporation commissions as well as oversaw right-of-way acquisition for a strategic transmission project pinch points. In these roles, Erin gained first-hand experience that strong brand identity and project support can greatly bolster public perception and enhance a desired narrative with target audiences. Erin holds a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law and a B.A. in Psychology from Baylor University. 

Morning ritual: Exercise. Coffee (and then more coffee). Breakfast with my husband and daughter.

Secret talent: Jigsaw puzzles

Indulgence: Reading a good book with a glass of red wine. Or shoes.

Source of inspiration: My creative, feisty daughter

Sunday soundtrack: James Taylor. Dave Brubeck. Tedeschi Trucks Band.

Dusk or Dawn?: Happy Hour

Favorite movie: If anyone with small children has time to watch movies, please teach me your sorcery.

Life philosophy: There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.

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