Eileen Quigley Joins Brightcore Team as Director, Client Sustainability
Updated: Aug 25
Brightcore Energy, a leading provider of end-to-end clean energy solutions to the commercial and institutional (“C&I”) market, announced that Eileen Quigley joined the team in the newly created role of Director, Client Sustainability.
Quigley will lead the client sustainability strategy at Brightcore Energy by working directly with clients to better understand and enable their environmental, health and financial goals. Her background and experience will help the Brightcore team implement tailored solutions to better address the unique sustainability needs of their clients. She will play a pivotal role as Brightcore continues to invest and expand their offer to fit into a wider solutions perspective.
“Sustainability initiatives and goal setting are now central to almost every company and organization. It is more common than not that energy goals are included in such planning and Brightcore’s solutions help further our clients’ sustainability progress. It is an obvious move to merge the conversations about energy and sustainability. I’m looking forward to helping Brightcore’s clients realize their goals," Quigley said.
Eileen brings deep knowledge from an owner's perspective regarding the value of sustainability in business and building operations. She spent over a decade defining sustainability strategy and executing sustainability initiatives for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and WeWork’s real estate portfolios. She understands all stages of a capital upgrade and renovation project from the design and construction process through operation of the building.
Quigley is also very familiar with leading green building standards such as LEED, WELL and Living Building Challenge and has worked on several projects that have achieved one or more third party certification. Brightcore expects Eileen will play a critical role is helping clients develop real pragmatic strategies to comply with evolving environmental standards such as Local Law 97.
"I am thrilled to have Eileen join our team. Her impressive experience addressing sustainability issues in both the corporate and NGO sectors has given her a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges for commercial and institutional clients. Her knowledge and professionalism will benefit our business development efforts and most importantly help Brightcore add value to our customers," said Mike Richter, President of Brightcore Energy.
Quigley holds a Masters of Science in Sustainability Management from Columbia University and a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from Cornell University.
She is a Westchester native (of Tuckahoe, NY) and currently lives in Brooklyn.