Marjorie Buckholtz is Regulatory Advisor to Brightfields Development. She is president of Environmental Consulting Solutions, where she provides advice on communication, strategy and regulatory aspects regarding brownfield redevelopment based upon her experience conceiving, launching and running the National Brownfields Program at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where she worked for 25 years.
In addition to serving as the first head of the National Brownfields Program (now called the Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization), Ms. Buckholtz also served in a variety of senior level positions in both the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) and The Office of Air and Radiation (OAR).
Her work on brownfield redevelopment earned tremendous recognition for the EPA, including the Innovations in Government Award from the Ford Foundation and the Kennedy School of Government, the renew America Excellence in Government Award and the Hammer Award from former Vice President Al Gore. Personally, she was three times awarded the EPA's prestigious Gold Medal for Exceptional Individual Service.
Ms. Buckholdtz holds a Masters in Media Studies from Webster University.