2533 Clement Ave.
Alameda, CA 94501
Randy Potter, MBA Buestad Construction
Randy has over 10 years of green building experience and has worked on some of the highest rated green projects ever built. He has served as Co-Chair of the USGBC Residential Marketplace Committee in Northern California as well as Environmental Task Forces in the cities of Mountain View and Palo Alto as well as San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Randy holds an MBA in Finance, a BS in Marketing and has over 12 years of professional experience in the Real Estate and Real Estate Development Industries. He is a member of the US Green Building Council, Build It Green, and is a Certified Green Building Professional.
Randy started his career in Technical Sales before returning to graduate school and spending several years as a management consultant. Having spent 3 years working with resort development giant Intrawest, Randy realized the importance of sustainable building, became an advocate for green building practices and pursued a career building custom green homes. He has been involved in some of the greenest custom homes in California and has been instrumental in local green building policies.
As a green building professional, Randy is a regular speaker at several colleges and professional trade groups including the AIA, Sierra Club, Build It Green and the USGBC.
Having grown up on the beaches of Southern California and lived in Lake Tahoe and the San Francisco Bay Area, Randy learned at an early age to appreciate the value of nature and natural resources. An avid outdoorsman and sportsman from an early age, Randy is a certified ski instructor and guide, an avid mountain biker, mountaineer, and sailor, and was an NCAA Scholarship athlete in Soccer. He currently lives with his beautiful wife Kristine and their Havanese Sofie who both share his passion for a low impact lifestyle filled with plenty of activity, friends and family.