Molly Meyer

CEO and Founder at Omni Ecosystems
M.Sc., GRP, Chicago, Illinois
United States

Molly Meyer is the Founder & CEO of Omni Ecosystems, a certified WBE. Molly leads Omni's strategy and business development, and oversees Omni's product innovation and operations. She founded Omni with the mission to democratize access to natural spaces, and to create an organization that continuously engages in bold endeavors that elevate the triple bottom line: ecological, financial, and social. Molly envisioned and guides the strategy behind Omni's multi-disciplinary approach to ecosystem innovation, design, implementation, and management, in which Omni is leveraging its advanced technologies and implementing its unique business model to achieve many beneficial environmental, social, and financial outcomes in each landscape. Molly's background couples her academic training at Stanford University in systems problem-solving and biogeochemical research with field experience in construction means and methods, gained working as a carpenter and green roofs installer as a Robert Bosch Fellow in Germany. Her experience in Germany was foundational in redefining the American green roof industry with Omni's groundbreaking comprehensive green roof system. Molly is adept at developing and actualizing creative solutions to needs across the field; her inventions include Omni’s patented living wall panel and patent-pending green roof drainage system. Molly is also the Co-Founder & CEO of The Roof Crop. Molly earned her Master of Science in Earth Systems from Stanford University and her Bachelor of Science in Earth Systems with Honors in Environmental Science, Technology and Policy from Stanford University. Molly is a Board Member of Openlands, a 55-year-old non-profit dedicated to protecting open space in northeastern Illinois and surrounding region. She is a LEED Green Associate, a Certified Green Roof Professional, an Executive Board Member of the Women's Leadership Initiative at Urban Land Institute Chicago, and a member of Commercial Real Estate Women of Chicago. Molly won Illinois Green Alliance 2018 Emerald Award for Individual Leadership.