Meet The Team

Karen Adams

Karen Adams

Founder and CEO of Green Dwellings™, LLC, Karen Adams is the innovator of solar, energy efficient, contemporary modular and luxury custom site-built homes offering hurricane solutions to the highest 250 MPH standards.

After 25 years as a real estate developer successfully buying, building, remodeling, marketing and selling residential properties Karen set out to create the most innovative, state of the art, healthy living space while reducing waste and the carbon footprint. She launched Green Dwellings™ building the first LEED Platinum, Solar, Sustainable Modular house in Florida. Winner of Sustainable Florida’s Award for Best Practice in Green Building.

Kyle Abney

CGC, LEED AP

Kyle has been consulting with Green Dwellings™ assuring that our buildings meet the highest LEED standards. He holds a BA in Architectural Design and a Master’s of Building Construction with a concentration in Sustainable Design. He has the premier distinction of being the first person in the US to receive a formal construction degree in Green Building. Kyle is the VP of Abney & Abney Green Solutions and a recognized speaker on the topic of sustainable development. He was named a National Green Building Standard Green Partner of Excellence for two consecutive years.

Jim Ginas

Jim Ginas’ twenty years of experience in management and sales within the modular industry provides the qualified, competent leadership at the manufacturing facility to guide the Green Dwellings™ Project. He holds numerous industry awards and is a member of the Modular Building Institute. Mr. Ginas has a Bachelor of Science, Marketing from Bentley College, Waltham MA.

Sebastian Eilert

Architect

Sebastian Eilert is a registered licensed Architect, Interior Designer and Building Inspector in the State of Florida as well as a US Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional.

Born and raised in Hamburg, Germany he moved to the United States in 1996 to attend the University of Miami, School of Architecture. He graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture and a minor in Business Law. His European background combined with his US academic and professional experience allow for a unique understanding of sustainable issues.

Sebastian is a founding member of the USGBC South Florida chapter and created a new lecture course on sustainability for the University of Miami, School of Architecture. Other Awards received include: AIA Miami Historic Preservation 2005, Sustainable Design Architect of the Year 2009/2011, Young Architect of the Year 2010.

Jaya Kader

AIA/ LEED AP

Jaya Kader is the founding principal of KZ architecture, an award winning Miami based architecture firm committed to design excellence and sustainable building practices.

Jaya earned a Master of Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1988 and is currently a member of its Alumni Council. Jaya is also involved with local and national chapters of American Institute of Architects (AIA). 

Jaya worked on the Breeze 1 and 2 models.

Andrew Hall

Investor

Every company needs financial resources. Andrew Hall has been supportive of the Green Dwellings’™ Venture since 2014. Mr. Hall was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Astenbeck Management LLC. Prior to that he was Chairman and CEO of Phibro where he worked for 32 years. A graduate of Oxford University he also holds an MBA from INSEAD. Andrew Hall is also President and Director of the Hall Art Foundation. The Foundation is organized and operated for the purpose of developing exhibitions of fine art for the culture and educational benefit of the general public.

Dale McIvor

Business Advisor

Dale McIvor holds two engineering degrees and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is founding partner of Southport Partners, a financial advisory firm in Southport, CT providing services to companies large and small in the areas of new ventures, capital raising, and corporate development. Mr. McIvor acts in an advisory capacity with all business decisions.