We work with clients from various industries and sizes to help them achieve positive returns on their buildings, programs, and human capital investments. Due to our lean core staffing and extensive partner network, ecoPreserve delivers outstanding capabilities customized to meet your needs flexibly and efficiently.
We pride ourselves on the extensive charity and volunteer work we are involved with to move our communities in Florida to the forefront of sustainability. We are also proud to be a woman-owned specialty professional services firm based in Orlando, Florida.
Alexa Stone, President, LEED AP O+M
Alexa Stone is the founder of ecoPreserve and native of Oregon where she spent much of her youth outdoors hiking and skiing. She attended the University of Colorado and spent summers at UCLA. Alexa is a graduate of Old Dominion University with a major in Business Administration and minor in Mandarin Chinese. After graduation, Alexa taught for several years at Beijing’s Academy of Sciences. Alexa began her career in electronics in 1990 by importing custom-engineered products from China. In 2002 she helped develop and led Home Depot (HD) Supply to its focus on energy efficiency as the U.S. Lighting and Energy Specialist Alexa is a former Board of Director for the US Green Building Council Central FL (USGBC) and the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA). She is a former Green Committee Chair for the Building Owners & Manager’s Association (BOMA), where she was honored with the BOMA President’s Award. Alexa is a founding member of the Central Florida Energy Efficiency Alliance that encouraged energy benchmarking of over 2,000 buildings throughout Central FL.
Jeff Benavides, Project Manager, LEED AP O+M
Jeff Benavides is a graduate of the University Of Central Florida in Hospitality Management and pursuing his MBA from Nova Southeastern University. Entering sustainability in 2007, he achieved Florida Green Lodging Program for the Peabody Orlando, a 1200+ room convention resort. He founded several programs and established partnerships with the Clean the World Foundation and Brazilian Springs Water. Continuing with sustainability at the City of Orlando, Jeff helped manage the Mayor Buddy Dyer's GreenWorks Program, energy baseline for all city buildings, developed a Green Business Program and achieved GOLD Local Government certification from the Florida Green Building Coalition. Returning to hospitality, Jeff brought the largest timeshare brand to the forefront of energy management and waste programs for its 160+ resort portfolio. Jeff is a founding member of the Hospitality Advocacy Committee of the USGBC Central FL and South FL as well the Central Florida Energy Efficiency Alliance.
Jessica Wright, Project Coordinator, LEED Green Associate
Jessica Wright is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a bachelors degree in Hospitality Management as well as a Master's in Sustainability from the University of Phoenix. Jessica claims her experience in building operations as holding several management roles especially in food services and nutrition management. Her expertise has been in managing large teams, client management, leadership, and communications. Passionate for sustainability, she has been the catalyst for establishing and leading several successful sustainability initiatives in her past positions. Jessica is a member of the Florida Healthcare Engineering Association (FHEA) and the U.S. Green Building Council. Committed to community outreach, she volunteers for Keep Seminole Beautiful and the Seminole County School District as a visiting lecturer and expert teaching sustainability and gardening to students. Jessica also operates a small business, Caring Hands Gardener, that provides organic gardening and landscaping for homes and businesses.
David L. Dunn, CFM, Facility Operations & Strategic Program Advisor
With a long history of facilities management including work at United Technologies and the Astronauts Memorial Foundation. After joining the City of Orlando, Dave developed strategy for the Mayor’s “Green Works Orlando” program and was the project leader for LEED certification of 6 new construction city fire stations. Additionally, he manages energy efficiency programs in 61 City buildings and coordinates EECBG grant funding. David is a U.S. Navy & Air Force Veteran, he holds a Associate of Science in Business Administration, a Bachelor’s of Art of Divinity. He is Chapter President of the International Facilities Managers Association (IFMA) of Central Florida and actively involved in U.S. Green Building Council and the Central Florida Energy Efficiency Alliance. David speaks nationally on behalf of IFMA on building sustainability topics including LEED, net-zero, vegetated roof, rainwater harvesting systems, hybrids and gray water reuse. He presently serves as Fleet & Facilities Manager for the City of Orlando.
Todd Langner, Branding & Development Advisor
Todd is a lighting efficiency pioneer with extensive experience in the industry including executive roles at: Troy Lighting (President & Chief Operation Officer), Kichler Lighting (Executive VP of Marketing and Product Development) and Hunter Lighting (President). Todd's passions include marketing, branding, product development, strategic planning, mergers & acquisitions and mentoring. Todd is a graduate of University of Florida with a major in Public Relations. On a personal note, Todd is described as "driven" and "goal-oriented" but he says there is one principle which must override all other in order to insure business and personal success: HUMOR. "Without humor the work product won't be as good and the journey will be miserable." Todd Langner is the Senior VP for Business Development for SESCO Lighting.
Mark Thomason, Technology Advisor
Alberto Brioso, LEED AP Environmental Quality & Hygenist Consultant
With over 17 years in the environmental safety and health profession, Alberto Brioso has gained experience and understanding of the synergy between sustainability and health. He has worked in both the public and private sectors to include the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Department of Health, as an international building materials manufacturer. Alberto also has extensive experience in environmental consulting and has performed hundreds of indoor air quality assessments including IEQ commissioning for LEED projects. Alberto earned a Bachelors of Science in Biology and a Masters of Science in Industrial Engineering with a specialization in Human Engineering. He is also a Certified Industrial Hygienist with extensive experience in workplace hazard assessments for industries of all types.
Larry Clark, CEA, LEED AP O+M, Building Systems & Energy Consultant
Larry Clark is an electrical engineer (B.S.E.E.), LEED AP and Certified Commercial Energy Auditor. He previously served as Director of Corporate Business Development at Hill York, President at MEPCO (formerly Dunham-Bush); and regional manager at Vapor Power division of Westinghouse Air Brake. He has had more than a dozen HVAC and energy related articles published and is a frequent presenter and lecturer on metering/submetering and advanced ventilation strategies. He is a member of ASHRAE, IEEE and USGBC South FL (2011-2012 chair of Broward Green Schools Committee), and serves on the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) Education Review Team, BOMA FL Energy Committee and the City of Pompano Beach Recycling & Solid Waste Committee. Larry is principal of Sustainable Performance Solutions LLC.
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