Tim Trefzer, Director of Sustainability, georgia World Congress Center

Tim Trefzer is head of environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility for the Georgia Dome, Georgia World Congress Center, Centennial Olympic Park, and the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center since 2010, Tim has overseen improved facility operations, reduced impacts of hosted events, and worked with stakeholders to improve the well-being of the community.

As a LEED Accredited Professional, he administered the GWCC’s LEED Silver certification in 2014 and an anticipated LEED Gold recertification in 2017, making it the largest LEED certified convention center in the world. In 2017 he also guided the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center to LEED Gold certification.

Since 2015, he has consulted for the College Football Playoff and Super Bowl, managing various aspects of the sustainability efforts placed around these mega sporting events. For the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship and Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta, Tim is sustainability chair for the Atlanta Football Host Committee and Atlanta Super Bowl LIII Host Committee.

Tim is a Faculty Associate at Arizona State University where he teaches the Global Context of Sustainability courses of the online Master’s for Sustainability Leadership program. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and a Master’s degree from Arizona State University.