A nationally-recognized expert on sustainable design, Jim is an architect and Director of Sustainability at Lord Aeck Sargent, where he leads the effort to incorporate sustainable design strategies in the firm’s projects. He joined LAS in 1997 and was the first in the firm, and among the first in the country, to become a LEED Accredited Professional. Now a LEED Fellow, Jim has successfully led the LEED certification of more than 50 projects ranging from certified through platinum. He is a frequently published author and presenter, and was named one of Building Design & Construction Magazine’s “40 Under 40.”