We help clients envision bold sustainable design objectives, then set clear, actionable steps for success. Our integrated suite of services—from building certification consulting to healthy materials analysis—work in tandem or individually to deliver spaces that are healthy, regenerative, and more valuable.
For us, designing for human and environmental impact goes beyond checking boxes. We use existing certification systems as guidelines, not the end line, to tailor creative solutions to our clients’ real estate goals, whether on an individual building or across a portfolio. Our process helps create exceptional, high performing spaces and builds lasting, trusted relationships with our clients.
Living Building Challenge Consulting
Zero Energy Consulting
GreenPoint Rated Consulting
Healthy & Sustainable Materials Consulting
Customized Sustainable Design Standards
Life Cycle Cost Analysis
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I was forced to get a mohawk when the middle school soccer team I coached won the league.
LEED | WELL | LBC
Superpowers: Jake uses his conceptual and technical knowledge of building certifications to advise design teams on landmark projects. With a background in Physics and Building Science, Jake assisted with the creation of stok’s robust tools, including LEED EDGE and the Sustainability Financial Impact Analysis tool, which he uses to guide and maximize the sustainability, energy efficiency, and financial value of new and existing buildings. Since joining stok, Jake has managed over 100 projects in every LEED rating system, greening over 75 million square feet.
Street Cred: LEED AP ID+C
My parents couldn't decide on my middle name, so my birth certificate was issued two years late.
Strategy | Materials | LEED
Superpowers: Katie leads corporate clients through strategic sustainability planning tailored to portfolio-level real estate. Her broad expertise encompasses healthy and sustainable materials procurement, design and construction strategies that conserve resources while reducing waste, and third-party green building certification systems. It is through this comprehensive lens that Katie creates and implements scalable design standards that enable companies to achieve corporate sustainability goals through their real estate assets.
Street Cred: LEED AP ID+C, Certified Sustainable Building Advisor (cSBA)
I have a deep desire to get in touch with my previous lives.
WELL | LBC | Materials
Superpowers: As a LEED and WELL AP, Kristen helps project teams define, develop, and realize deep green and healthy building goals. In addition to adding value to projects through increased efficiency and occupant health, wellness, and productivity, Kristen excels in synthesizing complex data into a visual story to help viewers understand sustainability and performance, as well as assist with making major project team decisions.
Street Cred: WELL AP, LEED AP, Licensed Interior Designer
I once fractured my kidney and ruptured my spleen big wave surfing.
ZNE | Strategy
Superpowers: Specializing in real estate strategy for stok, Warren helps clients realize sustainability goals throughout their entire real estate portfolio, allowing for maximum impact through the sustainable built environment. Having worked with major corporations and NGOs to develop, retool, and implement sustainability programs across the globe, Warren has industry insight that spans corporate, retail, hospitality, and governmental sustainability and strategic real estate programs. He applies his international experience in high performance buildings and project management to enable stok’s clients to realize their most ambitious sustainability goals.
Street Cred: LEED AP BD+C, Certified Sustainable Building Advisor (cSBA), GreenPoint Rater, GreenStar AP, Licensed Building Contractor, LBC Ambassador
I am an identical twin who loves raffles and has a not so secret love of dancing.
Superpowers: With a tested background in strategic sustainability action planning, Devon helps organizations define, develop, and implement sustainability programs for their building portfolios, and align them with their broader strategic goals. Her early experience supporting organizations through LEED Volume uncovered the skills, passion, and intricacies required to effectively integrate a sustainability lens across an organization’s real estate, as well as her desire to support impact at scale. Devon specializes in creating customized sustainability assessments, standards, and action plans that include specific, research-based, and data-driven solutions that enhance sustainable design and incorporate responsible construction and operations practices.
Street Cred: MBA, LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP O+M
My family and I love spending time outdoors. Something about it inspires my every fiber.
Project Management | ZNE | LEED
Superpowers: Michael helps building teams capitalize on the beneficial interdependence of ecosystem services and real estate, facilitating discovery and integration of these resources into the built environment. As a licensed Architect and General Contractor in the state of California, Michael has a background in high performance buildings, efficiency analysis, project management, and passive/active building systems integration. With 25 years of focus on re-inventing sustainability—through a process of discovery, collaboration, and iterative design—Michael has a unique ability to move projects toward fundamental high performance.
Street Cred: LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP H, BArch, Licensed General Contractor, Licensed Architect
My labor was 50 hours and without an epidural. Listen to your mom.
Superpowers: Linda managed the GreenPoint Rated program at Build It Green, and now uses her in-depth knowledge of the certification system to advise design teams on sustainability practices in new multifamily construction projects. She looks forward to working with new project teams and enjoys helping them achieve their sustainability goals with her technical knowledge in construction strategies and smart design.
Street Cred: GreenPoint Rater Multifamily / New Home Single Family / Existing Home Single Family, Department of Energy Home Energy Score Assessor, BPI Building Analyst
I’ve visited 42 states, plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico!
WELL | Benchmarking
Superpowers: Experienced in a wide variety of sustainable building services, including LEED, WELL, and Living Building Challenge consulting, as well as Energy Audits and Commissioning, Wenhan ensures that stok’s projects are as high performing as possible. As a reporting expert, Wenhan has robust experience in consolidating building performance data for enterprise sustainability reports, including the GRI, GRESB, and CDP climate change reports. He has also worked with numerous building portfolios to obtain ENERGY STAR labels and LEED Volume certification.
Street Cred: EIT, LEED AP, WELL AP, Certified Energy Manager
I’ve been to 31 countries and can cook the best lasagna you’ve ever had.
Strategy | Materials | LEED
Superpowers: Nicolette is an expert in developing strategic sustainability goals for widespread implementation across corporate real estate portfolios. She uses a holistic approach to identify measurable sustainability solutions that address life-cycle impacts for energy, water, waste, and healthy materials. Nicolette has a deep understanding of the design and construction process, enabling her clients to actualize their sustainability goals through defined, programmatic strategies. Her experience spans across multiple LEED CI, LEED NC, and LEED EBOM projects, under both LEED v4 and LEED v2009 rating systems. In addition, she has a strong grasp of the comparative benefits of various green and healthy building rating systems.
Street Cred: LEED AP O+M
I always like to be on time and stick to a schedule.
Project Management | LBC | LEED | Materials | Daylight & Energy Modeling
Superpowers: As a project manager with a background in architecture and building performance, Krista helps owners evaluate the potential of their building, portfolio, or site, and establish goals to achieve sustainable, regenerative outcomes. She orchestrates the careful coordination of design and construction activities to deliver Net Zero Energy, Passive House, and Living Building Challenge caliber buildings, master plans, and TI spaces. Her portfolio of high performance sustainable design work spans five continents and includes work in the master plan, higher education, residential, retail, and commercial sectors.
Street Cred: LEED AP BD+C, ILFI LBC AP, Licensed Architect
I enjoy ultra-marathon trail running and worldwide adventure travel.
ZNE | Energy Modeling | Benchmarking
Superpowers: Will specializes in energy modeling, high performance building design, energy performance optimization, building data analytics, and QA/QC. Having published several papers and participated in regular speaking engagements on sustainable design, energy modeling, building codes and standards, energy economics, and renewable energy systems, Will provides stok’s clients with diverse and comprehensive insight on improving building performance.
Street Cred: Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
I surf, hike, camp, and teach my son about the beauty of the outdoors often.
Financial Analysis | Strategy
Superpowers: Jeremy uses in-depth financial analysis to demonstrate a business case for sustainable and energy efficient strategies across real estate portfolios. With a BA in Financial Management, a Masters in Urban Planning with a thesis focused on Life Cycle Costs of Passive House buildings, and substantial, rigorous industry research, Jeremy helps clients realize financial benefits from high performance buildings at scale.
Street Cred: Master of Urban Planning (MUP)
I once jumped off an abandoned 70' submarine tunnel in Croatia for the fun of it.
Superpowers: Through a deep understanding of building design, construction, and operations, Boris delivers proven sustainability solutions tailored to the requirements of diverse clients and stakeholders. With a background in civil / environmental engineering and project management, and propelled by a passion for sustainability, Boris has led numerous LEED BD+C / EBOM certification efforts to success. He enjoys working collaboratively within a project team, leveraging group dynamics to maximize individual strengths in the pursuit of integrative sustainability.
Street Cred: EIT, LEED AP BD+C
On my first night scuba dive I was stung by multiple jellyfish (and still went again the next night!).
LEED | WELL
Superpowers: With a background in Environmental Science and Biology, Brittany uses her conceptual and technical knowledge of building certifications to guide clients through innovative sustainable design and construction strategies. Brittany specializes in LEED ID+C / BD+C consulting and certifications. She enjoys working with project teams to prioritize workflow, and manage resources to achieve and exceed targeted sustainability objectives and outcomes.
Street Cred: LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP
With over 107 million square feet of impact globally, and four of Forbes’ top five “World’s Most Valuable Brands” as clients, stok uses expertise in sustainability, health, and finance to transform and maximize the value of real estate. We work on single buildings, across portfolios, and at any stage of the real estate lifecycle.