Master of Business Administration, University of Southern California
Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University
Kelsey Johnson is a Director at Partner Energy with over nine years of industry experience. In her role as a client manager, Kelsey focuses on the multifamily sector. She assists developers, lenders, property managers, architects and contractors comply with sustainability requirements for a variety of financing programs including competitive low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC), agency green lending through Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and numerous utility rebate programs.
In addition to overseeing the energy audit process and new construction process for hundreds of her clients’ projects, Kelsey has guided over 30 of these projects through comprehensive utility incentive programs, with numerous projects earning over $100,000 in rebates. She has worked directly with Southern California Edison and Southern California Gas, providing feedback and project management for their Energy Upgrade CA Multifamily Pilot Program.
Kelsey’s role on all projects is to understand and represent client goals, updating the client on project progress and, where applicable, updating the project team on changing client priorities, timelines, budgets and/or priorities.
A frequent presenter at multifamily industry conferences, Kelsey has led panels and given presentations on green lending programs, multifamily commissioning, health and safety & diagnostic testing, green rehabs and related topics in the energy efficiency and sustainability space.