Andrea Sojda of Salas O’Brien recently facilitated a session at the SAME Joint Engineer Training Conference in San Antonio, focusing on how partnerships can drive sustainability, ESG, and climate adaptation initiatives. Collaborating with Ivan Bolden, Paula Monachelli, and Toniann Fisher, the session provided vital insights for organizations aiming to meet their environmental goals.

This engaging session brought together senior defense leaders to discuss how military installations and communities can form partnerships to transform environmental and sustainability challenges into collaborative solutions.

Andrea Sojda, PMP, a Principal at Salas O’Brien, is a seasoned expert in environmental engineering and consulting. With over 15 years in the field, she has led complex projects to successful completions, delivering sustainable solutions for a diverse client base. Andrea holds an MS in Organizational and Leadership Ethics from St. Edward’s University and a BS in Agricultural Development from Texas A&M University. Her leadership and expertise continue to make significant contributions to the industry.

We must be creative and innovative. Finding efficiencies and leveraging partnerships to meet the ever-changing needs of our environment are vital.
Andrea Sojda, PMPPrincipal

About SAME

The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) builds leaders and leads collaboration among government and industry to develop multidisciplined solutions to national security infrastructure challenges. Founded in 1920, the Society unites public and private sector individuals and organizations from across the architecture, engineering, construction, environmental and facility management, cyber security, project planning, contracting and acquisition, and related disciplines in support of national security.

About Salas O’Brien

Salas O’Brien is an engineering and technical services firm focused on advancing the human experience through the built environment. Our team is engineered for impact, helping clients achieve critical goals, advancing our team members through growth and opportunity, and operating at the center of important global issues including sustainability and decarbonization. We are a top firm as ranked by Engineering News-Record and Consulting-Specifying Engineer, and we have appeared for the past ten years on the Inc. 5000 list of North America’s fastest-growing private companies.

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