Director of Business Development - Florida
“When inspiration and innovation collide and coalesce into engineered solutions, there is a spark of that magic that empowers us to collaborate, evolve and refine. The questions that drive us give rise to the solutions that inspire us to always do more for our clients.”
John Chyz, P.E. LEED AP, GGA, WELL AP is a Sustainable & Wellness Strategy Specialist and Director of Business Development with Affiliated Engineers. His directed focus on Energy, Water, Wellness, Resilience, and Optimized Operations of AEI's diverse and specialized client base has helped lead the advancement and delivery of market development and transformation strategy aimed at increasing stakeholder value, protecting natural resources, and enhancing human health.
Inspired by a passion for sustainable thought leadership, John began his career as a Research Engineer at the Natural Energy Laboratory where he designed and conducted experiments aimed at understanding how to grow beneficial bio-fuel products from gasses that would otherwise contribute to global warming. He later transitioned to focus on the engineering, procurement, and construction of renewable energy systems for commercial and residential projects. Throughout his career, John has remained dedicated to the strategic planning of actionable solutions that reside at the intersection of health, innovation, and sustainability.
Holding a Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering degree from Yale University, he has taught the Learning to LEED, Commissioning for High Performance Green Buildings, and Green Building Fundamentals for the Green Globes Professional curricula for the University of Florida. John was also a contributing author to Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design & Delivery (Third Edition).