Gretchen Sweeney

Vice President at Arc Skoru, Inc.
LEED AP: BD+C, Washington, District Of Columbia
United States

Gretchen Sweeney is an innovative leader with more than 15 years of experience at the nexus of environment, sustainability, business, technology, and urban systems. At Arc Skoru, Inc., she is responsible for product development and user success for Arc, a powerful, data-driven platform that connects people to transformative action, global benchmarking, analytics, and certification across different scales of the built environment. Gretchen was integral to development and market deployment of Arc and its precursor, the LEED Dynamic Plaque, a groundbreaking approach to measuring and comparing the performance of buildings. Previously she served as Vice President, LEED implementation at USGBC where she managed the development of new LEED rating systems and their implementation across different verticals and geographies. She served on the LEED Steering Committee and guided LEED team collaborations with several hundred stakeholders on committees and the LEED International Roundtable – industry experts who volunteer to develop the best practices in LEED that guide better design, construction, and operations of the built environment. She has previous experience supporting federal entities such as the General Services Administration and the Department of Defense to green their building portfolios, developing a voluntary sustainability certification for Maryland municipalities at the University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center (EFC), and in capital markets at Friedman, Billings, Ramsey, Inc., an investment bank in Arlington, VA. She received her Master of City Planning and Certificate in Urban Design from the University of Pennsylvania.