Sandy is a Sr. Advisor to RSF Social Finance, whose purpose is to transform the way the world works with money. In this capacity he has spearheaded RSF’s field building activity around community capital systems and their initiative to support community foundations make the transition to place-based, mission-aligned investing.
He is also Principal of Consilience LLC, a national consultancy with a mission to foster environmentally, socially and economically sustainable communities. His skillful facilitation has helped birth sustainable master plans for municipalities and institutional campuses as well as sustainable regional public policy initiatives. He has guided numerous institutions and companies through the development of sustainability plans and supported them through the ensuing culture change required for their success. His leadership has also been responsible for the development of over sixty LEED certified commercial buildings, the nation’s first registered Living Building Challenge project and the nation’s first LEED Gold certified homes, which were also net zero energy consumers.
Sandy currently serves as Chair of BALLE. He is a Past Chair of the U.S. Green Building Council, Founding Chair of the Green Building Certification Institute, a co-author of LEED for Neighborhood Development and served on the LEED 2009 Executive Committee. He was also Founding Chair of the Philadelphia based Delaware Valley Green Building Council, and he currently serves on the Green Building Advisory Council for the City of Washington, DC.
Sandy is also a Director of the Social Innovation Fund of RSF Social Finance, a Director of Silpa Inc. - an international green building technical services company - and a Director of Meidlinger Partners - a private equity firm focused on sustainable water technologies. He was formerly Chair of e3bank, a triple bottom line bank focused on redirecting the flow of capital toward a sustainable world. He is a regular lecturer on sustainability and social finance across the U.S.