Al Skodowski | U.S. Green Building Council
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Al Skodowski

  • AP-O&M Certified
  • AP-Homes Certified
  • LEED Fellow

ROLE
Al is the Principal of Rivion. He serves as chief strategist and heads
business development for the company.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Al started in the building operations and maintenance industry with Hyatt
Hotels in Milwaukee and worked through the ranks to become an Assistant Chief
Engineer.
He opened the 1000 North Water Street office building in downtown Milwaukee
as the Chief Engineer and then worked as the Chief Engineer, Operations
Manager and Property Manager for the Milwaukee Center.
He was the National Director of Engineering for Great Lakes Reit and
developed a complete in house operations and maintenance team to oversee
operations of the complete portfolio.
When Great Lakes Reit was purchased by Transwestern, Al’s role expanded to
cover all of the company’s Midwest properties.  He then served as SVP and
Director of LEED and Sustainability for Transwestern and led the Transwestern
Sustainability Services team in Milwaukee.  The TSS group grew to manage
Transwestern’s corporate energy and sustainability efforts along with
servicing Transwestern clients and outside clients globally.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS/RECOGNITION
Al was the Chairman of the BOMA international Energy and Environment
Committee which developed a framework around energy data and benchmarking.
He served on the local Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Green Building
Alliance (WGBA), as well as the United States Green Building Alliance (USGBC)
National Board, where he held the position of Chairman of the Board.
Al was awarded the USGBC award for Individual Leadership in 2010.

He has stayed active with the USGBC, most specifically on the LEED Dynamic
Plaque – Arc Platform, The WELL Certification program, and the development
and construction of the William Jefferson Clinton Children’s Center –
Project Haiti Orphanage in Port Au Prince Haiti.

Involvement