Andrea Mancino is the Executive Vice President of Bright Power, where she leads the operations of the New York business unit. Pairing her deep technical expertise in building sustainable, high performing projects with an ability to create and execute efficient business processes, Andrea’s goal is to ensure the financial success of the business unit while delivering strong, proven services to our New York-based clients. Andrea is also very active in the industry, consulting with government agencies, green building programs, clients, and product manufacturers to ensure efficiency and sustainability goals can be met through proper goal setting and alignment.
Prior to this role, Andrea led the New Construction division, which she co-founded after seeing an opportunity to expand Bright Power’s offerings to build green multifamily buildings from their conception. In her role as Director of New Construction, she managed team members working on ground-up new construction and commissioning projects, supervised long-term strategic planning for the division, and helped cultivate client relationships.
Ultimately, Andrea’s mission is to continuously improve the standard of energy efficiency and sustainability best practices across the development, design, and construction industries.
|Sara Bayer leads Magnusson Architecture and Planning (MAP)’s sustainable development efforts, reviewing projects and offering expertise to help each achieve higher energy efficiency goals and lower embodied carbon and emissions levels. She was the driving force behind the firm’s recent NYSERDA Buildings of Excellence submissions, resulting in three winning projects, and she is leading MAP’s RetrofitNY project, which has explored options for achieving net zero energy use through sustainable renovations for an existing pair of buildings. Sara has also managed several of the firm’s significant senior and specialized housing projects. Before joining MAP, Sara previously worked as a Project Architect and Project Manager in NYC specializing in affordable housing, private residences, museum design, transportation facilities and education design.