LEED AP Laurel manages the architectural and design community relationships, develops educational programs and events for WACSI. This initiative is focused on being a resource for sustainable interior spaces. She founded and owns her own sustainable furniture company for which she is the sole designer www.laurelhoover.com. She Founded WACSI, We in Atlanta for Conservation, Sustainability & Innovation, is the Sustainability Advisor for Atlanta Chapter IIDA, serves on the Advisory Council for the Million Mile Greenway www.millionmilegreenway.org , and serves on the Board for Art in the Atrium. Laurel Graduated from Savannah College of Art & Design with a Bachelors degree in Interior Architecture and minor in Furniture Design Build. She has worked with architectural firms in Manhattan, Washington D.C. and Atlanta as well as freelanced. She spent 3 years heading up the sustainability initiative for Corporate Environments and has been teaching LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) classes for the past 2 years.