Pepper joined Davis Energy Group in 2007 managing the green programs group including their LEED for Homes Provider program and residential retrofit programs. She previously worked for D.R. Horton, Sacramento where she was a project manager in the land acquisition group and a warranty supervisor in the construction group where she worked on Environments for Living and LEED for Homes projects. Pepper is a LEED AP Homes, Certified LEED for Homes Green Rater, GreenPoint Rater, and Enterprise Communities Rater. She is a member of the GBCI Continuing Education Advisory Group. Pepper is also an instructor for LERN online courses offered at colleges around the world and taught at UC Berkeley Extension in their Sustainable Building Certificate Program. Pepper earned a B.S. in Merchandising/Marketing from the University of Southern Mississippi, a J.D. with a specialization in Environmental Law from Mississippi College, and an M.B.A. with a specialization in Marketing from the University of South Florida. Prior to building homes she managed software development and R&D projects for 10 years using the Integrative Design Process.