Marina Leight recently joined Southland Energy as part of the California public sector team. In her previous position at Signify (formerly Philips Lighting), she worked on strategic relationship programs and served as head of public sector business development for the North American market. Marina was also the Senior Vice President for the award-winning Governing magazine, where she launched a large infrastructure initiative and directed market research programs to help companies navigate public sector contract, procurement, and sales processes. Her background includes developing policy and management-oriented programs for state and local government officials across the finance, education, healthcare, technology, and public safety verticals.
Within the AEC industry, Big Rooms are an on-site co-location space that physically brings together designers, builders, facility operators, and more to create a collaborative environment. The Big Room is designed to bring all of Southland’s businesses together, including Southland Engineering, Southland Energy, and Envise, within an integrated workspace.