USGBC - VP, Strategic Relationships
Rhiannon Jacobsen is the Vice President of Strategic Relationships at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). In this role, Rhiannon focuses on a variety of clients and initiatives related to the green building industry. Rhiannon specializes in engaging corporations and foundations and further connecting them to the U.S. Green Building Council’s vast portfolio of green building initiatives and activities, including LEED, the most widely recognized and used green building program across the globe. With nearly 80,000 projects in over 160 countries and territories and over 1.85 million square feet certified daily, LEED is changing the way buildings and communities are planned, constructed, maintained and operated.
At USGBC, Rhiannon’s areas of professional oversight include the manufacturing, technology, commercial contracting and hospitality sectors, as well as all traditional philanthropic and corporate sponsorship activities of USGBC. She also oversees various market based engagement activities including the LEED User Groups.
Rhiannon first joined USGBC in March 2006 as the Director of Sponsorships and Exhibits and has also served as the Director of Strategic Accounts. Rhiannon graduated from Brandeis University with a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies and History.