The EcoGreen Executive Team
Our Executive Team drives the company; collectively they accumulated more than 88 years experience in construction, project management and the hospitality industry. They are involved in procurement, project management, accounting and administration of the company.
Scott Parisi, President founded EcoGreen in 2008 with a goal to support hospitality sustainability. Currently Scott leads the two major divisions of EcoGreen™, EcoGreen Energy Solutions and EcoGreen Constructions Services. As President of EcoGreen, Scott’s day to day focus is on supporting a team of talented individuals to support the new construction and renovations of hospitality facilities. Scott’s vendor-neutral approach with a high focus on client satisfaction and retention has allowed EcoGreen to be a part of hundreds of projects within the hospitality industry.
Prior to launching EcoGreen, Scott found his passion for resource conservation and sustainability serving as the General Manager of the first LEED certified Hotel in the United States; the Sheraton Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA. Scott spent eighteen years in the hospitality sector eventually serving as Vice President of Operations overseeing acquisition and renovation of branded hotels including IHG, Starwood, Hilton, Wyndham and Choice Hotels.
Geoff Grochmal, Senior Director of Procurement joined EcoGreen after he graduated George Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts and International Affairs degree as well as a major in Economics. Since 2010 Geoff has been bidding hospitality renovations and new construction projects. Geoff and his team have developed great relationships with national vendors that specialize in hospitality construction. He also leads his team in handling all logistics to insure products and equipment arrives onsite on time with direct coordination with the site.
Donald Lesmerises, Director of Finance joined EcoGreen in 2010. Don brings over 30 years of business experience, a majority of his career with Nortel Networks. Don’s educational background is in Electrical Engineering, earning a BS degree from the University of Lowell before continuing to Southern University of New Hampshire for his MBA. Don and his team handle all vendor and client accounting. He also handles all tax and licensing needs across more than 30 states EcoGreen has conducted business in.
Manuel Hernandez, Project Manager spent the beginning of his career in the hospitality industry involved with new construction and renovations for several brands including Starwood, Marriott, Hilton and independent boutique hotels. Manny supports onsite management at our projects insuring relationships, scopes and schedules are continuously monitored and adjusted to insure on time on budget projects.
Jason Godosky, Project Manager came to us from a lengthy career in construction. Jason handles project scheduling, direct supervision of superintendents and subcontractors keeping our projects safe, on schedule and on budget. Jason brings his experience as well as his network of trusted trade alleys he developed over the past twenty years he spent in the construction industry.
Justin Marion, Director of Facilities and Safety has been with EcoGreen since 2014 and has been our leader overseeing all our renovation projects and energy solution installs. In his role as Director of Safety he conducts unannounced safety audits bi-monthly at all our projects to insure OSHA compliance, site cleanliness and organization.
Charlotte Hockensmith, Executive Assistant joined EcoGreen in 2016 following a career in Utility Project Management. Charlotte alongside Scott is heavily involved in project budgeting. She leads subcontractor compliance to insurance and payment submittals are obtained and processed. In addition Charlotte supports the team with project schedule adherence, reporting and documentation. Charlotte tracks and provides direction on all request for information and submittals to insure a good flow of information between contractors, civil engineers, architects and the EcoGreen Team. And finally as our chief communicator Charlotte excels at progress reporting to Brand and ownership. Prior to her project management experience Charlotte spent fourteen years as Administrative Secretary Kentucky Cabinet for Natural Resources, Frankfort, KY and six years administrating master contract for AT&T for underground cable and wiring.