Michelle Santos, LEED AP, currently works an assistant project manager for a high-end residential builder in Palo Alto. She has over 18 years of experience in the architecture, engineering and construction fields including sustainability consulting and solar energy engineering, procurement and construction. She graduated with a bachelor of architecture from California College of the Arts, San Francisco in 2010 and is most passionate about sustainable construction. She chose the MA in Sustainable Design program at MCAD to help her develop her ideas about sustainability education, stakeholder engagement and project team collaboration and to connect with like-minded faculty and professionals. Michelle is based in California.