October 23 , 2018 • 1:00pm (EST)
Join AESP for a 30 minute discussion with Waypoint Energy!
Waypoint Energy, a division of Waypoint Building Group, is a small, woman-owned business based in San Francisco focused on driving sustainability within the built environment. As a technology-enabled commercial real estate energy efficiency advisory firm, Waypoint delivers utility and public programs for the commercial real estate sector. Our mission is to decrease the cost and increase the performance, transparency and penetration of sustainability and energy efficiency programs.
Moderator: Emily Pearce – Emily has over a decade of experience in the efficiency industry. She has lead strategic initiatives for many utility programs including developing and designing innovative energy efficiency and market transformation programs, introducing new technology to the marketplace, and implementing and improving national energy efficiency programs. As Vice President at Waypoint, Emily has led the delivery of the utility services team to drive value for utility, government, and commercial real estate clients. She executes innovative market outreach and engagement programs, manages stakeholder relationships, and holds overall budgetary responsibility and ownership. Emily has a B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife from Michigan State University, and an M.B.A in Finance and Organizational Behavior from Marylhurst University. She is a Certified Energy Manager.
Speaker: Katie Vrabel - Katie Vrabel has over a decade of experience in the energy industry, with more than half spent designing, evaluating, and implementing demand side management utility programs. She has designed multi-faceted energy efficiency programs and has a track record of driving innovation and additional portfolio offerings within the residential and commercial sectors. In addition to energy, Ms. Vrabel started her career in the commercial real estate industry as a leasing and brokerage associate, developing a foundation and long-term desire to making an impact within this sector. As East Director at Waypoint, Katie oversees the delivery and expansion of programs and services within the Midwest and East coast, collaborating with utility and commercial real estate clients. Katie, a Fitwel Ambassador, has a B.S. in Marketing and International Studies from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, and an M.B.A from Texas A&M University.