Drew Smith is Chief Operating Officer of Two Trails, Inc., one of the nation's premier green-building certification companies. After many years as a contractor building projects throughout Florida, he formed Two Trails out of a desire to help builders, developers and homeowners understand the process of green building and to provide the knowledge to easily bring their green projects to life.
Drew and his firm are deeply rooted in all aspects of green building. Drew was named 2013 NAHB Green Building Advocate of the year, and Two Trails won the 2013 NAHB Green Multifamily project of the year. The Home Innovation Labs recognized Drew with the 2013 and 2015 NGBS Green Partner of Excellence Award, and he was also the Certified Green Professional of the year (NAHB) in 2010, and Certifying Agent of the year (FGBC) in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014.
Drew is the first and current Governor-appointed Green Building Commissioner for the State of Florida. He was also appointed as a NAHB National Director (8 years) and to the NAHB Energy & Green Sub-Committee for the National Association of Homebuilders. He is currently a Past President of the Building Industry Association of Manatee Sarasota. He is a FHBA State Director and the Founding President of the Florida Green Building Coalition.
Drew is also a Board member of the USGBC Florida Gulf Coast Chapter. He is a Trustee on the Future Builders of America Foundation; Past Chair of the Green Building Council of the Home Builders Association Manatee-Sarasota; Past Chair of the Myakka River Branch and the LEED for Homes Committee; a member of the Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Builders and Developers Advisory Committee; and, of course, a longstanding member of the U.S. Green Building Council.