After graduating from The Tuck School of Business ‐ Dartmouth’s Executive Program in 2003, Connie received her Certified Property Manager certificate and LEED AP credentials.In 1981 Connie joined PM Realty Group, the largest third-party commercial real estate firm in the nation. Connie was the first woman to be promoted to Executive Senior Manager during her 20-year tenure with the company. Her comprehensive knowledge of property management, leasing, and construction management, comprising a portfolio with over a million square feet under contract gives her an astute ability to recognize value in well-managed buildings. Connie left PM Realty Group to start Customized Real Estate Services, Inc. (CRES) in 2001, and ten years later developed LEAD 2 GREEN to specialize in green real estate services. In 2008 Connie was the first CEO of a certified woman-owned commercial real estate company in the nation to earn the LEED® Professional Accreditation designation. This designation, awarded by the US Green Building Council, is to distinguish building professionals who have the knowledge and skills to successfully steward the LEED® Certification process. The LEED® AP has a thorough understanding of the practices and principles involved in the LEED®Green Building Rating System.