Sustainable housing provider GreenWorld Restoration appoints former Texas secretary of state Geoffrey Connor as general counsel
November 5, 2012
– GreenWorld Restoration is pleased to announce the addition of Geoffrey Connor as General Counsel.
Geoff served as Texas Secretary of State 2003-2005. He had previously served as Deputy Secretary of State, Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture, General Counsel of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and as a senior aide to former Governor William P. Clements, Jr.
In the private sector, Geoff worked for the international law firm Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer and Feld, and later for the law firm Jackson Walker. In both firms, Geoff represented a variety of clients in administrative, energy, environmental, immigration and international law matters.
Geoff serves on the advisory boards of the Asia Society and Global Austin. He is president of the Chancellors Council of the Texas State University System, and a past director of the Texas Lyceum. He is also a member of the Austin Council on Foreign Affairs.
According to Geoff, "There is a growing global need for ecologically and economically sound housing solutions. GreenWorld Restoration is the right company at the right time, and I am proud to be associated with them."
Michael Torres, President and CEO of GreenWorld Restoration stated, "Geoff's experience as a leader in Texas and International Affairs fits perfectly with GreenWorld's mission in Restoring Homes, Humanity & Hope.™"
About GreenWorld Restoration
GreenWorld Restoration, LLC is a leading provider of sustainable housing and community solutions. We offer affordable on- or off-the-grid permanent as well as temporary-to-permanent housing solutions.
Beyond the home, we help design and develop sustainable communities utilizing our Integrated Solution Architecture for Sustainable Communities™. Through this approach, we are able to help create a community that is in balance with the land ecologically and the people economically.
We are a socially conscious company allocating up to 30% of our profits to "Pay-it-Back" to the communities we serve and "Pay-it-Forward" to communities we have yet to serve. We do this in partnership with the Worldwide Maniac Foundation™ providing workforce training, educational facilities, shelter, clean water and other elements necessary to fulfill the needs of a sustainable community.