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Michele A. Russo, LEED AP, Director, Green Content & Research Communications, McGraw-Hill Construction Michele has been working in environmental policy and communications for over 18 years. She currently is responsible for helping direct the green content across MHC’s portfolio of products and services, including the management of MHC’s SmartMarket Report series and development of the first green building market sizing. Michele is also a contributor to The McGraw-Hill Companies’ corporate initiatives around sustainability. Previously, she served as Executive Director of the Clean Beaches Council and Deputy Director of the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable. She has authored several articles on pollution prevention and is a frequent speaker on green building trends, including an appearance on CNBC’s People, Profit, Planet and NPR’s For All Things Considered. Michele has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.