Portland Cement Association has named David D. Shepherd, AIA, as Director, Sustainable Development. In the newly created position, Shepherd will be responsible for developing and promoting sustainable applications for cement and concrete.
A registered architect, Shepherd joined PCA in 2000 as manager of residential technology and was responsible for coordination of research and training of technical issues and promotion of homes made with concrete in the U.S. market.
Shepherd joined PCA with a variety of experiences in the construction industry, including co-founder/principal of a residential design/build firm, assistant vice president of a national real estate investment firm, and project manager for a commercial general contractor.
Shepherd is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the American Concrete Institute. He holds a B.A. in architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign.