Founder & Principal
Drew Shula Assoc. AIA, LEED AP BD+C, ID+C, GGP, ENV SP is Founder & Principal at Verdical Group, a leading LA-based full-service green building consulting firm specializing in certification project management, net zero, commissioning, energy modeling, and program management. Verdical Group is a certified B Corporation and 1% for the Planet member company. In addition to managing some of the highest profile green building projects in California, including LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge projects, Verdical Group hosts the nation’s largest annual net zero building conference (www.netzeroconference.com).
Drew sits on several Boards including: USGBC-LA, Living Building Challenge LA Collaborative, Environmental Charter Schools, and the Cal State LA Institute for Urban Sustainability, and has received numerous recognition awards including the USGBC Leadership Award, and served on the Greenbuild LA Host Committee. A speaker at the Living Future unConference, he frequently speaks on high performance buildings and net zero design, and has been featured or published in Forbes, PR Newswire, USGBC+ Magazine, and the International Living Future Institute’s Trim Tab. He holds a 5-year professional degree in Architecture from the University of Notre Dame.