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The Spinnaker Group Welcomes New Team Members

Posted in Blog, News on Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 6:29 pm No Comments

For Immediate Press Release:


The Spinnaker Group, Inc. is excited to welcome two new members to their team, Edel Travieso and Jesse Rittenhouse. The Spinnaker Group has seen continued growth and success over the last four consecutive quarters and is looking at a strong end to 2016, leading into projected growth for 2017. To prepare for this driving rise in business, they have added new positions to the LEED Project Management Team and the Building Commissioning Team.


Edel Travieso has been hired as a Jr. Building Commissioning Agent. He is helping The Spinnaker Group’s team to provide top technical services to their clients in all of the commissioning requirements to ensure that the building and all components operate to owner’s specifications and LEED commissioning requirements. “I look forward working with The Spinnaker Group and getting involved in all of their great projects. With so many projects in-progress right now, I expect to keep very busy helping building owners and clients to have professionally commissioned buildings”, said Edel.  Edel Travieso is a U.S. Air Force Veteran who brings his skill sets from the military and the management of companies, as well as his experience as a business owner in roofing and solar. He holds a degree in Alternative and Renewable Energy Management, along with several professional certificates and licenses, including as a BPI building analyst. Edel has also served as Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Manager for the nonprofit Solar Energy Loan Fund (SELF), is an active volunteer member of the USGBC South Florida Chapter and serves as Chair of the Green Veterans Group.


Jesse Rittenhouse has been hired as a Jr. LEED Project Manager. His role will be working with The Spinnaker Group’s LEED project team to help guide and consult clients in all the areas of building and design phases for attaining LEED Certification. Jesse is a LEED Green Associate who for the last six years has been part of the board leadership for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Miami Branch, he is the Vice Chair of the Dream In Green environmental nonprofit, and he serves on the leadership team at the Living Building Challenge’s Florida Collaborative. He is co-founder of Recycling Energy Forum and has an extensive background in sustainability, consulting, marketing, and business development in the recycling, waste and biofuels sectors. Jesse said, “I look forward to bringing my strong skill sets and passion for sustainability to The Spinnaker Group. I am very happy to be part of a team doing such great work to drive sustainability in the built environment”

The Spinnaker Group stated that they “expect both Jesse and Edel to become integral parts of the company’s continued rise in the sustainable building industry”

About The Spinnaker Group, Inc.

The Spinnaker Group, Inc. is the top sustainable building consulting and building commissioning firm in the state of Florida. They have over 130 LEED Certified projects to-date and over 200 in-progress. They have commissioned over 600 million square feet of building space. Started in Weston, Florida in 2002 The Spinnaker Group, Inc. became one of the first LEED project management consulting firms in the country and has developed a reputation of being trustworthy, reliable, and extremely knowledgeable in the sustainable building world. http://thespinnakergroupinc.com/