Emily Skor joined Growth Energy as CEO in May 2016. She leads the country’s premiere biofuel trade association, representing 89 producers, 91 innovative businesses, and tens of thousands of ethanol supporters around the country who work to bring consumers cleaner burning, more affordable fuel choices at the pump.
Prior to joining Growth Energy, Skor served as vice president of communications for the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) and as the executive director of the CHPA Educational Foundation. At CHPA, the national trade association advocating for expanded consumer access to affordable over-the-counter medicines, Skor led the industry’s public affairs, strategic communications, and marketing.
Before joining CHPA in February 2011, Skor was senior vice president at Dezenhall Resources, a nationally recognized crisis management firm. For over a decade, she led high-stakes communications campaigns for Fortune 100 companies and industry trade groups to protect business and mitigate the impact of issues, scrutiny, policy change and competition on brands, products, and corporate reputation. Skor managed successful campaigns that encompassed media, advocacy, coalition-building and consumer education.
Skor graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wellesley College. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and two children. She is a trustee of Aidan Montessori School and serves on the board of directors of Madeline Island Chamber Music.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) as part of USDA’s Agriculture Innovation Agenda, regarding readily available technologies that enable our domestic agriculture sector to increase production while reducing its environmental footprint. In her comments, Skor argued that biofuels like ethanol play a critical role in achieving the department’s […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Growth Energy welcomed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announcement of grants under the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP). Growth Energy’s unmatched network of both large and small retail partners secured nearly $30 million in grants for over 290 sites selling more than 400 million gallons of gasoline annually. “This […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Advocates and experts have virtually converged in Washington, D.C. this week for Growth Energy’s annual Biofuels Summit to advocate for biofuels in our nation’s capital. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor kicked off this year’s all-virtual event with opening remarks and a fireside chat on industry priorities with Growth Energy Chairman of the […]
"90% of greenhouse gas emissions from transportation today are from petroleum. So anything on the alternative fuel side to reduce our dependence on oil is a positive" - Chris Bliley, Senior VP @GrowthEnergy #DCEnergyEXPO #EESItalk