Founder & Principal
Drew Shula 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 world’s largest annual net zero building conference. Our event planning arm is Verdical Events, a leading, full-service sustainable event producer.
Drew has been honored with a Living Future Hero award and a USGBC Leadership Award, and he frequently speaks on high-performance buildings and net zero design, including at the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, Cornell University, the AIA Los Angeles 2 Degrees Symposium on Climate Change, and the Living Future unConference. Drew sits on several Advisory Boards including USGBC-LA, where he is a past Board member; the Living Future LA Collaborative, where he was a member of the Founding Steering Committee; and the Environmental Charter High School. Drew has been featured or published in USA Today, Forbes, 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.