Dodd Galbreath is a professor of sustainability at Lipscomb University where in 2007, he founded the Southeast's first and still only combined undergraduate and graduate academic sustainability program. He has worked for the past 34 years in various environmental roles, working for two governors (one Democrat and one Republican) and has been appointed to leadership roles by three mayors of Nashville. Gal breath has traveled throughout the United States, China, and six European countries studying earth systems, sustainability, and energy practices. He also provides private consulting and speaking services.