Join local AEE Georgia Chapter for a luncheon and presentation: Sustainability at Mercedes Benz Stadium.
Mercedes-Benz Stadium is a world-class sports and entertainment venue that also sets a new standard for the sustainable design of professional stadiums. On target to achieve the highest Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ certification, Mercedes-Benz Stadium is leading the charge in environmental responsibility for venues around the world for water conservation, energy optimization and alternative transportation.
About Speaker: Scott Jenkins joined Mercedes-Benz Stadium as general manager February 24, 2014. In this role, Jenkins oversees current planning and construction as well as operations for the stadium.
Jenkins comes to Mercedes-Benz Stadium from the Seattle Mariners, where he spent seven years as vice president of ballpark operations. He was responsible for operations, capital budget planning and construction projects for Safeco Field.
Before his time with the Mariners, Jenkins served as vice president of stadium operations and facility management for the Philadelphia Eagles. While with the Eagles, Jenkins opened and managed stadium operations for Lincoln Financial Field and the Novacare Complex that houses all team offices and training facilities. He also previously served as vice president of stadium operations for the Milwaukee Brewers and GM of the Kohl Center at the University of Wisconsin.
Jenkins is a pioneer in the green building movement in sports and was an inaugural member of the Green Sports Alliance, an organization co-founded by the Natural Resources Defense Council dedicated to improving green building practices in sport. He now serves as the president and chairman of the Green Sports Alliance and was honored with the 2013 Natural Resources Defense Council Game Changer Award and the 2012 NW Energy Coalition Conservation Eagle Award.
A native of Kenosha, WI, Jenkins graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in construction administration. He graduated from the University of Washington’s Executive MBA program in 2009. While an undergraduate at Wisconsin, Scott was a five-time All-American in cross country and track and was a member of the Badgers’ 1982 and 1985 NCAA National Champion Cross Country teams.
Pricing: Registration is included for all full paid conference attendees. Luncheon tickets for non-conference attendees are $20 and should be pre-purchased to reserve your seat.