August 24, 2015 - Green Buildings
Name: Melissa Wrolstad
Title: Senior Project Manager
Company: CodeGreen Solutions
Education: Masters of Systems Engineering, Cornell University
First job outside of real estate: Water/wastewater engineering at Woodard and Curran
First job in real estate or allied field: Project manager at e4, inc.
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I lead our Sustainable Buildings Certification department focused on working with building owners, managers, and developers to achieve certifications such as LEED for their buildings. For the future, I am preparing to be a professional singer or run my own business.
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Argentine tango, playing violin/ukulele/singing/writing music
Favorite author: Alexandre Dumas
Favorite movie: "Joe vs. the Volcano"
Last song you purchased/downloaded? "Marguerite" - Staff Benda Bilili
One word to describe your work environment: Dynamic
Rules to live by in business: Doing things right upfront is the caring thing to do. Don't waste anybody's time. Business funds and supports your personal life - remember to keep the balance.
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Hermes - bowling.
What is your dream job? Running a school for gifted children