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Drew Smith

Chief Operating Officer

Drew Smith is the COO of Two Trails, Inc., a company focused on Sustainable Building Consulting. Drew has been involved in Sustainable Building for over 15 years. He formed the company out of a desire to help builders, developers and home owners to understand the process of Green Building and providing them with the knowledge to easily bring their green projects to life.  Drew believes his “hands-on” consultant style really helps not only the client but also makes the entire sub-contractor base more knowledgeable, thus fulfilling the need to educate all levels in a Green Building project.


  • Certified General Contractor | 024883

  • Home Innovation Research Lab | Master Verifier

  • U.S. Green Building Council | LEED AP

  • CxA | Certified Commissioning Agent

  • RESNET Rater

  • Florida Green Building Coalition | Certifying Agent


Industry Appointments

State of Florida Governor Appointment

  • Green Building Commissioner: 2008-Present

Florida Building Commission Energy Technical Advisory Committee

  • Chairman: 2014-Present

National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

  • Green Board of Governors: 2015-Present

  • National Director: 2008-Present

  • Energy & Green Codes Standard Subcommittee: 2013-Present

  • Design Committee Member: 2013-2015

Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA)

  • State Director: 2008-Present

  • Southeast Builders Conference (SEBC) Chairman: 2018

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

  • Tampa Bay Chapter Board of Directors

  • Myakka River Branch Past Chairman

Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association

  • Life Director

  • President: 2014

  • Chairman: 2007-2009

Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC)

  • Founding President

  • Board of Directors: 2000-2007, 2009-2015



Debbie Smith

Chief Executive officer

Never one to shy away from a challenge, Debbie has shaped Two Trails into a company that has become a leader for sustainable services. Early on she recognized the importance for sustainable education with in the building industry. She believes that the key to changing an accepted practice is through education.

  • Board Member Lay Seat for Manatee County Construction Trades Board

  • Past Chairman for Home Builders Association Manatee/Sarasota Green Council

  • NAHB Certified Green Professional

  • 2010 Sustainable Florida Best Practices Award Finalist


Statement of Qualifications


Take a look at our company's qualifications and certifications for sustainable building consulting.