Stevan Vinci, Building Science Consultant and Sustainability Specialist, has been selected as a 2017 LEED Fellow by the Green Business Certification Institute (GBCI). This honor is granted for his outstanding work as LEED Professional and the significance of his contributions to the green building community.
LEED Fellows are recognized as the most exceptional professionals in the green building industry, demonstrating:
- Exceptional achievement in key mastery elements related to technical knowledge and skill.
- Exemplary leadership in green building.
- Significant contributions in teaching, mentoring or research with proven outcomes.
- Impactful commitment, service and advocacy for green building and sustainability.
LEED Fellowship is the most prestigious designation awarded by GBCI.
“We are honored and proud to have Stevan Vinci as one of this year’s LEED Fellows,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO of GBCI and the U.S. Green Building Council.
“Stevan has shown superb leadership as a green building advocate and has continued to help shift the norm of how the industry plans and builds sustainably. Stevan’s work and credibility in the industry has been proven time and time again by his outstanding leadership in the green building movement, and motivates all of us to continue the charge forward in creating sustainable, healthy and connected communities through the built environment.”
Stevan is honored to be chosen as a LEED Fellow stating, “I have devoted the past 18 years of my career focusing on sustainability and how to change the way I do everything – both in my professional and personal life.”
“I strive to lead by example. Whether it’s helping people understand the benefits of certain design aspects that results in a higher performing and more sustainable building, or showing my 3 year old daughter how to grow food, appreciate nature and to realize you don’t need so much ‘stuff’ to be happy.”
“I am extremely proud to be a champion for LEED and green buildings and honored to receive such prestigious designation as I strongly believe that my values parallel those of the GBCI and USGBC.”