Avery brings over thirty years of financial, building and development expertise to the Board along with a passion for community service. After earning a Business degree with an Accounting Emphasis from Southern Methodist University he became a Certified Public Accountant. Avery’s special certifications include Green Building Professional and Sustainable Accounting Standards Board (SASB) FSA-Level 2. He has served on several executive board positions for USGBC-San Diego and The William J Worthen Foundation and numerous advisory/working groups related to building energy performance/ decarbonization, and water reuse. He appreciates staying active by swimming, practicing yoga and art. Avery’s ability to think strategically, sustainably and willingness to collaborate make him a valuable addition to the Board while his experience in risk management keeps us prepared for the future.