While obtaining her sustainability-focused Master’s Degree, Jackie worked for The University of Florida in combination with the Hinkley Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste. For these organizations, Jackie developed a contractor’s guide for managing and diverting jobsite waste. To finalize her Master’s Degree, Jackie’s thesis analyzed current and estimated future impacts of gypsum board waste resulting from the continued expansion of the university. The thesis proposed a solution for minimizing and diverting the gypsum board waste generated; therefore limiting the costs and hazards associated with disposal and improving the nearby community.
At Robins & Morton, Jackie has earned the role of Corporate Sustainability Coordinator. She is responsible for developing and overseeing implementation of the company’s sustainability-focused initiatives, goals, and application. Her primary role is to continuously improve the sustainable and regenerative efforts at Robins & Morton to ensure they remain a progressive leader and set an important standard within the design and construction industry. She is also in charge of enhancing and executing clients' sustainably-focused goals and overseeing certification of the company's LEED projects.
Jackie continually works to broaden her knowledge of sustainable operational, construction, and design concepts. With this knowledge, Jackie conducts USGBC-Approved training courses to educate associates, clients, and the community. Jackie also works with college students to improve their understanding of green building and develop their presentation skills. Jackie serves on the ABC National Green Building Committee.