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City of Sacramento Eco-Alpha Environmental and Engineering Services VANGUARD FOR INNOVATIVE AND SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS TO BENEFIT ALL E stablished in 2013, Eco-Alpha size every year for the past three years and Environmental and Engineering has more than 95 percent repeat clients. Services is headquartered in Sacramento with projects throughout California. The firm’s specialties are rooted in its founders’ expertise. whether it’s training the next generation of STEM professionals, supporting academic — MELANIE OKORO institutions or charitable contributions that Ph.D. | Principal/CEO The California Department of General Services recently enlisted Eco-Alpha to train engineering staff from Sacramento to Los Angeles via the firm’s custom High CEO Melanie Okoro, Ph.D., a former scientist Performance Building Engineering Program. with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric “Combining innovation with execution is Administration, guides the firm’s the key to training the next generation of environmental projects, backed by 15 years engineers,” says Uzoma. of experience in the areas of environmental regulatory and permitting compliance. Former director of facilities for the Golden 1 Center, Eco-Alpha Co-Owner and President Uzoma Okoro’s experiences as a high- performance engineering professional is the foundation of the company’s engineering services, including consulting and facility operation and maintenance. Eco-Alpha streamlines the regulatory and permitting compliance processes for environmental clients and employs stationary engineers to operate and maintain Class-A commercial buildings. The firm serves clients in the commercial, water, transportation, utilities, health care and government sectors. With a roster of clients including Brennan Properties, California Department of General Services, Vitalant and Kitchell, Eco-Alpha has doubled in contract “ We’re at the vanguard of Sacramento’s renaissance, expanding our methods beyond our company to benefit the clients we serve, our entire industries’ STEM workforce and to see Sacramento thrive. “We’re at the vanguard of Sacramento’s renaissance, expanding our methods beyond our company to benefit the clients’ we serve, our entire industries’ STEM workforce and to see Sacramento thrive,” says Melanie. Eco-Alpha’s priority is to lift as it climbs, align with the firm’s values. “We see challenges as opportunities, identifying problems to solve and pushing boundaries of service standards. That’s ” why we’ve grown every year we’ve been in business,” notes Uzoma. Melanie concludes, “We love being based in Sacramento and want to see our industries thrive here.” 1812 J Street, Suite 2 Sacramento, CA 95811 916.945.3604 info@eco-alpha.com www.eco-alpha.com