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Ellen Mitchell

Director of Sustainability




As member of the HKS DesignGreen department, Ellen offers sustainable services for all project types—from healthcare to commercial to sports. These services include assisting the project design teams with innovative sustainable strategies, managing LEED certification process and researching new sustainable products and technologies.

Ellen is responsible for working with architectural and engineering professionals to
certify LEED buildings throughout the country as well as internationally. She has been responsible for managing the LEED process through each phase of development – from the early design stages to close-out. In addition, she has been instrumental in developing company-wide tools and templates to be used for any HKS project pursuing LEED certification.