In the face of the climate crisis, organizations are looking to electrification and renewable energy as a way to get buildings, energy systems, and vehicles off of fossil fuels. But fears abound that plugging too many things into the grid could overwhelm the system and lead to blackouts. Over the…
Joey is a Senior Associate in the Carbon-Free Buildings practice supporting the Pathways to Zero team, which drives early movers in the buildings industry—including individual buildings, districts, and cities—on a path to net-zero energy. Currently, he is working with the City of Pittsburgh in support of an energy master planning effort to reduce City energy use by 50 percent by 2030.
From 2013 to 2016, Joey worked in airport operations at the Morristown Airport, a general aviation reliever airport for the New York metropolitan area. His responsibilities included conducting aircraft movement area inspections, fuel facility management, wildlife mitigation, snow removal operations, and coordinating emergency response operations. In 2017, passionate about both aviation and sustainability, Joey came to RMI as an intern on the Sustainable Aviation team. As a part-time RMI contractor from November 2017 until December 2018, he supported the Sustainable Aviation team’s research efforts to accelerate the adoption of airport green revolving funds.
B.A. Aviation Management, minor in Flight Operations, Westminster College of Salt Lake City
M.S. Urban and Regional Planning, University of Colorado Denver