Career Interests

Sustainable Supply Chain Management, Green Building Design & Construction, Ecosystem Services and Finance


Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Environmental Economics and Policy
Coursework: Sustainable Supply Chains, Life Cycle Cost Analysis, Urban Ecology, Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

University of Texas at Austin, TX
GPA: 3.7 of 4.0
Study Abroad: Denmark International School
Coursework: Design/Build Mexico Studio, Independent Research Study “Urban Spaces”, Sound Building with Distinction Nominee.

Professional Experience

Sustainable agriculture supply chain intern- Environmental Defense Fund, Raleigh, NC, Summer 2015.

Practicing Architect and Studio Sustainability Leader, NBBJ, San Francisco, CA
Firm recognized by Fast Company among top 10 most innovative architecture firms. Led office teams from designing first LEED building to creating a vision for “Regenerative” buildings that provide more energy, water, and physical resources from waste than they consume.
Leadership: Sustainability Lead for San Francisco office and member of firm-wide sustainable leadership team. Engaged in strategic planning of firm-wide sustainable business practices.
Sustainable design: Advised multiple design teams on adoption and integration of net-zero energy and water efficiency goals into project design process. Streamlined process by creating toolkits used in firm-wide implementation of sustainable business practices.
Honors: Recipient of Artist of Change Award from Studio, 2008 and 2010.
Clients: Samsung International, University of Utah, University of San Francisco, Stanford University, Salk Institute. November 2006 - June 2014

Architectural Designer, Sprinkle Robey Architects, San Antonio
Implemented first rainwater harvesting design in studio. May 2006 – November 2006.

Other Experience

Sustainability Leader, Bay Area Leadership in Sustainable Architecture,
San Francisco, CA
Collaborated with a 20 person group comprised of sustainability leaders from Bay Area architecture firms working to address energy, toxic materials, and water conservation through education and activism within the regional design community. January 2009 - June 2014

Community Organizer, Clean Water Action, Austin, TX?
Organized communities into political action through letter writing campaigns, membership, and donations. June-July 2003

Additional Information

<p>Registered Architect, State of California</p>

<p>LEED BD+C, Certified Green Building Professional</p>

<p>Docent, California Academy of Science</p>

<p>Mentorship Program, American Institute of Architects</p>

Graduation Date

May 2017