"Verdacity’s team has incredible knowledge in all aspects of [sustainability] from project inception all the way through construction. Their responsiveness to inquiries, submittal reviews, and design feedback is nothing short of impressive. They continually prove to be an integral part of any project’s success that they are involved in."
- Zach Thompson, Owner, Thompson Construction Inc.
Verdacity is comprised of industry leaders that believe buildings can positively contribute to human and environmental health. We help bring high-performance green buildings to life through innovative approaches to energy, water, and resource use.
Founder & Principal
AIA, NCARB, LEED Fellow, LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP ID+C, LEED AP O+M, Guiding Principles Compliance Fellow, WELL AP, Fitwel Ambassador, Green Globes Professional, BECxP, CxA+BE, Biomimicry Specialist
Kris is Verdacity’s founder and Chief Executive Officer. As a licensed architect and visionary leader, Kris has been a national presence in shaping the green building movement since 2000. She works with the belief that as designers and inhabitants of planet earth, we have the intuitive knowledge to create structures that truly integrate with the places where we live. She is a member of the first class of LEED Fellows and was appointed to the Health Leadership Network established by the Urban Land Institute where she participated in the development of a framework that links human health outcomes with the design of the built environment. In 2018, Kris was honored as a Women of Influence by Albuquerque Business First. Kris currently serves as the AIA New Mexico Immediate Past President. She is a member of the 2022 class of Guiding Principles Compliance Fellows.
AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, GPCP, CDT, BECxP, CxA+BE
Josh is Verdacity’s Chief Operations Officer and a Principal Architect. His background in manufacturing, engineering, and architecture gives him diverse knowledge of building science and systems engineering, Josh’s understanding of trade disciplines and astute attention to detail aids in the facilitation of compliance with sustainability metrics. As our in-house technology manager he has created specialized tools for efficient analytical processes from design through construction administration. Josh has completed his OSHA training, serves as a board member with the AIA Albuquerque and is co-chair of the Construction Leadership Council at AGC New Mexico.
Associate AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Kevin is Verdacity’s Director of Technical Services, providing daylight modeling, carbon accounting, and building life cycle material assessments. His background in architecture and engineering allows him to use a wide range of analytical skills to provide accurate accounting of the environmental impacts of building construction. His ability to convey complex information in simple way enables our clients to better understand their role in creating healthier built environments.
Associate AIA, LEED AP BD+C, GPCP, GGP
Huang is Verdacity’s Director of Design Services. His expertise in green building project management, green criteria for rating systems, and developing strategies for meeting high-performance benchmarks provides a solid foundation for clients working towards sustainability goals. Huang is passionate about design education and environmental advocacy, is a mentor to architecture students and member of AIA Albuquerque’s Committee on the Environment.
Kari is Verdacity’s Business Development Manager, providing strategic marketing guidance and business development support. With a background in graphic design and communications, her primary focus is to communicate our passion and commitment to green building with potential clients, partners, and community leaders. She has been working in the marketing field since 2006.
LEED AP BD+C, Fitwel Ambassador, GPCP
Aimee is an Associate and construction project manager with extensive experience in sustainable design, rating system compliance, and green building advocacy. She is passionate about protecting communities from negative construction impacts and promoting sustainability efforts at local levels.
Associate AIA, LEED AP BD+C, GGP
Ifreet is a Design Project Manager with a background in education and architecture. She provides technical assistance with a range of green building certifications, including LEED and Green Globes. Ifreet is passionate about architecture that can respond to climate change and is working towards solutions to help society adapt to environmental crises.
LEED AP BD+C, Fitwel Ambassador
Julie is a Project Coordinator providing a wide range of support for projects, including viral safety protocols, on-site data collection, and rating system administration. With a background in neuroscience, she is passionate about understanding the impact of built environments on human health and wellbeing.
IMAGE CREDITS: Jessica Roybal & Kari Fournier