Experience

Director of Energy & Sustainability                          August 2016 – Present

CBREBank of America Account                                    Dallas, TX

  • Lead Energy & Sustainability strategy  for the 30M+ square feet of CBRE managed Bank of America owned and occupied space
  • Interface with key client contacts to track and report on 2020 Environmental Operations Goals 
  • Coordinate with senior leadership to obtain necessary resources to support strategic execution

Senior Energy & Sustainability Manager                September 2015 – August 2016

CBREBank of America Account                                    Dallas, TX

  • Serve my team (5 direct reports) and client by providing vision, guidance, and support to ensure metrics are established and met
  • Oversee $100M in utility spend and over 30M sq. ft. in retail, office, and data center space throughout the Americas
  • Retain direct leadership of key regions and accounts, including nine dedicated data centers, Latin America, and One Bryant Park
  • Manage Demand Response programs representing 20+ MW across seven locations, resulting in over $2M in annual revenue

Energy & Sustainability Manager                                      July 2013 – August 2015
CBREBank of America Account                                          Dallas, TX

  • Served as the energy leader on nine data centers representing $26M in energy spend, driving over $3M in savings in 2-3 years
  • Oversaw LEED EB and Energy Star certification of a 1M square foot corporate campus in Plano, TX
  • Allocated $1.05M in R&M budget surplus to implement interior LED lighting projects in 125 retail locations in NYC, resulting in $450k in annual savings and a $300k utility rebate

Assistant Energy & Sustainability Manager                    May 2011 – July 2013
CBREBaylor Health Care System Account                        Dallas, TX

  • Served as technical energy lead on a 10M sq. ft. hospital portfolio representing $30M in annual utility spend and over 10 hospitals
  • Sat on the guidance committee for selection and specification of key consultants and equipment for a new 300k sq. ft. hospital
  • Assisted with the implementation and verification of a $16M multi-site optimization program, leading to over $4.5M in annual savings
  • Developed and led an energy awareness program consisting of over 800 Baylor Health Care System employees

Energy Management Consultant                                            March 2010 – April 2011
Ideal Impact, Inc.                                                                                 Dallas, TX

  • Managed the evaluation and implementation of energy conservation measures in churches and schools
  • Oversaw up to 15 projects of various sizes at a time
  • Formulated processes and procedures for many aspects of the business

Sales Engineer                                                                                   February 2009 – March 2010
SmartEdge (prev. Building Controls & Services)                  Buffalo, NY

  • Created estimates from engineered plans and specs and negotiated competitive bids for a $15M Schneider Electric partner
  • Won contracts valued at over $500k through new bids, negotiated change orders, and ongoing customer relationships
  • Partnered with the operations group throughout the course of project implementation

Sales Representative                                                                     July 2008 – November 2008
Schneider Electric (formerly TAC)                                               Dallas, TX

  • Participated in an intense training program to learn sales skills and technical knowledge surrounding Energy Performance Contracts
  • Completed 8 weeks of field training

Education

Master of Business Administration                                August 2012 – December 2014
Strategic Management
University of North Texas                                                          Denton, TX
GPA: 3.83/4.0

Bachelor of Science                                                                   August 2006 – May 2008
interdisciplinary Engineering & Management
Clarkson University                                                                      Potsdam, NY
GPA: 3.65/4.0

Associate of Science                                                                 August 2004 – May 2006
Engineering Science
Genesee Community College                                                   Batavia, NY
GPA: 3.93/4.0

Certifications, Training, and Accomplishments

Skills

  • High level of public speaking and teaching ability and experience
  • Advanced level of MS Office expertise, including pivot tables and lookup functions in MS Excel

Community Service