Heather Riley
Founder, Principal Consultant


Phone: +1-919-886-2774


  • LEED AP Building Design & Construction (BD+C)


  • Certified GBCI Reviewer

  • Approved WELL Performance Testing Agent


  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Colorado State University)


  • Triangle Green Drinks

  • USGBC Regional Chapters:

       Charlotte (Board of Directors, 2010–2012)

       Charlotte (Finance Committee, 2008–2009)

       Northern Colorado (2007–2008)

Heather is uniquely qualified in the fields of green building and sustainability for well over a decade. She is an Accredited Professional in LEED and WELL, and is proud to be part of the team of experts providing WELL review services to Green Building Certification Incorporated (GBCI).

Heather served as a LEED consultant and project specialist with architectural firms through 2011, working on diverse projects from office & government buildings, schools and universities, community centers, retail & financial centers, healthcare facilities, and early childhood learning centers. She worked as a Senior LEED & Construction Project Manager from 2011-2015. During that time she managed the certification of 38 projects, six of which obtained Platinum status through LEED. Heather became a LEED and WELL reviewer during her time with GBCI, beginning in 2015.

At present, Heather capitalizes on her many years of design and construction experience, her comprehensive knowledge of the U. S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system, in-depth knowledge of the International WELL Building Institute’s WELL rating system, and her personal passion for environmental stewardship to help ensure that clients recognize and reap the full benefits of healthy and sustainably designed buildings. From conception and construction through ongoing operations, Heather consults with clients and project team members on sustainable practices, healthy environments, technologies, products, and champions the LEED and WELL documentation processes. She has also performed over 80 WELL Performance Verification on-site testing projects in countries all over the world.


Heather has two adult daughters, and when not spending time with them or working, enjoys camping, knitting, cycling, and creating pottery.

Oak Ragetté
Senior Consultant


Phone: +1-919-889-8175

Oak comes to 3 Green Pillars with two decades of data management and analytics experience from the healthcare and biotech sectors.  He is an approved Performance Verification Testing Agent for the WELL Rating System and a green building project consultant.

Leaf it up to Oak to be passionate about getting back to his roots with wood working and he likes to branch out when traveling.


  • Approved WELL Performance Testing Agent


  • Bachelor of Science (Marshall University)

We're Hiring!

3 Green Pillars is currently looking for a WELL Certification Reviewer.

Candidates applying for this position should have a background in the building design and construction industry, and have previous experience with the WELL building standard. This person should have a current WELL AP certificate or obtain one within six months from the hire date. This person must be able to work independently and remotely.

To apply, please email your resume to: careers@3greenpillars.com

Please no phone calls.