Jodi Smits Anderson, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP

Associate Principal 518.795.3800

Jodi is a hiker, knitter, mom, wife, speaker, architect, nature lover, avid board game player, and at the root of it all: a Curious Soul. She’s dedicated the past two decades to pursuing what’s possible through sustainability, adaptive reuse, and optimizing energy use, focusing on how the built environment can support the health of our building users, community, and environment.  
After 15 years of public service work, Jodi appreciates collaboration’s light-handed grace and elegance and respects the vulnerability that comes with posing thought-opening questions. What lessons can we learn from Nature? How can we solve problems together without creating new ones for our community and planet? These questions drive Jodi to do better and inspire her to continue learning as a regenerative practitioner. 
Jodi is honored to join EYP to guide the Albany Office as its Managing Principal. Her goal is to help members identify their full potential and, in turn, elevate the work to achieve project success. 

One other big thought? Jodi believes that we don’t celebrate enough. She encourages us to celebrate the big, transformative revelations, the mistakes we have learned from, and the incremental steps that continue our excitement, engagement, and improvement. For her, “Life may not be the party we hoped for... but while we’re here, we may as well dance.” (anonymous)