Our Staff

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.

ANDREA PINABELL, <br><em> President</em>
About Andrea

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.

LISA BIANCHI-FOSSATI, <i>Director <br>Policy & Systems Technology</i>
Policy & Systems Technology
About Lisa

Lisa promotes energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions with legislatures and utility commissions. She is also developing an expanded agenda on policy matters, including energy codes, green infrastructure and sustainable development strategies in Georgia and the Southeast.

JAIMIE COHEN, <i>Program Manager<br>Communications</i>
JAIMIE COHEN, Program Manager
BETH EXLINE, <i>Director<br>Finance & Operations</i>
Finance & Operations
About Beth

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.

RACHEL MCCART, <i>Executive Administrator<br>Finance & Operations</i>
RACHEL MCCART, Executive Administrator
Finance & Operations
About Rachel
Rachel ensures that the President of Southface is able to efficiently and effectively run Southface by managing her calendar, arranging travel and other tasks as needed. Rachel also assists the Education and Technical Assistance team with course logistics.   
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ROBERT REED, Senior Director
Regenerative Places & Spaces
About Robert

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.

SHANE TOTTEN, Program Director
Research & Incubation
About Shane

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.

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BRAD TURNER, Program Director
Education & Training
About Brad

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.

Your support enables Southface to launch and lead important initiatives in several areas;
bold programs that are made possible through the generosity of our donors.


Southface promotes sustainable homes, workplaces and communities through education, research, advocacy and technical assistance.


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