Anna thrives in the space where creativity in design, stakeholder engagement, and technical precision converge. As project manager at evolveEA, her contributions to design and consulting projects have drawn from her diverse skill set and thorough knowledge, developed through a remarkable mix of project experience and academic research.
Anna has brought methodical accuracy to evolveEA’s LEED documentation and benchmarking, as well as knowledge of sustainable operating systems and stakeholder engagement design to projects. She has performed and analyzed Post Occupancy Evaluations that help increase the value of high-performing spaces, and has also helped engage communities in ecodistrict design.
Anna was a first-place winner in Carnegie Mellon University’s Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research (SEER) Environmental Expo for her design concept for a John F. Kennedy International Airport terminal extension that uses aeroponic plants to improve air quality. She has participated in several group exhibitions and received a grant for a spatial installation executed with a group of her peers at a Carnegie Mellon University art gallery. In 2014 and 2015, Anna co-presented and facilitated a workshop at the Greenbuild International Conference and has also presented at the annual International Living Future Institute’s unConference.
Anna has experience with architectural and environmental education through several teaching assistantships and experience teaching youth at the Carnegie Museum of Art. Anna earned her Master of Science in Sustainable Design from Carnegie Mellon University, where her thesis focused on community strategies for grassroots environmental sustainability. Anna also has a Bachelor of Architecture from Carnegie Mellon University, is a LEED Accredited Professional, is certified in building performance benchmarking and is also an EcoDistricts Accredited Professional.