CEO & Founder
Molly leads Omni's strategy and business development and oversees Omni's product innovation and field operations. She founded Omni with the mission to democratize access to natural spaces, and to create an organization that continuously engages in bold endeavors that elevate the triple bottom line: ecological, financial, and social.
Molly's background couples her academic training at Stanford University in systems problem-solving and biogeochemical research with field experience in construction means and methods, gained working as a carpenter and green roofs installer as a Robert Bosch Fellow in Germany. Her unique and rich experience in Germany was foundational in redefining the American green roof industry with Omni's groundbreaking comprehensive green roof system. Molly is adept at developing and actualizing creative solutions to needs across the field; her inventions include Omni’s patented living wall panel and patent-pending green roof drainage system.
She is a Board Member at Openlands, a Certified Green Roof Professional, a LEED Green Associate, a Member of CREW Chicago, and a Full Member of Urban Land Institute, where she serves as a member of the Public Development and Infrastructure Council and co-chair of the Women’s Leadership Initiative Chicago Executive Board. Molly won the 2019 CREW Network Entrepreneurial Spirit Impact Award; 2018 Illinois Green Alliance Emerald Award for Individual Leadership; 2014 ULI Chicago Vision Award, Young Visionary; 2014 National Curbed Young Gun Winner; and 2014 ENR Midwest Top 20 Under 40.
Master of Science in Earth Systems | Stanford University
Bachelor of Science in Earth Systems with Honors in Environmental Science, Technology and Policy | Stanford University