Jackie Dadakis (May 2018)

Jacquelyn Dadakis

GREEN COAST MANAGEMENT - Chief Operating Officer

Jackie is the Chief Operating Officer of Green Coast Enterprises. She joined the company in 2013 to launch GCE Services, a consulting firm that provides services to property owners, municipalities, and utilities seeking to be more energy efficient. She has been recognized at one of The Gambit’s 40 under 40, New Orleans Magazine People to Watch and New Orleans City Business Women of the Year.

Before joining Green Coast, Jackie worked for Clean Energy Solutions, Inc. as a senior consultant developing innovative financing strategies for energy efficiency and creating community-utility partnerships for the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance and the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance under the Department of Energy BetterBuildings Program.

Jackie also worked for Rebuilding Together, a national non-profit with affiliates in over 200 communities in the United States providing free home repair to low-income homeowners. As an Americorps VISTA, she launched Rebuilding Together™s response to Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast.

Jackie holds a Masters in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.A. in Economics from Claremont McKenna College. She is a board member and past president of the transit policy and advocacy organization Ride New Orleans and teaches as an Adjunct Lecturer in the Tulane Masters of Sustainable Architecture program.