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Sarah Davies Tilt
Principal, Organizational Development

(406) 223 2273

Sarah has worked for more than 25 years as a fundraising professional and program director primarily in the conservation arena. She has worked for organizations such as Trout Unlimited, The Nature Conservancy of Montana, Ecotrust, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. as well as managed her own consulting firm, Davies Consulting. Sarah has a broad experience in fundraising and grantmaking, and thinking strategically about how environmental non-profits can improve their productivity, technical capacity, and positioning in the conservation arena. She brings expertise in non-profit management, fundraising, communications, and event planning. Sarah graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a BA in Fine Arts in 1986. She is currently on the Board of the Yellow Dog Community & Conservation Foundation and was previously the Chair of the Board of Directors for The Tributary Fund, and has served on numerous additional boards and committees. She lives in Bozeman, Montana and is an avid upland bird hunter, fisherman, tennis player, and skier.

Sarah's past clients include: Big Sky Discovery Academy, Big Timber Arts Roundup, The High Lonesome Ranch, Jack Creek Preserve Foundation, Western Landowners Alliance, and the Yellow Dog Community & Conservation Foundation.

Whitney Tilt
Principal, Natural Resources Conservation

(406) 223 8972

Whitney Tilt has 35+ years of experience conducting a wide array of natural resource conservation efforts. In addition to working as a consultant since 2001, Whitney has also served as Executive Director of the Everlands Conservation Initiative and served as Director of the Resources for Community Collaboration program of the Sonoran Institute. For 15 years, Whitney was the Director of Conservation for the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation in Washington, DC for 15 years where his primary responsibility was to oversee conservation and evaluation programs that awarded over 4,700 grants valued at more than $713 million.

Whitney’s career in natural resource conservation includes work with National Audubon Society, Oceanic Society, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and ranching in the Tetons of Idaho. Whitney earned a Masters in Natural Resource Policy from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and a B.S. from Hampshire College. He lives in Bozeman, Montana.

Campbell "Mac" Tilt, P.E., CEM
Pricipal, Energy Efficiency
(406) 223 2072

Mac Tilt has been providing energy efficiency consulting services, focusing on commercial building energy efficiency, since 2009. His specialties include ASHRAE Level I, II and III energy auditing, recommissioning, measurement and verification, trend analysis and hospitality focused energy efficiency. After graduating with a BS in Architectural Engineering, from the University of Colorado, Mac began working for Nexant, Inc. a world wide energy efficiency firm. After receiving his professional engineering license, he began working independently as Conservation Benchmarks, LLC and as a strategic partner of Boulder Energy Engineers, LLC. Since then, Mac has completed projects with major companies, including the Ritz-Carlton Luxury Hotels, Jepessen and Level 3.

Having recently relocated from the Front Range of Colorado to Telluride, CO, Mac is excited to serve new clients in Southwest Colorado. Conservation Benchmarks, LLC is a newly listed Green Service Provider for EcoAction Partners and is accepting new clients.

"What conservation education must build is an ethical underpinning for land economics and a universal curiosity to understand the land. Conservation may then follow."