Director of Sustainability

Katie Vrabel is a certified LEED Green Associate and Fitwel Ambassador. She brings over 15 years of sustainability and energy expertise in commercial real estate, strengthening Buckingham’s commitment to energy leadership in the built environment and the environmental and sustainability aspects of Buckingham’s ESG strategy. In her role with Buckingham, Katie oversees all sustainability initiatives including further implementation of energy, water, waste reduction, solar installation and LEED certified projects. Katie works closely with Buckingham’s in-house real estate production, operations and asset management groups to integrate sustainable best practices and drive efficiency into all aspects of our business.

Katie is a current board member for the Association of Energy Service Professionals (AESP) and serves on the Women IN Green Committee as part of the Indiana USGBC Chapter. Born and raised a Hoosier, Katie lives on Indy's northeast side with her husband, twins, and pup. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors, completing random DIY projects, finding creative ways to entertain her kids, and sneaking away to read.

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