ABOUT

ReMAKE Group LLC (ReMake) is a WBENC certified, woman’s business enterprise established by Rebecca L. Flora in 2010. The company is based in Chestertown, Maryland.

As a sole proprietorship, the ReMake business model is purposefully lean on overhead with flexibility to easily scale the team to best meet each project situation. This adaptive business model allows Rebecca to directly undertake projects or leverage her vast network of professionals to form teams that strategically match the right talent with client needs. While there are no projects too big or small for ReMake, what is most welcomed into the ReMake project portfolio are innovative, complex and “firsts” that advance best professional practices to support the growth of sustainable societies.

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Rebecca L. Flora

Founder & Owner

Credentials: AICP, LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP ND

Rebecca’s strength is her ability to distill complex situations into a clear path forward. Her management and communication skills have been honed over 30 years in leadership positions where she has a well-known capacity to collaborate and get things done.

As a recognized trailblazer within the sustainability movement, Rebecca has an innate ability to cut through the clutter and translate sustainability into localized relevance and action. She has worked with organizations to take their very first step and advanced sustainability goals from good to great at places like the 178-acre, Hazelwood Green redevelopment project.

Rebecca is grateful for the wide array of professional opportunities provided at local, state, national and international levels and within non-government, private and government sectors where she has led projects and teams. Through these experiences, she has gained broad perspective and diverse technical knowledge that she leverages to achieve the best possible outcomes.

ROLES

ReMAKE utilizes first-hand knowledge garnered from 30+ years of project and organizational development experiences. These “in the trenches”, lived experiences have created an ability to instinctively identify the larger systems and influences at play to advance new thinking and collaborative solutions. Each situation is different and ReMAKE purposefully focuses on defining a role that will best match the client needs to achieve more sustainable outcomes for their project.

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TEAM

ReMAKE has worked with an array of professionals across multiple disciplines and taps a network “group” of proven collaborators where specialty gaps may exist or deeper analysis is required to enhance project benefit. This approach allows ReMAKE to work with clients directly, or identify the right expertise and form a group that best meets the situation to create an efficient approach customized for each project. If additional team members are needed, ReMAKE often takes on the responsibility of team coordination for efficient management. Professionals in ReMAKE’s group are available in multiple specialities that may be tapped to take a project from good-to-great. ReMAKE has worked directly with and managed multiple areas of discipline some of which include: strategy, facilitation, planning and design, engineering, construction methods and costing, finance and funding, public engagement, communications, placemaking, events, public art, historic preservation, storytelling, graphics and management systems. All of ReMAKE collaborators are grounded in a commitment to integrating sustainability principles, including the related areas of resiliency and regenerative methods into projects.

“I had the pleasure of working with Rebecca on a number of initiatives and was consistently impressed with her leadership, no-nonsense attitude and communication to cut through noise and get to the point. She built a strong culture of professional yet personal relationships with everyone around, that showed through in all her interactions.”

DHRUV GAMI
SENIOR SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT AT SMARTRONIX

AWARDS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Rebecca and the organizations that she was leading at the time have received multiple national and local awards that recognize contributions to society or a professional. Go to CV for a complete listing and details.

AIA Pennsylvania
Architecture Excellence Awards 2019
Contribution to the Profession by a Non-Architect, AIA PA, 2019

Greater Hazelwood Community Collaborative
Acknowledgement for Service, 2019

BikePGH
2019 Advocate of the Year

Carnegie Science Center
Environmental Award, 2009

American Planning Association
Sustainable Communities Division
2020 Excellence in Sustainability Award

AIA Pittsburgh
Leadership Award, 2009

City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Service Award for Promoting Sustainability in Pittsburgh
December 9, 2008 proclaimed as “Rebecca Flora Day” by Pittsburgh City Council

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LET’S CHAT

Are you in need of help sorting through how to best move your idea toward implementation? Do you need help forming a team or filling gaps? Are you confused by all the sustainability tools and options in the market? Let us help with these and other challenges that are slowing you down or “keeping you up at night”.

Go to our Connect Page and tell us about your interests.

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