Pepper Smith manages DEG’s green programs group, including the LEED for Homes Provider program. She is a LEED AP Homes, Certified LEED for Homes Green Rater, and GreenPoint Rater. She is also a member of the GBCI Continuing Education Advisory Group and is a USGBC LEED for Homes Faculty. Pepper serves as an instructor for LERN online courses offered at colleges around the world and has taught at the University of California, Berkeley Extension.
Pepper previously worked for D.R. Horton, Sacramento where she was a project manager in the land acquisition group and a warranty supervisor in the construction group where she worked on Environments for Living and LEED for Homes projects. Pepper earned her M.B.A. with a specialization in Marketing from the University of South Florida, her J.D. with a specialization in Environmental Law from Mississippi College, and her B.S. in Merchandising/Marketing from the University of Southern Mississippi.
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