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Kendal Neitzke

Assoc. AIA, LEED AP O&M

LEED Administrator, LEED AP O&M, Senior Designer, Assoc. AIA

MSI General Corporation

BIO

Senior Architectural Designer in the Select Projects Division of the MSI General Corporation completing over (900) small to medium size projects ranging from new construction buildouts / renovations of commercial offices, industrial facilities, retail tenants, retail bank branches, dental offices, religious facilities, and exterior building upgrades.

LEED Administrator for (5) LEED projects: Ingeteam - wind turbine manufacturing facility (LEED Gold Certified), Milwaukee WI; Veolia Vehicle Maintenance Facility (LEED Certified), Muskego, WI; Veolia Methane Pumping Facility (LEED Certified), Muskego, WI; Outpost Natural Foods (LEED Silver Certified), Mequon, WI; Kohler Signature Store Wauwatosa (LEED Gold Certified), Wauwatosa, WI. The Kohler Signature Store Wauwatosa was the first LEED V4 ID&C Retail Gold certification in the United States and the second in the world.

Self-directed Sustainability Manager implementing sustainable practices within MSI General and coordinating companywide activities such as Cool Choices, US Green Building Council events and the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. Achieved the Green Masters certification for MSI General in 2018. Also function as a self-directed Sustainability Advisor assisting project design teams with client sustainability questions and how best to achieve the client’s sustainable goals. Currently embarking on the AIA 2030 Commitment and Architecture 2030 Challenge.

IT Manager overseeing all IT systems and functions including cyber-security awareness and training while coordinating external IT support service. IT Strategic planning and budget creation. CAD administration of the design staff performing custom programming of the AutoCAD Architecture menu system, software installations / updates and one-on-one training and troubleshooting. Formally trained on AutoCAD Architecture and Revit CAD software at Waukesha County Technical College.

In my free time, I am Senior Volunteer for the 1,200 mile long Ice Age National Scenic Trail (Ice Age Trail) working in partnership with the Ice Age Trail Alliance, The National Park Service and the Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources. The Ice Age Trail is entirely within the State of Wisconsin with most of my work focusing on trail planning and development in Waukesha County.