Kevin Meindl joined The RENEW Institute as a Green Infrastructure Fellow in 2016. While at RENEW he worked on projects that aimed to enhance the overall quality of life in his hometown of Buffalo, NY. These projects included the design and construction of over 200 individual bio retention green infrastructure sites, managing 5 large green infrastructure and capital improvement projects totaling over $36M, performing community outreach around green infrastructure, performing and leading surface area and tree canopy analysis for the City of Buffalo, and creating a green infrastructure strategic framework plan and opportunity analysis which will guide 5+ years of green infrastructure projects within the City of Buffalo.
Kevin secured over $5.5M in funding for grants related to green infrastructure development through the EPA, EFC GIGP, Ralph Wilson Jr Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo, and The Nature Conservancy Philanthropic Funding Proposal and Administration.
A summa cum laude graduate of Buffalo State College with an undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Kevin received dual Masters Degrees in Landscape Architecture and City and Regional Planning from Cornell University in 2015.
He is currently a Senior Associate for Venue Strategies, and a Landscape Architect and Green Infrastructure Program Manager at the Buffalo Sewer Authority in Buffalo, NY.