Jim Yawn, CEP, LEED AP, is a Senior Project Manager for Walt Disney Imagineering, Global Business Development Group, in Orlando, Florida. His responsibilities include environmental support for real estate development, including The Walt Disney World Resort® (WDW) and Celebration, approximately 30,000 acres of residential communities, theme parks, resorts, and other commercial properties. Jim manages long-term, environmental permits and mitigation projects for WDW. Since 1990, these projects have established over 20,000 acres of conservation lands in Central Florida, including The Disney Wilderness Preserve. Jim has worked as an ecologist and project manager in the Florida real estate development industry for over 23 years.