Ms. Gallo is a LEED Accredited Professional with Bachelor Degrees in both Business and Psychology. Jo has been an active member of the New Jersey Chapter of the US Green Building Council for several years. She has 20 years combined experience in Consulting, Sales and Construction Project Management.
Jo has an extensive background in building envelope and green (vegetative and cool) roofing as she has been involved with the design and implementation green roofs since 2002. She shares achievement of two prestigious Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) Awards of Excellence and has worked indirectly on many other award winners. During her tenure as a green roof professional, she has provided consultation and analysis on storm water reduction, urban heat island reduction, energy minimization and conservation and the benefits that green roofs provide the living environment.
Prior to her tenure in green roofing Jo within the field of building envelope providing consultative measures to reduce energy costs, prolong building material life and guidance on construction materials.
Currently Jo is working as a Regional Manager for Waste Management where she leads a team of highly trained and educated Sustainability Consultants. Jo's team specializes in LEED Consulting and building certification, energy and water conservation and reduction, waste minimization and cost savings within Commercial Property Portfolios and Enterprise wide service optimization.