AEE Georgia

Mercedes-Ben Stadium and the Green Sports Alliance

  • September 28, 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Georgia World Congress Center

Registration

  • AEE Georgia Chapter Member
  • Rate for non-chapter members.

Scott Jenkins will present on the Green initiatives of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the Green Sports Alliance.

Scott Jenkins joined Mercedes-Benz Stadium as general manager February 24, 2014.  In this role, Jenkins oversees current planning and construction as well as operations for the stadium.

Jenkins comes to Mercedes-Benz Stadium from the Seattle Mariners, where he spent seven years as vice president of ballpark operations.  Prior, he served as vice president of stadium operations and facility management for the Philadelphia Eagles.  He also previously served as vice president of stadium operations for the Milwaukee Brewers and GM of the Kohl Center at the University of Wisconsin.

Jenkins is a pioneer in the green building movement in sports and was an inaugural member of the Green Sports Alliance, an organization co-funded by the Natural Resources Defense Council dedicated to improving green building practices in sport.  He now serves as the president and chairman of the Green Sports Alliance and was honored with the 2013 Natural Resources Defense Council Game Changer Award and 2012 NW Energy Coalition Conservation Eagle Award.

Jenkins graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1986 with a Bacehlor's degree in construction administration.  He graduated from the University of Washington's Executive MBA program in 2009.  While an undergraduate at Wisconsin, Scott was a five-time All-American in cross country and track and was a member of the Badger's 1982 and 1985 NCAA National Champion Cross Country teams.

2013 AEE Georgia Chapter
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