About Viridiant

Staff, Technical Advisors & Board of Directors

Since its beginning in 2006, Viridiant, formerly known as EarthCraft Virginia, has attracted a dedicated group of individuals well versed in building science and sustainability.  Through the successful implementation of the EarthCraft House programs, the Viridiant staff is well skilled in providing education and technical support to builders, developers and municipalities. These committed professionals work on and off the clock to ensure our communities are sustainable for all who use them. Meet our StaffTechnical Advisors and Board of Directors.

Technical Advisors not pictured

  • Anthony Cox
  • Les Lester
  • Morgan Myers

Board of Directors


Bryan Mangas, Capital One


Chris Sterling, VA Community Development Corporation


Sarah Jones-Anderson, Greystone Affordable Development


Joan Kelsch, Arlington County


Bettina Bergoo, Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy
Nathan Blinn, Eagle Construction of VA; archi-TEC-tonic
Rodes Boyd, Automated Logic
Paul Ferguson, Arlington Clerk of the Circuit Court
Dona Huang, Richmond City Health District
Jenny Palmer, Four Leaf Advocacy
Kevin Rothermel, VCU Brandcenter
Mark Slack, Kanawha Realty Advisors
Karen Wilds, Newport News Redevelopment & Housing Authority
James Wiltshire, Bank of America

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