GBRI Team - Page 3
  • Veronica Flores, LEED AP, GGP

Mark van Soestbergen

  • Devesh Nirmul

    Providing expertise in spearheading and operationalizing sustainability, energy management, clean energy and storage, green building, climate change, natural resource management and social marketing / behavior change programs in public, private and non-profit organizations.

Devesh Nirmul

  • Naresh Kalla

    Naresh Kalla has 7 years of work experience with extensive knowledge covering a wide range of topics including Project Management, Cost Estimating, Project Controls, Scheduling, Real Estate Development, Finance, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Sustainability design and execution, LEED certification.

Naresh Kalla

  • Bob Fassbender

    Bob Fassbender graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a degree in Chemical-Engineering. Following graduation, he spent 3 years working as a Marketing Engineer for Trane C.D.S. In the C.D.S. group, Bob developed and supported design and analysis software, primarily TRACE 700™. In addition to his development work, Bob also traveled around the country as a TRACE 700™ and System Analyzer™ instructor.  Bob is also an experienced user with eQUEST energy modeling software.  Today, Bob continues training and energy modeling as a LEED accredited professional (with a focus on LEED EA credit 1).

    He continues to teach both live and online classes. He is formerly an Adjunct Professor for the University of Philadelphia – Masters of Science Sustainable Design Program.

Bob Fassbender

  • Maria Turvin

    Maria is a co-founder of One Earth One Body, an online educational site and green marketplace that focuses on sustainability, global advocacy issues, holistic medicine, and charitable giving.  She is passionate about helping people (women and young people in particular) to empower themselves and is a firm believer in global community, herbal medicine, and music as both medicine and as pure communication. Maria has a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from St. Mary’s University and has studied herbalism both independently, as well through the California School of Traditional Hispanic Herbalism and The Human Path. She founded One Earth One Body with the intention of giving back to her local and global communities while educating on and advocating for pressing global issues.

Maria C. Turvin

  • Elizabeth-Kertesz

    Elizabeth Kertesz, LEED AP BD+C is a Green Building Consultant with more than fifteen years of experience in the construction and development industry in San Antonio, Texas.  After working through college and earning a B.B.A. in Construction Management from the University of Texas at San Antonio (2005), she became an assistant project manager in the utility planning department for Cude Engineers, a San Antonio based civil engineering firm.  She earned her LEED AP credential when she joined Sustainable Perspectives Group (SPG) in 2008.  Since that time she has provided consulting services for more than thirty LEED registered and LEED certified projects throughout Texas, both through her work with SPG and also as an independent consultant. She served as a past vice-chair of the Programs Committee for the USGBC Central Texas – Balcones Chapter, and through the years has taught continuing education courses on sustainability topics such as LEED Construction Project Management, LEED for Existing Buildings, and LEED Exam Prep for various organizations, including Alamo Community College District and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Elizabeth Kertesz

  • Brionne Beck

    Brionne Beck is a LEED Green Associate with extensive knowledge of green building principles and materials. She has been utilizing her skills and knowledge in this arena as an interior designer across the US, Canada, and Denmark working with both large and small firms. She earned a bachelor’s degree in interior design with a concentration in sustainable design from Endicott College. Currently, she has been getting back to her roots on the coast of Maine – exploring the unique vernacular of materials that the area has to offer and applying sustainability knowledge to her own design work and in collaboration with local firms.

Brionne Beck

  • Hugo Villegas

    Mr. Valentini graduated from the Venice Architecture Institute in Italy in March 1986. A senior architect with broad experience gained in green building design,construction management and real estate development. He gained an intensive and broad experience and nearly three decades of professional activity with special attention to all the issues of building sustainability. He focused his experience in the residential and commercial buildings in both new construction,renovation projects and especially on historical buildings. He also speaks at many Green Building events on Green Building rating systems both for professional,institutions and organizations. He is involved also in real estate developments combining all the phases from due diligence, to the preliminary design to the construction phase. He faced also all issues of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality, risk,project costs ,operations and maintenance

Andrea Valentini

  • Chaitali Basu

Chaitali Basu