We are pleased to announce that Brandie M. Sebastian joined the JBE team effective November 11, 2019 as Sustainability Practice Co-Lead, working alongside Kristen Rowe. Many will know that she was previously the in-house life cycle assessment (LCA) expert for a materials industry association. In her role with JBE, Brandie will be leveraging her extensive experience conducting, managing, and reviewing life cycle assessment and carbon footprint studies in various sectors. She works routinely with Product Category Rules (PCRs), Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), and sustainability standards development through ASTM and ISO. Her recent experience has focused on green building rating systems, whole building LCA, product health declarations, the circular economy, and recycling. She has served as the Vice Chair/Secretary of the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA) since 2014, she was a member of the Athena Sustainable Materials Institute Board of Directors from 2014-2019 and she is an LCA Certified Practitioner (LCA-CP). She is based in Pittsburgh, PA.