Trees Atlanta and the Future
Oct 16, 2018 12:00 PM
Connie Veates and Greg Levine, Co-ED, Trees Atl
Trees Atlanta and the Future
Connie Veates is Trees Atlanta’s Co-Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer.  She has a long history with the organization having served on the board for 10 years; 5 of which she was President.  Under her leadership, Trees Atlanta successfully completed a capital campaign which resulted in the building of their facility – one of the few Platinum LEED certified buildings in Georgia.  In her current role Connie is responsible for development, finance, marketing, education, communications, human resources and special events.
Prior to coming to Trees Atlanta she was a long-tenured executive with BellSouth and AT&T.  Connie holds a Master’s of Business Administration degree from Georgia State University.
Greg Levine is Trees Atlanta’s Co-Executive Director and Chief Program Officer. Greg has been with the organization for over 22 years and is responsible for all programming that supports the mission of Trees Atlanta.  Under his leadership Trees Atlanta has forged a strong partnership with the Atlanta BeltLine and is in the process of planting the BeltLine Arboretum.  Additionally, he oversees neighborhood and city plantings, forest restoration, advocacy, and the urban forestry crew.
Greg has a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Georgia and is an ISA Certified Arborist. 
Both Connie and Greg were recently named to Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Who’s Who in Sustainability.
INTRODUCTION:  Marbury Rainer