Fedrizzi Will Step Down as Head of USGBC at End of 2016

Washington, DC, June 29, 2015—The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that Rick Fedrizzi, the founder of USGBC and CEO since 2003, will not seek renewal of his contract as USGBC’s CEO at the end of 2016.

Fedrizzi co-founded the USGBC 22 years ago and served as its volunteer founding chair the first six years. 

In 2009, he also became CEO of the newly created Green Building Certification Institute (now Green Business Certification Inc.). GBCI is a third-party organization, which was initially established to provide credentialing and certification services for LEED, USGBC’s premier rating system.