Mike Embrescia of WorkDesq
- Anne Kirby
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Mike Embrescia is the Founder & CEO of WorkDesq, an online service that introduces companies to full-time freelancers. He is on a mission to build the best place to obtain high-quality freelance work. Mike also serves as the Executive Director of BOMA Pittsburgh, the Building Owners & Managers Association. He takes an active role in coordinating commercial real estate education and the association’s advocacy efforts at the City, State, and Federal-levels. In 2011, Mike co-created a unique web startup for commercial real estate operators; called Class-G. He directed the creation of web-based tools to measure sustainability efforts, developed a sophisticated communications platform, and scaled the business nationally. Prior to Class-G, he served as a Director for Pittsburgh’s Green Building Alliance (GBA), one of the nation’s original U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) offices. Mike graduated from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and received his MBA from Duquesne University, with an emphasis on sustainability. He proudly serves as a Board of Director from StartUpTown, Pittsburgh’s first co-working space, and is especially proud to be a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Mike Embrescia will speak at 4:45 pm on Friday – Day 2 of the conference