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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Karen Mahrous 2015


  • Title: Project Manager
  • Company: CodeGreen Solutions
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA

Education: M.S. Sustainability Management Columbia University

First job outside of sustainability: Summer Camp Counselor – YMCA

First job in real estate or allied field: Hotel Management

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? CodeGreen provides sustainability and energy management solutions to the commercial real estate sector. We look forward to expanding our client base as well as our corporate sustainability practice.

How do you unwind from a busy day in sustainability? Workout or go for a run in Central Park.

Favorite book or author: “A Short History of Nearly Everything,” Bill Bryson

Favorite movie: “The Graduate”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? Jose James, “Yesterday I had the Blues”

One word to describe your work environment: Innovative

Rules to live by in business: Always be on time!

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Cleopatra, in Egypt, so she could be my tour guide!


What is your dream job? I have it! Working with a sustainability company that is fast-paced and growing every day.