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.

For a first time, we are offering a 50% discount on the Ambassador Course fee (Retail: $250). The discount will automatically apply to your order upon checkout. This promotion will run until May 15.

Take the Introductory Ambassador Course

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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.

Ambassador Directory

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Melvyn Law
Director, Limelight Atelier
Joined 2020/05/28
Miroslav Pavić
Draftsperson, Norde AEC, P.C.
New York, NY
Joined 2020/05/28
Michelle Heath
Interior Designer, Perkins and Will
London, United Kingdom
Joined 2020/05/27
Isaac Taylor
Student, University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
Joined 2020/05/27
Armando Hubard
Mexico City, Mexico
Joined 2020/05/27
Brian Gast
Principal, AOS Engineering
Plano, TX
Joined 2020/05/27
Suzanne Portolese
Interior Designer, GSA
Philadelphia, PA
Joined 2020/05/27
Shannon Richman
Interior Designer, GSA
Philadelphia, PA
Joined 2020/05/27
Breanna Gribble
Senior Resilience Manager, STV
New York, NY
Joined 2020/05/27
Natalia Haywood
Interior Designer, Perkins and Will
Minneapolis, MN
Joined 2020/05/27
Jenna Sweeting
A+D Representative, Global Furniture Group
Toronto, Canada
Joined 2020/05/27
Maria McCain
Senior Sustainability Coordinator, Natural Resources Defense Council
Santa Monica, CA
Joined 2020/05/27
Larry Johnson
Plans Reviewer/Building Inspector, PHSC
New Port Richey, FL
Joined 2020/05/26
Pei Pei
Project Manager, Shenzhen Lvda Technology Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen, China
Joined 2020/05/26
Amit Anaf
Sustainability Manager, Il Prisma
Milano, Italy
Joined 2020/05/26
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