Director, Client Solutions
TRUE Zero Waste Certification
As director of client services for TRUE program, Susie Westrup is responsible for the growth and development of the TRUE program with a focus on the South Atlantic and South Central regions. TRUE is the first program dedicated to measuring and improving zero waste performance by encouraging the adoption of reliable, resilient and sustainable practices which contribute to environmental, social and economical goals. Susie is dedicated to educating the market on the opportunity to achieve higher efficiency in business operations and support the growth of circular economies though TRUE certification.
Susie has significant experience in helping clients and organizations set a strategy and achieve goals in the sustainable design, construction and operations of their real estate. Previously she led the design and construction team at Compass Group, was the DC division manager at sustainability consulting firm, Paladino and Company, and led the US sustainability program for Balfour Beatty Construction, a global general contractor. She’s passionate about helping clients address a wide variety of sustainability, corporate social responsibility and green building goals.
In and out of the office Susie is dedicated to finding purpose in her work and volunteer efforts. She serves on the Facility Master Planning Team and Capital Project Steering Committee for The National Presbyterian Church and as a volunteer with Casey Trees. Previously she led the USGBC’s Greenbuild Host Committee’s Legacy Project Subcommittee, chaired USGBC Charlotte’s Education and Programs committee and was on the Sustainable Development Committee for NAIOP DC. Susie is a Virginia Tech Alumna and completed graduate studies at Harvard Extension.
Contact: (704 )222-0313, [email protected]