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Lauren Fakhoury

Senior Project Manager

Lauren Fakhoury guides project teams to achieve their sustainability goals and distinguish themselves in the competitive landscape of Bay Area real estate.

She is particularly experienced with green building programs for core and shell developments, including for prolific Bay Area real estate developer Sobrato. She frequently manages aggressive sustainability programs for technology companies, such as office tenant improvement programs for LinkedIn, HPE, Google, and others. She also leads sustainability projects for governments, universities, and schools throughout the region, including UC Davis, UC Berkeley, and UC San Francisco.

Within Brightworks, she develops and manages internal tools and resources for effective project management and sustainability best practices.

Before Brightworks, Lauren was a senior analyst in Accenture’s San Jose office, focused on business and systems integration, energy, and smart buildings. She managed a small team in creating a database of energy rebates, incentives, and commissioning programs and evaluated her client’s product information to validate its alignment with LEED criteria. She also established the project management office (PMO) for a marketing transformation project, including putting together a handbook for ongoing operations within the team.


Education

  • Washington University in St. Louis
    Master of Science (Construction Management)
    Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering)

Technical Credentials & Professional Memberships

  • U. S. Green Building Council
    LEED AP Building Design + Construction (LEED AP BD+C)
    LEED AP Operations + Maintenance (LEED AP O+M)
    LEED Location and Planning Technical Advisory Group, Member
  • International Parking Institute and Green Building Certification Inc.
    ParkSmart Advisor
  • U. S. Green Building Council (Northern California Chapter)
    Member
  • Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
    Member
  • San Francisco Planning & Urban Research Association (SPUR)
    Member

Selected Experience

  • Accenture
  • Sustainable Design Consulting
  • Johnson & Johnson


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