Highly organized, self-directed manager with the ability to multitask and prioritize in fast-paced environments. Excellent communicator with proven people skills. Demonstrated ability in assessing problem areas and proposing solutions that impact the triple bottom line.
|• Operations Mgmt||• Revenue Generation||• Client Services|
|• Strategic Planning||• Program Mgmt||• Training|
|• Organizational Skills||• Team Leadership||• Enrgy Efficiency|
NORTH AMERICAN PASSIVE HOUSE NETWORK, New York, NY (2017 – PRESENT)
Drive key planning and performance management for the organization broadly, including the development of strategic and operational plans, evaluation of expansion opportunities, creation and refinement of organizational policies, and overall organizational management. Lead cross-functional team-encompassing programs, development, finance, administration and operations. Responsible for spearheading, developing and expanding the Training Program, which includes: Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant and Tradesperson trainings. The organization focuses on the transformation of the built environment, using Passive House design pricinples.
CLEED, New York, NY (2009 – PRESENT)
CEO & Founder
Provide services to assist museums and cultural institutions to become more sustainable. We focus on creating and implementing new policies, reducing energy consumption, analysis of the most effective ways to reduce your footprint.
VOLTAIC SYSTEMS, Brooklyn, NY (2012 – 2014)
Global Sales Manager
Managed global sales for a Portable Solar product company. Developed & executed sales strategy to penetrate new markets to attain profitability. Assessed and implemented social media marketing strategies to determine rate of return and ways to increase educational blog content.
REMAINS LIGHTING, Brooklyn, NY (2008 – 2009)
LEED Project Manager
Focused on LEED-NC targeting Gold Certification. Supervised and liaised with contractors, electricians, engineers and consultants on implementing sustainability measures: energy/lighting modeling, waste management, indoor air quality, green cleaning, green roof and solar.
Antiques Registrar / Sales Liaison
Managed, documented & tracked entire inventory for high-end Antique Lighting Company. Coordinated with Sales to re-stock per showroom trends. Oversaw movement, packing and shipping of all objects across our 6 national and international showrooms. Maintained records, conditions and location of all objects.
COTE DE FRANCE, New York, NY (2006 – 2008)
Showroom Sales Manager
Managed high-end furniture trade showroom, generated $450,000+ in monthly sales. Direct interface with architects & interior designers on custom projects, dealing with budgeting, scheduling and quality control. Built strategic relationships with architects and interior designers.
ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE NETWORK – AMERICAN ALLIANCE OF MUSEUMS, Washington, DC (2011- PRESENT)
Chair Development & Events Committee
Head up the Development & Events Committee, where we showcase museums on the forefront on sustainability and energy efficiency, plan Annual conference tours and assist in planning our yearly Summit on Sustainability for AAM’s annual conference.
BUILDING ENERGY 2011 CONFERENCE, Boston, MA (2011)
Coordinator / Speaker
Coordinated education session for BE2011, a conference for renewable energy and green building professionals. Researched, organized and planned conference session on Greening Museums and Cultural Institutions.
GreenHomeNYC, New York, NY (2008 – 2012)
Forum Coordinator / Educator
Coordinated monthly green building forums for community-oriented organization to educate on the adoption of sustainable building methods, materials and renewable energy systems. Organize speakers, GreenHome volunteers, locate venues and plan entire event. Liaise with panelists to develop content for forum topics.
Education & Certifications
Real Estate Agent, NY DEPT OF STATE
LEED Accredited Professional, US GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL
Building Analyst, BPI, BUILDING PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE, NY
CELTA (ESL), Cambridge University, Embassy CES, NY, NY
MA, Museum Studies Dec Art, FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, NY, NY
Certificate Appraisal Studies: Fine/Dec Art, NYU, NY, NY
BA, Art History and Anthropology, SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, Syracuse, NY