Mandy Mahoney provides vision and strategic leadership while managing The Regulatory Assistance Project’s U.S. team and its work.
Before joining RAP, Ms. Mahoney served for a decade as the president of the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA), applying her regional leadership in climate change, clean energy, affordable housing, and environmental justice policy across the 11-state Southeast. In 2021, she followed a life dream to run for the Atlanta City Council. Although she lost in a runoff, she learned and grew tremendously. Prior to SEEA, she served as the city of Atlanta’s inaugural sustainability director across two administrations.
Ms. Mahoney is a board member for Emory University Law School’s Turner Environmental Law Clinic and for the Mississippi Early Learning Alliance. Her previous board service includes the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Southeast Wind Coalition, the Southeast Climate and Energy Network, and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network.
She holds a master’s degree in environmental management from Duke University and a law degree and bachelor’s degree in biology and environmental studies from Emory University.