Rachel has a background focused on sustainable real estate development, project management and research. Rachel has managed large scale zero energy ready and passive home development projects from ground break to closing. As a director of operations for a commercial agriculture company she designed and implemented several energy saving retrofits to the facility. Rachel’s passion for ecology and systems thinking attracted her to the green buildings sector. With expertise in solar photovoltaics and sustainable materials, she has helped advance innovative projects in various sectors of the built environment from residential to commercial.