People Leading the Movement

Fitwel Champions: Perkins + Will

Perkins+Will San Francisco, © Joe Ben




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Ambassadors are leaders and active participants in Fitwel’s healthy building movement. They are well-versed in the evidence-based connection between design and health, can integrate Fitwel’s strategies within projects, and are able to effectively navigate the Fitwel Portal to track progress and attain Fitwel Certification.

Ambassador Benefits

As an Ambassador, you will receive:

  • exclusive updates from Fitwel

  • a two-week response time to questions

  • a fast track through the project review and certification process

  • recognition through a certificate and listing on

  • AIA credits where applicable

Becoming an Ambassador

Become an Ambassador by registering for Fitwel’s Introductory Ambassador Course today.

The Introductory Ambassador Course introduces the rationale and evidence used to develop Fitwel and its high-impact strategies, while also familiarizing participants to the digital interface used for certification. The course includes a 60-minute pre-recorded training video, access to the Fitwel Reference Guides, and a follow up 50-question multiple choice online exam. A passing score on the exam qualifies you to be listed as an Ambassador. Each registration is for individual use and valid for one Introductory Ambassador Course. No prior expertise in health or building systems is required.

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Featured Ambassadors

Ruby Gonzalez-Jimenez

Sr. Director, Certifications

Verdani Partners

As a professional working in the green building certifications, Ruby is proud that she has been able to provide recommendations on how to support health within buildings by using baseline standards such as Fitwel.

Anna Robinson

Design Associate

AvalonBay Communities

Anna’s passion for sustainability began while receiving her undergraduate degree at American University. It was there she was introduced to green building principles and sustainable development and become a LEED Green Associate.

Cara Kennedy

Sustainability Project Manager


Cara manages sustainability projects on a commercial real estate scale including third-party building certifications for a variety of clients. Cara was first introduced to Fitwel through her involvement with the Illinois Green Alliance, the local chapter of the USGBC.

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Arris Finkbeiner
Architect/Interior Designer, Valerio Dewaly Train
Chicago, IL
Joined 2020/07/02
Deepshikha Mittal
Principal Sustainability Consultant, MLM Group
London, United Kingdom
Joined 2020/07/02
Michelle Benavides
CEO, L.E. Rigby Innovations
Orlando, FL
Joined 2020/07/02
Todd Enoki
Vice President, CallisonRTKL
Seattle, WA
Joined 2020/07/01
Rachel Nasland
Research Analyst, LPA Inc.
Irvine, CA
Joined 2020/07/01
Danielle Pointon
Owner, Live Blue Consulting
Elmsdale, Canada
Joined 2020/07/01
Benjamin Clements
Sr. Consulting Engineer, Breea Buildings
Lexington, KY
Joined 2020/07/01
Heidi E. Cervantes-Garcia
Professional Designer,
Plano, TX
Joined 2020/07/01
Terin Jaggard
Design + Project Manager, Relocation Strategies
Indianapolis, IN
Joined 2020/07/01
Barbara-Jean Daughtry
Facilities Manager, TIAA
Denver, CO
Joined 2020/07/01
Eleanor White
Associate, Urban Land Institute
Washington, D.C.
Joined 2020/06/30
Ellen Grossi
Project Managaer, Atelier Ten
Jersey City, NJ
Joined 2020/06/30
Linh Nguyen
Sustainable Architect, ARDOR Green
Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
Joined 2020/06/30
Erato Vasileiou
Environmental and Sustainability Manager, Overbury
London, United Kingdom
Joined 2020/06/29
Jan Roersen
Consultant, W4Y Adviseurs B.V.
Harderwijk, Netherlands
Joined 2020/06/29
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