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Senior Director Business Engagement at Institute for Market Transformation (IMT)
Marla is a seasoned sustainability professional with over 19 years of experience in developing and implementing ESG programs for the commercial real estate industry. She was a pioneer in helping companies achieve recognition such as GRESB Green Star and ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year while saving millions of dollars in costs and creating high-performance portfolios. From being the first Director of Sustainability in an Office and Industrial REIT followed by the nation’s largest senior living owner/operator, to ESG consulting for real estate portfolios and leading work for the EPA’s ENERGY STAR Commercial Buildings Program, Marla is able to bring her expertise to IMT to oversee the evolution and execution of programmatic strategy and services that drive high-performance building adoption across the real estate industry. Marla is a LEED AP ID+C, a Fitwel Ambassador, and has her master’s degree in Sustainability and Environmental Management from the Harvard University Extension School.