JocCole “JC” Burton, LEED AP BD+C is CEO of Maven Construction. JC is a DC based entrepreneur who has spent her 25-year career in the real estate development and construction industry. Ms. Burton has been a thought leader on energy efficient, multifamily housing and institutional projects. Ms. Burton’s work has been acknowledged by the White House as a Champion of Change: Clean Energy. She is also the first black woman appointed to the City of Boston Licensure Commission.
Ms. Burton worked some of the first LEED projects in the United States which includes more than 50 LEED projects, three Net-Zero projects and she developed on-line sustainability platform to help assess final driver for green investments. During her 25+ year career, she has worked to revitalized neighborhoods and communities through multifamily and single development in several cities, large municipal projects and nationally branded retail projects. She is a trouble shooter and credited with turning around K-12 capital improvement programs in the District of Columbia and Boston, MA.
She brings these experiences and her personal commitment to excellence to every opportunity. Ms. Burton is the mother of one elementary school aged daughter. In her spare time, you can find JC with her daughter roller skating, cooking, advocating for better food access for under-resourced children and finding new ways to support emerging leaders in STEM careers.