Team DGP

Principal
Drew George, PE, LEED AP
(619) 818-3739

Drew is recognized in our green building community as a key leader, reliable practitioner, and effective champion of US Green Building Council Chapters. In addition to founding the first member-led chapter in Washington, DC and then in San Diego, Drew wrote the original Member Guidelines and mentored others who were interested in forming chapters in various cities.  As the 13th LEED Faculty Member, Drew has traveled throughout the US teaching LEED to hundreds of industry professionals, providing education, sharing knowledge about LEED, sustainability and green building with others.

In 2003, Drew founded Drew George & Partners, an employee-owned LEED consulting firm, to follow his passion for sustainability and to focus exclusively on designing and building green projects.  As Principal of DGP, Drew provides personal oversight to all projects, and consults to design teams and owners during the design, construction, and operation phases of their projects.  With a 100% success rate in achieving the desired level of certification or higher, DGP has delivered over 60 LEED projects representing 5 million square feet of certified space, across multiple rating systems and market sectors.

Education
University of Maryland
BS in Technology & Management, emphasis on Quality Management, 1995

Licenses
Certified Quality Manager (American Society for Quality), 1996
LEED Accredited Professional (US Green Building Council), 2001
Professional Engineer (State of California), 2007
High Performance Building Design Professional (ASHRAE), 2008

Industry Leadership
Founder, Big Green Discussion Group, 1998
Founder, Washington DC Chapter – USGBC, 1999
Director, National Board – USGBC, 1999 – 2000
Member US Green Building Council, 1999 – present
LEED Faculty Member, 2001 – 2008
Founder, San Diego Chapter – USGBC, 2002
Advisory Board, Environmental Building News, 2006
National Peer Registry – US General Services Administration, 2011 – present


LEED Project Manager
Chad Coleman, LEED AP BD+C
(619) 804-6640

As a Project Manager, Chad currently manages the LEED Certification efforts of 13 projects, including K-12, Higher Education, Hospitality, Mixed Use, and Military projects. Chad has worked on over 30 LEED projects including High Rise, Municipality, Healthcare, Renovation, and Multi-Building Complexes, with project budgets ranging from $4 to $40 million. Chad’s project experience includes LEED-Certification consulting for NC v 2.1, 2.2, and 3, C&S 2.0 and 2009, Schools 2007, and CI 2009. Chad works with owners, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors and subcontractors, providing technical and project management support to ensure the LEED Certification is a seamless process for the entire team.

Also active in DGP’s marketing, he routinely creates proposals for LEED and other environmental efforts, assists teams in identifying goals through feasibility studies, and has created and helped conduct LEED Trainings and charrettes. He is involved with many of the projects from the pursuit phase, with extensive experience reviewing Federal RFP’s, including NAVFAC and Department of Interior documents, as well as documenting compliance with ARRA.

In addition to LEED, Chad completed the documentation for one of the first Department of Interior’s Sustainability Building Compliance and Assessment projects, has worked with school facilities pursuing the CHPS designation, is involved in the creation and implementation of Measurement & Verification (M&V) plans, assists teams with the creation of Owner’s Project Requirements (OPR), coordinates and assists with the building commissioning process, and has worked with the American College and Universities President’s Climate Commitment program.

When he is off work, Chad enjoys writing and playing music, reading, riding a motorcycle, spending time outdoors, and enjoying the many activities San Diego has to offer.

Education
Bachelor’s in Economics, Minnesota State at Mankato

Favorite drink
Pyramid Alehouse Amber Ale

Favorite recreation
Playing music, traveling

Completed LEED Projects
Recruit Dining Facility • Gold, NC – 2012
King-Chavez Health Center • Silver, NC – 2012
Grossmont Student Services & Administration Building 10 • Gold, NC – 2012
Grossmont Griffin Center Building 60 • Silver, NC – 2012
Mt San Antonio College – Administrative Building Remodel • Certified, NC – 2012
Hoover High School, Green Woodshop (San Diego Unified School District) • Silver, Schools – 2012
Repair Training Building 730, Lemoore NAS • Silver, NC – 2012
San Diego National Wildlife Refuge, Sweetwater Bay, Admin Headquarters • Gold, NC – 2011
San Diego National Wildlife Refuge, Sweetwater Bay, Service & Support • Silver, NC – 2011
Miramar Arts & Humanities (San Diego Community College District) • Silver, NC – 2011
Miramar Business & Technology (San Diego Community College District) • Silver, NC – 2011
P-329 Child Development Center • Gold, NC – 2011
P-164 Combat Training Tank • Gold, NC – 2011
Harbor Point • Gold, CS – 2011
West Wireless Health Institute • Gold, CI – 2011
Special Boat Team 12 Naval Storage • Gold, NC – 2010
Skills Center (San Diego Community College District) • Gold, NC – 2010
Hotel Indigo • Certified, NC – 2009


LEED Project Engineer
Mike Fudjack, LEED AP BD+C
(619) 922-0163

Originally from Denver, Colorado, Mike joined DGP as a Research Assistant in March of 2011. His hard work and determination to succeed in the green building industry has allowed him to quickly rise into his current capacity as a LEED Accredited Professional for Building Design and Construction and his current role as a Project Engineer. He has been heavily involved in a number of projects focusing primarily on the construction phase of LEED certification. His goal is to continue to succeed in his current position and utilize his resources to further develop his career towards becoming a Project Manager in sustainable building design and construction. He works closely with the project managers at DGP, as well as building architects, general contractors, mechanical designers and engineers, commissioning agents and electrical engineers. He currently is working on 24 projects, most notably the Green Build (part of the addition to the San Diego International Airport), and is committed to helping each project achieve its desired level of certification.

Education
Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with a Marketing emphasis, Colorado State University

Favorite drink
Guinness Draught

Favorite recreation
Traveling and snowboarding.  Visiting new places and trying new things. He is an adventurous person and enjoys taking life’s challenges head on.

Completed LEED Projects
Warrior Fitness Center • Silver, NC – 2012
Building 4160 Las Flores Admin • Silver, NC – 2012
San Diego County Operations Center – Conference Center • Platinum, NC – 2012
San Diego County Operations Center – Building 204 • Gold, NC – 2012
San Diego County Operations Center – Building 203 • Gold, NC – 2012
Grossmont Student Services & Administration Building 10 • Gold, NC – 2012
Grossmont Griffin Center Building 60 • Silver, NC – 2012
Medical Education and Telemedicine at UCSD • Gold, NC – 2012
UC San Diego Tamarack Apartments • Gold, NC – 2012
55th & Hardy • Certified, NC – 2012
Repair Training Building 730, Lemoore NAS • Silver, NC – 2012
County of San Diego Hazard Way Building A• Certified, NC – 2011
County of San Diego Hazard Way Building B• Certified, NC – 2011


IT & Security Manager
Van Ferguson
(619) 741-6556

Van has over 13 years experience working in the Information Technology field. He is proficient in Windows-type operating systems and specializes in troubleshooting workstations, networks, and applications. Prior to joining DGP in 2007, Van was involved in various IT Navy projects, including serving and maintaining classified network infrastructure.

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