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Brightworks Sustainability Advisors

As biodiversity creates resilience in an ecosystem, the strength of an organization scales exponentially with the breadth of skills, background and experiences of its team members.

Brightworks’ core capabilities draw from professional training in architecture, engineering, business finance and management, environmental science, urban planning, law, Biomimicry, and carbon strategies. Additionally, our team's expertise in project management, group facilitation and strategic and operational planning assures you will have the most capable partner to support your projects.

Portland [Headquarters]

Scott Lewis, CEO
Chris Forney, Principal
Josh Hatch, Principal
Rita Haberman, Sustainability Advisor
Cindy Sundborg, Project Coordinator
Leilanie Bruce, Project Coordinator
Shilpa Surana, Energy Analyst

San Francisco

Heath Blount, Northern California Regional Director
Jesus Bendezu, Sustainability Advisor
Marina Kasa, Project Coordinator

Los Angeles

Brandon G. Sprague, Business Development Director
Melanie Bontusa, Project Coordinator
Brynn Gannon, Project Manager


James Jenkins, Senior Project Manager

New York

Eli Green, Sustainability Advisor

Operations Staff

Stephanie Jernstrom, Financial Manager
Janell Eckes, Office Administrator