Regional Public Sector Manager, Systems and Services
Philips Lighting North America
Cindy Plantz Malinchak a native of Pittsburgh, took her wealth of knowledge to the New York City area in 2002. An avid participant in the sustainable lifestyle, Cindy chose Sustainable Design and Consulting as her career path, forming her own company in 2005. Through the years she was rewarded for her initiatives including Top 25 Women Entrepreneur in the State of Jersey in 2011 and 2012, Outstanding Women in the Building Industry of New York City 2015, Skyline Award for Major contribution to shaping the Skyline of New York City by SmartCeo Magazine 2015, Outstanding Women in the Field of Environmental Initiatives from the Commission of the Status of Women, Recognition by Governor Chris Christie for her Environmental Contributions, as well as Recognition by the House of Representatives for Outstanding achievement in the area of Environmental Initiatives.
Cindy recently joined Philips North America, representing the company on the state and local government level. In this role, Cindy acts as a consultant to state and local governmental officials and their departments in developing opportunities and best practices as they relate to energy efficiencies derived from the array of services Philips offers.
With a Master of Science degree in Green Technologies and Sustainable Design and Construction Management certification from NYU, Cindy has gone on to achieve LEED AP BD &C certification as well as Certified Energy Manager and is a certified Green Garage Assessor.
Cindy has taught Green Associate classes at Columbia School of Real Estate Appraisers and Bergen Community College. She enjoys a robust speaking schedule on Green Technologies and has authored many articles on the subject.