Our Staff represents a diverse group of leaders in the fields of sustainability, equitable community development, environmental science, health, high performance building and sustainable design.
Southface is pleased to welcome Andrea Pinabell as President. Andrea is responsible for the strategy, management, and growth of Southface ensuring the organization’s continued leadership in support of its vision to support a regenerative economy, responsible resource use and social equity through a healthy built environment for all.
Marci oversees the fundraising and communications staff, manages strategic partnerships, directs key management initiatives and serves as a spokesperson for the organization. She was Southface’s first director of development and communications from 2000-2006.
Shane supports the commercial services team in helping local and regional businesses achieve their sustainability goals. The team’s services include LEED administration and consulting, the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge, EarthCraft Light Commercial, EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation and training events on commercial topics.
Southface is pleased to welcome Lisa Bianchi-Fossati to its staff as Policy Director. In this role Lisa will build upon the achievements of Southface in promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions with legislatures and utility commissions. She will also help develop an expanded agenda on policy matters, including energy codes, green infrastructure and sustainable development strategies.
Brad manages the U.S. DOE Southeast Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Training (SWEET) Center. He manages several programs focusing on residential energy efficiency, health and safety trainings and certifications, including the Georgia Weatherization Training Program, Building Performance Institute (BPI), and Home Performance with ENERGY STAR. Brad collaborates with the U.S. DOE, BPI, and other Weatherization Training Centers to develop national standards and best practices related to energy efficiency improvements on existing homes.
Robert directs our Urban Sustainability Practice which leads and partners with innovative teams nationwide to implement programs that reduce our impact on natural and community systems.
Dave prepares all financial statements for Southface. He is responsible for the annual budget. He also leads the effort on the annual financial audit and other compliance issues.
Beth oversees the Facilities and IT teams and provides HR support. She is also responsible for accounts payable and receivable processing, financial reporting and assisting the controller with accounting and financial functions.
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