As president of Architect for Life, PC, Lolalisa serves the company, the clients and the environment collectively and successfully. She is among the first 100 African American women licensed to practice architecture in the US with current licences in multiple states. Architect for Life, PC serves as your GREEN technology expert that empowers others to obtain sustainable LEED buildings, sustainable businesses and sustainable lives. Lolalisa applies her credentials and talent successfully as a Sustainability Strategist in the tangible brick & mortar built environment as well as the non-tangible relational environment through which we must live and respond to each other.
Summary of QualificationsL
olalisa’s passion for people & environment serve as the foundation for her leadership as President of Architect for Life – A Professional Corporation. Her 27 years of industry experience in the architecture, financial, and construction realm lend practical, cost saving solutions for corporate, public and municipal clients. Lolalisa is knowledgeable in identifying company and project goals, objectives and quality expectations, as well as developing and motivating a team to achieve such goals. She possesses and leads her team with an exceptional work ethic and commitment to integrity in every aspect of daily life. Systematic pursuit of feasible opportunities, development of best practices, training solidification and technological upkeep, including securing fiscally sound operational decisions, and exemplified operational smoothness, are all tantamount to her day-to-day stride.
Lolalisa leads with effective negotiation and people skills. Her portfolio has a track record of success as she develops green strategies for all internal operations as she provides resolution to key complex issues. As a leader, she is competent in handling conflict resolution throughout an organizational environment. She is knowledgeable in the importance of acceptance of total responsibility to client budgets and goals. Her proficiency in the successful manor in which she handles a variety of people and company priorities is phenomenal. She remains successful in defining and developing a clear vision for green standards, systems and procedures for effective organizational operations. She is exceptional at business planning and understanding accurate financial and project reporting. She is skilled in gliding through tough administrative issues. She is a sought-after speaker as she has taught, lectured and published. Lolalisa’s vision for Architect for Life, PC continues to make a positive and tangible impact by saving operating dollars while creating environmentally-friendly outcomes.
Energy Efficient Consulting and Federal Grant ManagementT
he LEED-AP status awarded by the USGBC adds perfectly to her current arsenal of talent offered. Lolalisa’s technical background, complemented by her construction and procurement experience, allows optimum leadership, administrative guidance and fiscal oversight of multiple energy-efficient projects. She has historically been able to successfully incorporate her multi-level skill set to both the public and private sector. She looks forward to the opportunity to serve in excellence in all that she administers and delivers.