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 has been working 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 40 WELL Performance Verification on-site testing projects in countries all over the world.


Heather has two adult daughters, and when not working enjoys camping, knitting, cycling, and creating pottery.

Oak Ragetté
Senior Consultant


Phone: +1-919-889-8175


  • Bachelor of Science (Marshall University)

Oak joined 3 Green Pillars after 17+ years managing data in the healthcare and biotech sectors.   During that time he designed and implemented database solutions for managing the industries ever increasing data footprints.  While he loves data, his dream has always been to do something that is more global in nature.

His passion for science and the environment started as a child growing up on a back-to-the-land farm.  The back-to-the-land movement focused on sustainability, independence, and environmental stewardship which is in line with the LEED and WELL certification standards. Oak is very excited to be a Performance Testing Agent and Green Building Consultant for 3 Green Pillars Consulting.

Oak has a passion for travel, cycling, running, wood working, and living a minimalist life.

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