DECO provides opportunities for talented people to work on innovative projects that demonstrate sustainability. Scientists, artists, engineers, makers, and other professionals can partner with our team to develop and implement new technology while solving problems for residents, businesses, and organizations across the Pittsburgh region. Our partners include a team of experts with broad reaching skills.
President & Environmental Director
Anthony is an environmental scientist who works to ensure that people have access to a healthy urban environment. With over a decade of experience in the environmental industry, he has worked on a variety of projects performing Site Assessments, identifying environmental hazards, contamination, and evaluating recognized environmental conditions. He studied visual arts and printmaking at the Federal University of Mato Grasso do Sul in Campo Grande, Brazil in 2005. Anthony was later selected to study through an international program of Macquarie University, participating in field research on Sustainable Development across nine countries and five continents. Anthony completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies at the University of Pittsburgh in 2011.
Since graduating, Anthony has worked in the environmental field, specializing in environmental consulting and renewable energy. He served two terms as an elected officer for the Solar Unified Network of Western PA. In 2013, he founded DECO Resources, LLC, (Design – Engineering – Construction – Operations) to lead a team in providing resources for sustainability and green design. At DECO, Anthony has managed environmental assessment, designed and implemented sustainable technology, and worked to support his community.
Justin has been working with computers since a young age and specializes in Linux systems administration, networking, embedded device development, and wireless infrastructure design. Justin’s goals are to make technology work in ways that assist sustainable projects by adding layers of automation, data collection, and user interaction. Justin worked to develop the Datahub, a decentralized computer system that can be run off-grid with solar or as part of a large and distributed network. “Datahubs are like onions, they have layers.” As a system engineer, Justin is largely responsible for keeping the internet on.
Landscape Design Consultant