Media Specialist, U.S. Green Building Council
Jacob Kriss joined the U.S. Green Building Council in November 2012. At
USGBC, Jacob serves as a primary contact for members of the press while
focusing on public relations and marketing outreach strategy.
Prior to joining USGBC, Jacob earned a master's degree in public relations
from Syracuse University after working for several years in financial
journalism at SNL Financial and online education at Silverchair Learning
Systems, both in Charlottesville, Va.
He graduated with a bachelor's degree in English from the State University of
New York College at Geneseo and has held internships at the Richmond
Times-Dispatch; Eric Mower + Associates, a public relations agency in
Syracuse, N.Y.; the U.S. Agency for International Development Office of
Legislative and Public Affairs; and the New York State Comptroller's Office.
Expert topic: Communications