5/30/2013Member Happy Hour
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Elizabeth Vasatka, VasatkaE@bouldercolorado.gov, 303-441-1964Elizabeth Vasatka is the LEAD Business Sustainability Coordinator for the City of Boulder. Elizabeth has worked for local government in Boulder County for over 15 years. She is one of the founders of the Boulder Green Building Guild and also sat on the Board of Directors for the USGBC Colorado Chapter. Elizabeth was a key staff member on the design and implementation of the city’s revised and new green building codes.
Justin Symour, Justin.firstname.lastname@example.org, 315-528-2711
Melissa Thornton, email@example.com, 303-210-5803Melissa Lynne Thornton, Employing Broker / Owner LOHAS Realty Melissa founded LOHAS Realty in alignment with the $295B sector of the world economy after over a decade of success in real estate. LOHAS Realty boasts a unique business model that encompasses sustainability and capitalizes on a triple bottom profit sharing revenue. Melissa is a certified International EcoBroker and employing broker/owner at LOHAS Realty. At LOHAS Realty they understand the value of green building and effectively niche market certified real estate at a premium over conventional. Buyers gain access to special financing, reports on energy and building improvements, certified products and service providers as well as cash at closing to make home improvements.
Melissa is an integral part of the community having served on municipal, public and private advisory boards and NGO's board of directors. Melissa is responsible for grants thru SRTS in some BVSD schools. She has been asked to key note speak alongside the Gov. Energy Office on the tangible value of certified green real estate and continues to serve the community at large.
R.J. is a charismatic small business owner with expertise in energy efficiency and green building strategies for existing buildings. Hailing from Pittsburgh, R.J. transplanted to Boulder at the age of 18 to study at the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business. Graduating with dual degrees in Entrepreneurship and Finance, R.J. has had the honor and privilege of watching his dreams unfold while valuing the belief that with determination, effort, and time anything is possible. Currently, R.J. is the founder and CEO of Ecosyste.ms, a sustainability consulting firm based in Boulder specializing in deep energy retrofits for commercial properties. At the ripe age of 28, R.J. has already completed nearly 20 commercial retrofits and doubled his operations size in the last 12 months. R.J. is an active member of the Boulder community serving on the boards of Boulder 2140, the Association of Building Energy Coaches (ABEC), as well as the Colorado Green Building Guild (CGBG). R.J. is always looking collaborate with others to help reach a more sustainable future.
Lisa Fletcher, firstname.lastname@example.org, 303-579-5253
Lisa Fletcher is a licensed architect and founding principal of Essenza Architecture. For the past six years her firm has designed residential and commercial projects locally and internationally, striving to make each project as sustainable as possible. She loves getting into the details of energy efficiency. And she pours her efforts into creating comfortable and efficient designs, allowing people to build only as much as they need, saving both financial and natural resources. Having been a member of the Guild since the year it was formed, Lisa has witnessed the Guild’s tremendous growth. She has worked on the Professional Development committee in recent years and now would like to contribute more time and energy to supporting the mission of the Guild by serving on the Board of Directors. Lisa has lived in Colorado for thirty years and in the Boulder area for the last fourteen. She is a LEED AP (BD+C) accredited professional, with a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Colorado and a B.S. degree from Arizona State University.
Todd Collins, email@example.com, 303-748-4315
Todd Collins is Passive House Trained and the Founder of A&E Building Systems: Products for High Performance Buildings. A&E Building Systems supplies architects, developers, builders and contractors with the products, services and information necessary to achieve high performance building objectives andcriteria including Passive House,LEED, RESNET/HERS, Energy Star, etc. Our passion is fueled by the desire to provide home and building owners comfortable, healthy and highly efficient places to live, work and play
Todd's background includes an MBA with majors in Marketing and Entrepreneurship.
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