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Announcing our 2022 Montgomery County Energy Summit Keynote Speakers

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and USGBC are pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the 2022 Montgomery County Energy Summit. Scheduled for April 5-6 in a hybrid in-person and digital format, this Summit includes leading edge education, interactive networking opportunities and an expo hall featuring the latest in energy-related products and services.


Kicking off each day of the event, our keynote speakers will address our Summit focus on innovation in green building, energy efficiency, and related topics from the perspective of the healthcare and multifamily sectors.


April 5 (Day One) Keynote: Anthony Stahl, PhD, FACHE, President, Adventist Healthcare White Oak Medical Center


Anthony Stahl is currently the president of Adventist Healthcare White Oak Medical Center and has an extensive background in healthcare administration, leadership, organizational development and growing talent.


Throughout his 29 years of leadership he worked and or lived in 60 countries and five continents spearheading the growth of organizations and leaders. He worked as an executive in international development for 14 years and then as a hospital executive for the past 15 years.


Anthony is passionate about helping others realize their full potential and find their passion in life. He finds joy in helping leaders create meaning in their own lives and in their organizations, which results in motivated employees, customer commitment and improved bottom line.


He earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Walla Walla College, a master’s in administration and PhD in leadership from Andrews University. He also holds a certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.


Anthony’s hobbies include: Basketball, travel, walking and reading. He and his wife live in the Washington, DC area and have two sons who are currently completing their University studies.


April 6 (Day Two) Keynote: Katie Rothenberg, Vice President of Sustainability, The Tower Companies

Katie Rothenberg has been executing sustainability initiatives in the built environment for nearly 15 years. She established her reputation as an industry leader through the development of programs influencing portfolio management, sustainable operations, healthy materials and indoor air quality, design/construction, and innovation. As Vice President of Sustainability, she is responsible for leading and maturing The Tower Companies’ industry-leading sustainability and healthy building initiatives. This work spans across a 6 million square foot owned-and-managed portfolio of residential and commercial office spaces.


Prior to joining Tower, Katie was the managing director of respected green building consulting firm Paladino & Company. Under her leadership, Paladino significantly grew its healthy building certification and ESG offerings, and was recognized by the Center for Active Design in 2020 for The Greatest Impact on Viral Response.


Katie has held multiple roles on the construction, operations, and non-profit sides of commercial real estate. She led HITT Contracting’s sustainability and innovation efforts, creating an award-winning Corporate Responsibility program, and building the first mass timber and first ILFI Petal certified project in Virginia. While at CBRE she achieved LEED certification for more than 20 million square feet of commercial office space. Katie got her start in green building when she transitioned from real estate development to the U.S. Green Building Council, where she executed market development initiatives to drive market demand for LEED.


Katie earned an MBA from The University of Denver, with a focus in Real Estate; and holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is a LEED Fellow and holds a Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Leadership from Boston College.



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