Lauren Gropper is currently the CEO of Repurpose, and is also the company’s founder. The company began as a result of Ms.Gropper’s sustainability consulting work in New York City, Toronto, and Los Angeles. Prior to Repurpose, Ms. Gropper was a leader in the field of sustainability consulting and environmental design, with a focus on commercial architecture and entertainment. She holds a Masters of Environmental Design from the Pratt School of Architecture and was also an Adjunct Professor at Pratt. Ms.Gropper has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes and Fast Company. A LEED® Accredited Professional since 2002, she has worked with select clients including Bank of America, Fairmont Hotels, Korean Airlines, Hyundai, HGTV, HBO’s Entourage, The Food Network, and Discovery Communications.