Entries by astreight

Paul White

Vice President, Alfalfa’s Market Paul has been in the food and hospitality business for over 30 years. Paul is deeply committed to sustainable food practices and believes we can and must achieve a healthy balance of value for growers, food workers, producers, consumers, and our environment.

Michael Slaby

Head of Mission, Timshel Passionate and committed to helping humanity save the world, Michael Slaby is a world leader in digital and social media strategy, technology, and how together they can elevate mission-driven organizations.  Currently, he is Head of Mission of Timshel — a social-impact technology.  Previously he was Fellow at Shorenstein Center at the […]

Kritee, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund Kritee, Ph.D. works as a senior scientist in the Global Climate Program at Environmental Defense Fund where she is helping implement environment and climate-friendly methods of farming at large scales in India with a three-fold goal of poverty alleviation, food security and climate mitigation and adaptation among small scale farms. Scientifically, she was trained as an […]

Halisi Vinson

Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center Halisi Vinson, as the Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center, brings a wealth of knowledge and a strong skill set developed through her work in business development, marketing, consulting and over half of a decade in the venture capital industry.  Halisi spent the last seven years […]

Dagny Scott

Founding Partner, Fearless Unlimited Dagny Scott is founding partner of Fearless Unlimited, a positive brand impact agency that helps organizations align brand and business, strategy and story. Prior to starting Fearless, Scott headed agency-of-the-decade CP+B’s strategic planning department and co-founded Washington, D.C.-based Glover Park Group’s strategic transformations. She has received multiple awards and recognition for her work including an […]

Rob Schuham

Co-founder of COMMON & 17 Rob Schuham is a social-impact focused entrepreneur, co-founder, investor, mentor and advisor in the tech, organic food, sustainable fashion, transportation and other sectors. Rob is also a seasoned communications entrepreneur having started and sold multiple marketing agencies and consultancies. He is also a co-founder of COMMON, a creative community for […]

David Berry

Manager & Facilitator, Sustainable Water Resources Roundtable David runs the Sustainable Water Resources Roundtable, a Federal Advisory group.  At the White House Council on Environmental Quality, he chaired interagency committees on sustainable development Indicators and industrial ecology. He is on the steering committee of the Balaton Group, a forum for sustainability and systems thinking.  David leads […]

Woody Tasch

Founder & Chairman, Slow Money Institute Woody Tasch is the Founder and Chairman of the Slow Money Institute and author of “Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered” (Chelsea Green). Since 2010, dozens of local Slow Money networks and investment clubs have catalyzed the flow of more than $56 million into […]

Mark Eckhardt

CEO, COMMON Prior to joining Alex Bogusky, Rob Schuham and John Bielenberg at COMMON, Mark was a principal at UFUSE Visionary Strategy Management, a global consulting firm devoted to unleashing creativity and helping entrepreneurs produce outstanding results through innovative business strategies, organizational design and alignment of partnerships. From 2004 to 2008, Mark served as part […]

John-Paul Maxfield

Founder & CEO John-Paul Maxfield is the Founder of Waste Farmers. He is responsible for the overall strategy, management and growth of the Company. The Company started in 2009 with $9,000 and a belief that idealism and capitalism can coexist. Today WF has evolved into an innovator respected by leaders in the global community for […]