CEO GreenVest, LLC
Doug Lashley is the founder and CEO of GreenVest, LLC. He has 37 years of experience in law, real estate finance, land use, land development and liquidation of distressed real estate. Mr. Lashley is an industry pioneer and has been a nationally recognized leader in mitigation banking and ecosystems services for over 20 years. Both personally and professionally, he is a passionate advocate for the environment. This passion inspired the creation of an innovative and sustainable business model that has transformed ecosystem services into a successful private enterprise. Mr. Lashley is responsible for developing acquisition strategies, handling regulatory negotiations, as well as assessing the financial feasibility of restoration and sustainable redevelopment projects throughout the Mid Atlantic region for both GreenVest clients and GreenVest owned projects. He is a licensed Maryland lawyer and real estate broker. Mr. Lashley has dedicated his career to creating value on environmentally and ecologically challenged land.
As part of his ongoing dedication to sustainability, Mr. Lashley lectures frequently on the beneficial aspects of ecological asset development and management, green infrastructure, and emerging market trends such as nutrient mitigation banking. Mr. Lashley currently teaches sustainable development practices in the Colvin School of Real Estate at the University of Maryland Graduate School of Architecture. He has created a stable platform for GreenVest to continue as an industry leader providing highly specialized advisory services, innovative problem solving and superior quality mitigation solutions into the foreseeable future.
Mr. Lashley is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a BA in Business and received his JD from George Mason University. He is based in GreenVest’s Annapolis, Maryland office.