Alliance for Sustainable Colorado Announces Next Step in Building Transformation

Megan Stribling : Monday April 22, 2:01PM

Fitzmartin Consulting Company selected as Owner’s Representative for the Alliance

Denver (April 22, 2013) – The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado announces the selection of Fitzmartin Consulting Company (FCC) as the Owner’s Representative Firm to support the organization’s Building Transformation project. As the lead on the project, Don Fitzmartin, President and CEO of FCC, will assist the Alliance in creating a world-class, cost effective high performance building. Specifically, Fitzmartin will provide strategic representation on behalf of The Alliance through selection and management of design, construction, furniture selection, cabling, security, and tenant relocation services.

With three decades of commercial real estate experience, Fitzmartin possesses a passion for cost effective energy efficiency and sustainability as related to commercial real estate. Fitzmartin is also a graduate of NREL’s Energy Executive Program, Co-founder of the Colorado Energy Coalition, and third-year Chairman of the USGBC’s Commercial Real Estate Initiative. With his professional experience and his passion for the industry, Fitzmartin will lead the Alliance in successfully launching and executing the Building Transformation Project that will ultimately result in a world-class model for sustainability and collaboration at work.

As stated by Stephanie Gripne, Executive Director of the Alliance, “We are thrilled to have Fitzmartin Consulting Company on board to help guide us through this exciting transformation. Don Fitzmartin has the expertise and motivation to assist our organization in successfully achieving the goals we have set for this project in a timely and cost-effective manner. We look forward to working together with Don and his team to launch a project that will become a model for sustainability around the world.”

For more information about the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado, visit


About Alliance for Sustainable Colorado
The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado (the Alliance) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging nonprofit, business, government and education leaders in collaboration to overcome complex sustainability challenges with 360-degree solutions. The Alliance acts as a hub to facilitate change and improve decision making to move the state of Colorado toward a truly sustainable future. Envisioning a Colorado where leaders across the state work together to make decisions that improve quality of life by simultaneously promoting economic vitality, healthy vibrant communities, and environmental integrity for current and future generations, the Alliance offers programs, tools and demonstration models to meet this vision. For more information, visit

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Author Bio:

As Events and Communications Manager, Megan is in charge of overseeing all Alliance events such as the Annual Heroes of Sustainability Awards, Speaker’s Series and Monthly Dine-a-logue Luncheon Series. She also assists the Education & Outreach Director on external communication pieces including the quarterly Catalyst newsletter and the monthly Sustainable Business Network newsletter. Megan attended Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama where she earned a degree in Marketing, and served as a member of the College’s Executive Society. Prior to joining the Alliance in January of 2011, Megan worked as an Event Manager for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Colorado-Wyoming Chapter where she ran the organization’s largest event – Bike MS, which boasted over 3,000 event participants. She also worked with Kroenke Sports Enterprises and the Colorado Rapids where she assisted in the opening of their brand new, state-of-the-art soccer stadium.

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