Vice President of Strategy & Innovation
Angelica directs GBA’s Pittsburgh 2030 District, including the convening of District Partners, serving as the initiative’s primary spokesperson, and acting as the liaison between GBA and 2030 stakeholders locally and nationally. Angelica is responsible for developing relationships with and supporting new and existing property, community, and resource partners to help meet the District’s energy, water, transportation, and indoor air quality goals; she also designs tools, educational opportunities, and communication strategies for them. Angelica regularly speaks at public events and community meetings, as well as for national groups, including Architecture 2030 and other 2030 Districts.
Angelica has worked in a variety of capacities within the green building industry, with a focus on existing buildings. She was previously Assistant Vice President and Sustainability Analyst at PNC Financial Services, where her main emphasis was PNC’s green building program. In that role, she oversaw the implementation of policies and actions utilized to reduce negative environmental impacts at PNC’s retail branches and major buildings, including The Tower at PNC Plaza. Prior to that position, Angelica was the Sustainability Coordinator at the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County (SEA, owner of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh’s professional sports facilities, and associated developments). Among her responsibilities at SEA were the LEED-EBOM Platinum certification of the convention center and LED lighting retrofits in three parking garages. Angelica was also an intern at Green Building Alliance while an undergraduate!
Angelica holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, with a concentration in Construction Management and Sustainability.