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Jason Pazirandeh


Jason Pazirandeh joined Milepost with a depth of experience in the energy sector. Prior to Milepost, he consulted for the U.S. Department of Energy, where he helped manage public-private partnerships, design technical assistance around federal funding opportunities, and implement a multitude of energy resilience programs and initiatives. Originally from the Washington D.C. area, Jason graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Government and Spanish.

He currently lives in Nashville, TN, and enjoys staying active, exploring the outdoors and brainstorming his next DIY project. Jason is a compelling writer with a passion for crafting messages that resonate with diverse target audiences.

Core competencies

  • Strategic planning
  • Partner research and stakeholder engagement activities
  • Meeting facilitation
  • Communications strategy and planning
  • Messaging strategy
  • Storytelling
  • Presentation design
  • Website development
  • Conference planning (e.g., abstracts, awards, exhibiting, speech writing)
  • Energy efficiency and reduction strategies
  • State and federal grant development, writing, and management
  • Stakeholder/team/project management


Fall weather
Bourbon, neat
Golden retrievers
Learning new skills
Adventurous eating


Poor driving etiquette
The smell of microwaved fish
Egregious plot holes in movies

Little-known fact

I launched my own small business selling handmade, scented soy wax candles. Woody scents — like sandalwood, pine, oakmoss and amber — are my favorite!