DeAndrea Newman Salvador, is the founder and Executive Director of RETI (Renewable Energy Transition Initiative) a nonprofit organization focused on powering a more secure future for low income residents by sustainably decreasing their energy costs.  She is a community based energy advocate igniting action that educates, empowers and inspires families living in Energy Poverty to create new possibilities for their future. 

DeAndrea serves on the Board of Directors for Youth Empowered Solutions (YES!) and the North Carolina Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy. Additionally, she is on the Mecklenburg County Air Quality Commission. 

She loves fries, caesar salad, and talking about equity and behavioral economics.