USGBC Names New COO
Yesterday (April 26), the U.S. Green Building Council announced via press release that Lisa Revitte has been hired as the association’s new Chief Operating Officer.
In her newly created role, Revitte will support both the USGBC and Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI) in a variety of areas including facilities, finance, human resources, legal and technology.
“Lisa is an outstanding complement to our global leadership team,” said Peter Templeton, President and CEO, USGBC and GBCI. “I am confident in her ability to help strengthen the capabilities and performance of our organizations as we work to address urgent challenges facing our communities worldwide. It is an important time for USGBC and GBCI, and having an experienced COO is vital as we continue to pursue our mission at even greater speed and scale.
“Lisa’s expertise will be fundamental as we seek to transform USGBC’s strong legacy of leadership into the platform of partnership, collaboration, and innovation we need to advance a prosperous and equitable future.”
According to the USGBC, Revitte has 20 years of operations experience. Previously, she served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, and most recently held the same position at FOX Architects, LLC.
Prior to her other COO roles, Revitte served USGBC and GBCI from 2006-2014 in various capacities including director of operations for GBCI and director of enterprise performance for USGBC and GBCI.
Revitte holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan.
The association adds that both the USGBC and GBCI are currently conducting a strategic review to act on opportunities for improvement across our programs and operations. This review will ensure the organizations are well positioned to scale their work to support unprecedented public and private sector commitments to advancing health, decarbonization, equity and other ESG goals through green building.