David Hodgins currently manages the Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge and is working with Los Angeles County on the development of its Commercial PACE Financing Program. After three and a half years as Commercial Sector Project Development Manager with the Clinton Climate Initiative’s Energy Efficiency Building Retrofit Program, Hodgins founded Sustento Group, LLC, a consultancy offering strategic advisory services to public, private, and institutional clients interested in rolling out large-scale energy efficiency programs. His areas of expertise include resource efficiency retrofit finance, retrofit and retro-commissioning project development, portfolio strategy development, and environmental policy. Hodgins is a LEED Accredited Professional and member of both the USGBC Los Angeles Commercial Real Estate and Finance and EBOM sub-committees. He holds a Master’s of Business Administration and a Master’s of Real Estate Development, with an emphasis in sustainable development, from the University of Southern California.