As the President & CEO of GBI, Vicki Worden brings more than 20 years of experience working with industries, governments, and a variety of non-profit organizations in the advancement of broad sustainability objectives.
From 2005 to 2015, Vicki served as President of Worden Associates, Inc., where she worked to progress sustainability goals in sectors that included government agencies, international non-profits, and diverse industries, such as solar, furniture, composites, wood products, and rainwater harvesting. She is a former judge of the White House ‘Closing the Circle’ Sustainability Awards, and has helped to develop and launch extensive programs, services, and green labels, including the GBI’s Green Globes rating system for commercial buildings.
Vicki has a penchant for promoting education on sustainable development issues and, in her role with GBI, enjoys working with some of the largest portfolio managers in the world, including the Department of Defense and major brand owners in the private sector. Vicki holds an MBA from Loyola University in Maryland and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from West Chester University in Pennsylvania.