As a principal at Green Building Services, Inc., Elaine has spearheaded national green building milestones over the past decade with an emphasis on existing buildings. Her extensive background in interior design gives her a unique perspective on occupant behavior. She combines this insight with a deep understanding of organizational culture to effect widespread change, enhancing both corporate and building sustainability.
At GBS, Elaine manages the consulting staff and is responsible for business development. Her leadership abilities extend to client, stakeholder and project teams to successfully guide the greening of buildings and facilities management practices. Keenly focused on integrating building design with efficient and effective operations, Elaine’s exceptional collaboration and communication skills forge new awareness between project and facilities’ teams. By focusing on strategies that deliver the greatest value, Elaine consistently positions project teams to exceed their initial green building expectations. Her influence on diverse precedent-setting projects – ranging from operations and maintenance of existing buildings, commercial interiors, and state-of-the-art assembly spaces to corporate campuses and LEED volume certifications – distinguishes her in the green building industry.