Joyce serves NOPEC, a council of governments that have formulate electric and natural gas aggregation in their communities, in the position of Chief Operations Officer. After graduating from The Ohio State University with an industrial and systems engineering degree, Joyce began her professional career with the CNG Companies, learning energy and utilities as a trade. She was conferred a master of business administration degree from the University of Akron. After a 12-year career with CNG, she left to join a capital venture firm and served as Vice President of Public Relations, concentrating on permitting and regulatory affairs in the power industry. She then pursued her interests in the energy arena as “end user,” leading supply- and demand-side strategies at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Joyce was then an executive at Forest City Realty Trust and led its Integrative Design Services group to identify best practices and standards for new construction design, sustainable programs, facilities engineering, and building systems.
She is certified as a LEED AP and a WELL AP with the International WELL Buildings Institute. She has served as an advisory committee member of the Real Estate Roundtable and the USGBC Real Estate Group. She does frequent public speaking and recently published her first book on first-year career experiences and career planning.