Aryana Sutton is a Customer Support Associate who works with Customer Support Manager Chrissy Randolph to support both new and existing customers enrolled in Groundswell programs. Through her role at Groundswell, Aryana combines her passions for sustainability, equity, and community engagement to help others. She is committed to building connections with each customer, ensuring that they are reminded of their essential role in what we can accomplish when we work together. 

Aryana graduated from the University of Dayton with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, where she concentrated in Global Health and Environment. She also obtained minors in Sustainability and Spanish while taking graduate classes to become certified in Nonprofit and Community Leadership. Outside of the classroom, Aryana was a member of her university’s Sustainability Activation Program where she helped educate students on how to lead more sustainable lifestyles. She also co-founded Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc. at UD, which is a Latinx-oriented organization that helps create a sense of belonging and representation for Latinx and other minority students on campus. As a founder and community service chair, Aryana enjoyed getting out into the community, planning events, building connections amongst students, and creating opportunities for students to serve the Dayton community and promote cultural awareness on campus.

With a background studying and working in diverse communities, Aryana relishes the opportunity to use her passion for social justice to mitigate the obstacles that exist for marginalized communities who want to become a part of the clean energy movement. Outside of work, she enjoys playing golf, being outdoors, and spending time with friends and family.