Seattle 2030 District Staff
Matthew Combe: Executive Director
Matthew Combe is the Executive Director of the Seattle 2030 District. Matthew started as a volunteer for the District when it launched in September of 2011. He felt at home immediately, believing that this was where he could make a difference in the world. Since then Matthew has been involved in all aspects of the organization. His biggest achievement has been the 2030 Challenge Pilot Program, which Mayor Jenny Durkan approved in July 2018 and gives a density bonus to buildings making deep green investments in existing buildings.
Matthew previously worked for Aedas architects, in the UK, as a sustainability consultant, overseeing sustainable design of all projects in the office working on commercial office, multi-family and educational buildings. He has brought that passion for sustainability and the environment to all aspects of work for the District. Matthew has a Master’s Degree in Architecture and the Environment and a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Design and Environmental Management, both from the University of Portsmouth in the UK. Matthew has been a resident of Seattle for 7 years and enjoys skiing, snowboarding, golf and soccer.
Steven Fry: Programs Director
Steven Fry is the Programs Director for the Seattle 2030 District. Prior to joining the team, he worked with the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region to increase economic opportunities while protecting the environment in the U.S. and Canada. Steven has also worked as a financial consultant, specializing in operational strategies for non-profit and for-profit firms. He combines those experiences with his enthusiasm for protecting our water resources to creatively address stormwater issues within the District. Steven holds a Master’s degree in International Studies from the University of Washington and a B.S. in Economics from Santa Clara University. When not in the office, Steven can be found exploring the Cascade and Olympic mountains, riding his bike, or kayaking around Lake Washington. He is also an avid chess player.
Seattle 2030 District Board of Directors
Sabrina Villanueva - Clise Properties - Chairman of the Board
Sabrina Villanueva is a Property Manager with Clise Properties. She has worked in the real estate and telecommunications industry for the last 11 years, developing her skills in leasing and managing commercial property, including data center, colocation, and office space. In her current role, Villanueva manages several commercial properties in downtown Seattle and the Denny Regrade area. She serves as a community relations representative through active participation in several local boards and advisory committiees. Ms. Villanueva has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Chinese from Western Washington University and a Masters of Business Administration from City University.
Catherine Stanford - BOMA - Vice Chair
Dan Munn - DLR Group - Treasurer
Dan is DLR Group’s Global Engineering Leader and a member of the firm’s executive leadership team. Dan has led the growth of DLR Group’s Building Optimization practice. This practice drives invention in how buildings are constructed and used to dramatically reduce energy consumption. Dan began his engineering career in 1993 with a focus on civil and structural engineering and has experience across all DLR Group markets. His recent work includes leading design of on-site solar and renewable energy systems at FedExField and at Lincoln Financial Field for Fortune 500 energy provider NRG Energy.
Jared Silliker - Silliker + Partners - Secretary
Jared is the Principal at Silliker and Partners. He is a sustainable real estate strategist with 16 years of experience leading green building and energy efficiency efforts. Jared started Silliker + Partners in 2009 to help organizations achieve green building certifications, benchmark and optimize building operations and develop communication, education, and marketing strategies. His clients have included REI, HOK, New Buildings Institute, Puget Sound Energy, and the US Environmental Protection Agency. Jared earned his MBA in Sustainable Business from the Bainbridge Graduate Institute and completed the Commercial Real Estate Certificate program at the University of Washington.
Alendra Kleeman, Stoel and Rives LLP
Alexandra Kleeman is a real estate and environmental attorney with Stoel Rives LLP. She focuses her practice on providing public and private real estate developers with transactional and litigation support, including cleanup of contaminated properties, disputes over cleanup liability and cost allocation, and insurance recovery for environmental liabilities. She works with developers to review potential environmental issues associated with property acquisitions and redevelopment, and manages redevelopment projects in conjunction with project managers, finance directors, and environmental consultants. Alexandra has a bachelor of arts in Government and Resource Allocation from the University of Texas at Austin and a doctor of jurisprudence from Vanderbilt University.
Brett Phillips - Unico Properties
Brett Phillips is the Director of Sustainability for Unico. He manages high-performance green building projects for their real estate portfolio and third-party clients. His responsibilities include setting high-performance design and operations standards, reducing company-wide energy consumption, investing in renewable energy and promoting sustainability to industry and government leaders. During his tenure with Unico, Brett has overseen high performance design and operations projects for over 13 million square feet of LEED-certified real estate.
Bryce Taylor - GLY Construction
Bryce is a Project Executive for GLY Construction, one of the largest privately-owned general contractors in the state. He has more than 30 years of experience leading planning and delivery of sustainable buildings and collaborative green initiatives in the Puget Sound region. His efforts include the LEED pilot for commercial office with life science in 2003 for the Seattle Biotechnology Research Institute (SBRI), a joint venture for Vulcan, Harbor Properties, and SBRI, and the evaluation and implementation of the Green Globes program, for the renovation of the Joshua Green Building, the first building in Seattle to receive Green Globe certification. In addition to serving on the steering committee for the Eastside Collaborative supporting the Seattle Cascadia Group, Bryce is active in many community service groups and other professional industry organizations such as NAIOP, ULI, and AGC. He earned his BAE in Architectural Engineering and Structural Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
Hamilton Hazlehurst - Vulcan Real Estate (retired)
Hamilton Hazlehurst is the Senior Development Manager at Vulcan Real Estate. He has over 30 years of experience leading various facets of real estate project development. He was originally trained as architect, who has consistently taken commercial and mixed-use development projects successfully from point of land acquisition through design, permitting and construction to occupancy. Hamilton has a strong commitment to triple bottom line based development principles resulting in projects that generate market rate returns and make positive impacts on the community while protecting the environment through sustainable approaches that conserve natural resources and create healthy places to work and live.
Cassandra Delaune - Enhabit
Cassandra Delaune is the Director at Enhabit. She specializes in looking at the broad topic of sustainability in the built environment through the lens of strategy and organizational communication. She has a talent for bringing together stakeholders for complex projects and finding the common ground needed to make impactful progress. Her current role includes policy, project management, client relations, strategic direction and managing budgets. Cassandra combines her knowledge in sustainable business practices with her operational business expertise and applies these efficiencies in every endeavor.
Joe Malaspino - Kidder Mathews
Joe is the Director of Engineering and Sustainability for Property Management at Kidder Matthews. He leads, coordinates, and manages all aspects of Kidder Mathews’ building engineering program. Joe has direct responsibility for day-to-day management of the engineering program, including: hiring, developing, directing, and motivating technical personnel and oversight of the building engineering safety and training program. He also provides technical resources, and identifies and develops new business opportunities in the engineering and facilities management business line.
Jordan Selig - Martin Selig Real Estate
Jordan Selig is the Director at Martin Selig Real Estate. She currently is working on a mixed-use tower at Third & Lenora that is scheduled to break ground in August 2017, a luxury residential project adjacent to the Olympic Sculpture Park that will also break ground in 2018 and number of other prospective developments. Jordan graduated from Columbia University with a degree in Political Science and Economics. She is currently studying towards a Masters of Science in Environmental Management and Sustainability from Harvard University.
Kiki Gram - Vulcan Real Estate
Kiki Gram is a Development Manager with Vulcan Real Estate. As a licensed architect, she has over 20 years of experience in design and construction. Her previous work with Sound Transit and notable design firms, the Miller Hull Partnership and Graham Baba Architects, included a variety of commercial, institutional and residential projects. Kiki has a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia and obtained her Master of Architecture from the University of Washington. She is a LEED Accredited Professional of the U.S. Green Building Council and holds a certificate from the Commercial Real Estate Certificate Program through the University of Washington’s Runstad Center.
Kurt Sarchet - CBRE Inc.
Kurt Sarchet is the General Manager of the Seattle Municipal Tower, a 1.2 Million square foot Class A high-rise owned by the City of Seattle. He has 26 years of diversified commercial real estate management experience. Kurt has served in various management capacities which have included industrial, retail, high-rise and mid-rise office assets.
Mike Rimoin - BMW ReachNow
Mike Rimoin is the Seattle Community Manager for ReachNow. He develops and executes local marketing campaigns, promotions, and community outreach events to grow carsharing and ridesharing, and introduce new mobility options to Seattle. He has over 10 years of experience covering a wide range of sustainability sectors including local organic food production, energy efficiency, clean technology, and transportation demand management. Prior to hs current position, Mike was the Business Development Manager for Commute Seattle.
Stan Price - Northwest Energy Efficiency Council
Stan Price is the former Executive Director of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council. He has over three decades of experience in the design and management of resource efficiency programs. Formerly, Stan was an Assistant Director of the Washington State Energy Office and has held management and teaching positions at both Seattle University and Washington State University. He serves on numerous utility and governmental advisory committees, a Board member of the Seattle 2030 District, and previously served as Co-chair of Seattle City Light’s Review Panel. He is a graduate of Indiana University and the University of Colorado.Rachel Brombaugh - King County
Mark Craig - Henbart Commercial Real Estate Development
Mark Craig is the President of Henbart, LLC. He is responsible for building and managing a portfolio of real estate investments through acquisitions, development, financing, maintenance, leasing, capital improvement, and disposition practices. Mark has undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Finance and an MBA from Seattle University. Prior to Henbart, Mark was the Chief Operating Officer for Hunters Capital. Prior to that, he served as the Director of Finance for Lighthouse Properties.
Mark Grey - Stephen C. Grey & Associates
Mark Grey is the Principal and a property manager with Stephen C. Grey and Associates. In addition to managing properties, Mark also manages four daughters, a job that makes work seem like a vacation. He has eleven years experience in property management, including multifamily and commercial projects and leasing. Mark is a member of Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), the incoming President of Institute of Real Estate Management, Western Washington and a licensed Washington State Designated Real Estate Broker.
Duane Jonlin - City of Seattle
Duane Jonlin is the Energy Code and Energy Conservation Advisor for Seattle’s Department of Construction and Inspections, and leads the Technical Advisory Group developing the state energy code as a member of the Washington State Building Code Council. At the national level, he serves on both the ASHRAE 90.1 Committee and the ICC Commercial Energy Code Committee. Prior to taking his position at the City of Seattle, Duane was a principal at NBBJ, and has 30 years’ experience working on complex projects as a technical architect. In 2016 he was elected to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows.