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Sustainability Consultant and Project Manager

Denver, CO
January 03, 2020

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Linkedin Profile: A versatile, efficient and reliable resource with over ten years of green building advocacy and sustainability experience. Known for analytical and creative thinking that yields innovative solutions to tough sustainability challenges. A proactive leader skilled in enlisting the support of all stakeholders aligning with project and organizational goals.


Ambient Energy April 2018-Present

Sustainability Consultant/Project Manager

● 3rd Party Sustainable Certifications project manager for various industries such as higher education, transportation, commercial and government.

● Some clients include: DEN airport, CU Boulder, Colorado State University, Colorado Department of Agriculture, City of Denver, Los Angeles Metro, United States Air Force and Army Green Building Services/RWDI 2015- 2017

Sustainability Consultant/Project Manager

● Developed the LEED Volume v4 projects for Nike Factory Stores, North America.

● Managed 70+ Nike and Converse North American retail store LEED v3 certifications. Additional clients included VF Brands (Vans) and lululemon.

● Added value to existing process by tracking sustainability metrics and conducting comprehensive analysis of baseline systems.

● Executed webinar presentations on topics including USGBC Sites certification and lighting for third party certifications.

Arts: Earth Partnership (AEP) 2011- 2015

Environmental Programs Director

● Oversaw all daily operations, including: assessor audits, creating policies and systems, member relations and outreach, marketing, website management, social networking, graphic design, event planning, grant writing, fundraising and public speaking.

● Conducted and coordinated on-site sustainability assessments for the City of Los Angeles and Santa Monica: metrics included: transportation, energy and water use, waste management, pollution prevention, general office practices, green building retrofits, local vendor education and public outreach.

● Successfully implemented and certified more than 50 arts organizations, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

● Formulated local and national sustainability strategies with AEP management and board in conjunction with the Los Angeles DCA, City Council, Office of the Mayor, and the City of Santa Monica.

A Sustainable Production 2014- 2015

LEED Project Manager

● Certified multiple LEED v3 projects for various clients including LYFE Kitchen restaurants. Green Dinosaur, Inc. 2011-2011

Building Commissioning / LEED AP / Sustainability Consultant

● Consulted on LEED projects for municipalities in California. 2

● Assisted with Fundamental and Enhanced Commissioning of various commercial building types: colleges, fire stations, multi-residential and municipalities.

● Utilized T-24 Code, Cal Green, ASHRAE, as well as plan review and coordination to complete projects.

● Supported the development and review of OPR, BOD and Cx Plans. Creation of pre-functional checklists for mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. Shlemmer+Algaze+Associates (SAA) December 2010 - Ongoing LEED AP/Designer/Consultant

● Current project manager on LEED BD+C aviation projects.

● Project Manager on LEED O+M: Existing Buildings v3 certification and Energy Star.

● Created systems to streamline the LEED process in order to efficiently manage future clients. EDUCATION

Art Center College of Design Master Fine Arts

San Diego State University Bachelor of Science


● Everblue Course Certified Sustainability Manager

● CRRA Certification Resource & Recycling Management Certification

● BPI Training Level 1-4, included field training

● ISOS GROUP GRI Training (Global Reporting Initiative)

● University of Wisconsin Department of Engineering Professional Development - Commissioning AFFILIATIONS

● TRUE (TRUE Advisor – Zero Waste) ACCREDITED

● WELL AP (International WELL Building Standard) ACCREDITED

● LEED AP BD+C (US Green Building Council) ACCREDITED

● CSM (Certified Sustainability Manager) Everblue CERTIFIED

● BPI/BPA (Building Performance Institute) CERTIFIED

● GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) CERTIFIED TRAINEE

● CRRA (Certified Resource Management Professional) CERTIFIED PUBLISHED WORK AND PRESENTATIONS

● Rocky Mountain Green Panel, 2018 – Developed and Presented, “The Secret to Arriving to Work with a Smile: Bike Commuting”

● Presentation for Living Future UnConference, 2015 – “How LBC Plays with WELL: Creating Happiness in the Workplace.”

● USGBC Webinar, 2016 “Sites Certification Training”

● USGBC Webinar, 2017 “Lighting Redefined Through Certifications”

● Contributor to White Paper – Publisher: The American Alliance of Museums, Washington, D.C.

"Museums, Environmental Sustainability and Our Future” Author: Adrienne McGraw - 2013

● International Association of Museum Facilitator Magazine- Winter 2012

“Sustainability Certification for Cultural Institutions” VOLUNTEER AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

● Denver Mayor’s Office of Sustainability Advisory Council Policy Sub-Committee Member

● Bike Advocacy through Neighborhood Associations

● Green Schools AIA Panel

● Portland Collaborative (International Living Future Institute (ILFI)

● Richmond Neighborhood Association (RNA) Board Member

● Los Feliz Neighborhood Council Green Committee Chair

● Senator Carol Liu – Green 21 Committee

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