As the CHPS Technical Lead, Alex applies her broad background to advocate for green schools and to assist teams pursuing better building design. Prior to joining CHPS, Alex served as a commissioning engineer where she had the opportunity to consult on a number of projects pursuing energy-efficient design and green building certifications including K-12 schools and higher education facilities. She has also worked in construction management for a design-build firm where she gained first-hand experience in building design and construction. Alex is a LEED AP BD+C with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Colorado at Denver.