The Pando Alliance Team

Over 50 Years of Combined Experience
Janice Romanosky
Janice Romanosky
Principal

Janice is an energy efficiency native, raised in the '70s in a home with solar hot water, foam insulation, and a dad who knew his way around the local home improvement store. She founded Pando Alliance in 2010 as a sole proprietor, singlehandedly performing all program inspections and testing in the early years. Drawing on 20 years of management experience in the home center industry, she has integrated strong client relation skills and sound business sense with her enthusiasm for sustainable building practices. Janice’s diverse education includes extensive studies in business, architecture, and building science. She maintains credentials as a LEED AP BD+C, LEED for Homes Green Rater, BPI Building Analyst, NGBS Green Verifier, and HERS Rater.

Email Phone 443-852-5969
Pando Leadership
Supporting Our Industry and Community

Janice and Thiel actively support the industry, both nationally and at the community level. Janice serves on USGBC Maryland's Multifamily Housing Committee and was appointed to the Howard County Energy Task Force. At the national level, Thiel serves in a leadership capacity for the development of RESNET’s HERS rating standards. Both have presented at national industry conferences.

Pando Alliance actively supports various housing organizations such as MAHC and HAND. Both Janice and Thiel participate in MAHC's Construction Committee, where Pando has given multiple technical presentations on energy efficient construction practices. As an original participant in Maryland’s ENERGY STAR Homes utility rebate programs, Pando Alliance has been the proud recipient of numerous program partner awards.

Thiel Butner
Thiel Butner
Principal

Thiel (pronounced "teal") joined the Pando Alliance team in 2014 and became a principal in 2016. She entered the industry as an AmeriCorps*VISTA in Construction Development at Habitat for Humanity, where she facilitated their transition to building ENERGY STAR Certified Homes for low-income homebuyers. Having earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Ecological Design from Prescott College, Thiel is currently pursuing her Master of Business Administration at Hood College. She sits on RESNET’s Technical Standards Development Committee and related task groups, lending her multifamily perspective to the process. With her roots in field experience, she maintains credentials as a LEED for Homes Green Rater, BPI Building Analyst & Envelope Professional, NGBS Green Verifier, PHIUS+ Rater, and HERS Rater.

Email Phone 703-517-4345
Michael Sumpter
Michael Sumpter
Project Manager

Michael joined the Pando Alliance team in 2015 with four years’ prior experience in residential energy efficiency. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science & Policy from the University of Maryland in 2009. Michael is an accredited NGBS Master Verifier, one of only a handful of individuals nationwide to earn this credential. Additionally, he is credentialed as a BPI Building Analyst & Multifamily Building Analyst, an NGBS Green Verifier, a PHIUS+ Rater, and a HERS Rater.

Email Phone 443-534-7899
DJ Soriano
DJ Soriano
Project Manager

DJ joined the Pando Alliance team in 2016, bringing with him seven years of residential energy efficiency experience, five of which he spent in green certification consulting. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science & Policy from the University of Maryland in 2010. DJ is credentialed as a LEED for Homes Green Rater, BPI Building Analyst & Multifamily Building Analyst & Envelope Professional, NGBS Green Verifier, and HERS Rater.

Email Phone 410-635-4234
Michael Feldman-Wiencek
Michael Feldman-Wiencek
Project Manager

Michael joined the Pando Alliance team in 2017, bringing with him five years of residential green rating experience. Michael earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland in 2011 and his Master of Science in Sustainable Engineering from Villanova University in 2013. He is credentialed as a LEED for Homes Green Rater, LEED Green Associate, NGBS Green Verifier, and HERS Rater.

Email Phone 240-487-9114
Justin Fertig
Justin Fertig
Project Manager

Justin joined the Pando Alliance team in 2017, bringing with him six years of experience in existing home energy retrofits and two years of experience verifying ENERGY STAR Certified Homes. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland in Environmental Science & Policy in 2005. Justin is credentialed as a BPI Building Analyst & Multifamily Building Analyst & Envelope Professional, NGBS Green Verifier, and HERS Rater.

Email Phone 443-574-5635
Zach Smith
Zach Smith
Assistant Project Manager

Zach joined the Pando Alliance team in 2017, bringing with him 10 years of attentive customer service experience. Pulling from his years of store, employee, and client relationship management, Zach has developed a sense of project ownership that he carries forward to his work with Pando. His commitment to accuracy, coupled with his customer service orientation, position him as a strong member of the Pando team. Zach is credentialed as a HERS Rater.

Email Phone 443-606-4648
Nicole Beller
Nicole Beller
Administrative Manager

Nicole joined the Pando Alliance team in 2017, bringing with her six years of administrative support experience. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in French and German Language from Hood College in 2012. Driven to support the team's mission in making green housing attainable, Nicole is now developing proficiency in the language of energy efficiency. She is dedicated to supporting the smooth operation of Pando and works closely with the whole team.

Email Phone 240-415-8877

Join Our Team

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If you’re interested in joining our team, submit your resume and cover letter to careers_at_pandoalliance.com.