NRMCA Hires Sustainability Practitioner

James Bogdan has joined NRMCA as senior director, sustainability initiatives. Mr. Bogdan, who is based in Pittsburgh, will help position NRMCA members to meet new requirements in the green building standards such as LEED and Green Globes. Sustainability initiatives include product sustainability and transparency, supply chain sustainability, and other environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. Most recently, Mr. Bogdan led corporate sustainability initiatives for a leading New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)-listed wholesale distributor of electrical, lighting and maintenance products where he evolved the sustainability program to align with growing stakeholder interests of assessing supply chain environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks. Prior to that, he was manager, market sustainability initiatives for a NYSE-listed global coatings and glass company where he developed and implemented strategies to influence architect, engineer and contractor (AEC) specifications with a focus on the green building market. As a professional with 25 years of experiences, Mr. Bogdan also provided environmental, health & safety (EHS) consulting expertise for an architectural and engineering firm.

Mr. Bogdan earned a bachelor of science degree in environmental science from Slippery Rock University, a master of science degree in environmental management from Duquesne University and has completed a MBA Essential certificate program through the University of Pittsburgh. He has earned certifications such LEED-AP, Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) and Certified Sustainability/CSR Practitioner.

Contact James Bogdan at or 412-559-1524.

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