White House Author
President and Founder of GC Green Incorporated
Elizabeth “Liz” Perez-Halperin is the President and Founder of GC Green Incorporated, a green building general contracting and consulting firm. GC Green works to broaden the outreach and impact of the green economy by promoting education, training, apprenticeship, and project placement opportunities in energy efficiency and renewable energy systems for veterans and other displaced workers in California. Since its founding in 2010, GC Green has served more than 1,300 individuals by providing training in the renewable energy industry, teaching entrepreneurship skills, and providing clean technology industry job placement assistance. Liz is a passionate advocate for clean energy and national security and she is involved with Operation Free, a nationwide coalition of veterans and national security experts who advocate for securing America with clean energy. Prior to starting GC Green, Liz served in the U.S. Navy for over eight years as an Aviation Logistics Specialist and was discharged honorably as a Wounded Warrior Veteran.