Stephanie Gripne, Ph.D. is recognized as one of Colorado’s top CEO’s in 2022, Dr. Stephanie Gripne is the Founder, CEO, and creative force behind Impact Finance Center, a think-do tank. Impact Finance Center identifies, educates, and activates foundations, family offices, corporations, and individuals to become impact investors. ...

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Dr. Stephanie Gripne

Anna Straus (they/she) is the Operations & Reporting Manager for Growing GRASS, a USDA Climate-Smart Commodities project. After obtaining a Master’s of Arts in Social Work from University of Denver, focused specifically on food and environmental justice, Anna worked as a writer and researcher ...

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Anna Straus

Jessica has spent her career creating system change through partnerships, focusing on elevating the voices of those with lived experiences to serve the broader needs. As the Director of the Soil & Climate Alliance her focus is on engaging with those across the food and agriculture supply ...

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Jessica Hulse Dillon

Sara is Sr. Director of Sustainable Materials and Products for VF Corporation, parent company to outdoor & active brands, including The North Face, Van’s, Smartwool, and Timberland. Based in Denver, she works to develop collaboration across their global brands toward achieving their publicly stated ...

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Sara Hill

I have lived most of my life on the land with livestock and authentic food in the western United States. I hold a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and a Master of Science in Natural Resource Sciences from Washington State University. In 2004, after ...

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Andrea Malmberg

Making the world work through radical systems change. Faith Flanigan, is the Interim Executive Director of the Buckminster Fuller Institute, working to catalyze and cohere collective insights through our network of partners, collaborators and community. She focus on designing and building systems from a ...

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Faith Flanigan

Tonya is a dreamer, an attorney, a runner, a partner, and a dog mom. She has served in a number of roles, but is currently designing her new role with nRhythm. She believes that there is a better way for us to care for ...

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Tonya Price

Katie Fettes is the Programs Manager at Land Core, a nonprofit organization advancing soil health policies and programs that create value for farmers, businesses and communities. She previously co-founded and leads communications and operations with the Rainmaker Enterprise, an organization developing solar-powered water solutions ...

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Katie Fettes

V. Larkin Martin manages Martin Farm, a family farm in Courtland, Alabama. The farm operates on owned and rented land. Their primary crops are corn, cotton, soybeans and wheat. She is also Chairman of the Board of Servico, a cotton ginning and agricultural services ...

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Larkin Martin

Cat Zummer is cofounder of Niche Solutions Group and Integration Collective and serves businesses that are doing their best to do good in the world as a B Corp and sustainability consultant. With a background in environmental science and corporate social responsibility, Cat is ...

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Cat Zummer

Pamela’s career has been defined by a deep commitment to serve and develop exceptional leaders. She has a superpower of championing game-changers to up-level their work by providing practical tools and brave spaces that help strengthen and build their essential inner capacities. Pamela is ...

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Pamela Chaloult

Angi Rassi is a growth accelerator, senior business leader and executive coach that is passionate about scaling high potential businesses in the natural products space. Angi is currently the Vice President of Innovation and Business Development at John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc where ...

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Angela Rassi

Tina Swithin is the author of Divorcing a Narcissist (series) and founder of One Mom’s Battle, Family Court Awareness Month and the High Conflict Divorce Coach Certification Program. Tina Swithin continues to champion children’s rights through her family court advocacy. Tina is working to ...

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Tina Swithin

Sophia Armen is a Middle Eastern-American community organizer and writer from Los Angeles, California. She is the co-founder and serves as the Co-Director of The Feminist Front, a youth gender and racial justice organization of 15-35 year olds building rooted feminist futures. The Feminist ...

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Sophia Raken Armen

Julia Mande is a facilitator and project manager for awareness-based systems change. She works with leaders in environmental, social, and corporate governance to align strategy with values. Julia has worked with the teams of L.A. Compost, A Growing Culture, and Collective Transitions. She is ...

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Julia Mande

As Farmland Program Director, Kylie Wagner created and developed Kiss the Ground’s now national and growing Farmland Program. Kylie's hands-on connection to farming began at an early age on an organic avocado ranch on the Gaviota Coast of California. After graduating from UCLA with ...

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Kylie Wagner

Melissa's life experience as a business owner, designer, and proud parent, all inspire her in her unwavering passion to harness the wisdom and designer in all of us. Design brings hope. Hope for regenerative possibility. Melissa received her master’s degree in Organizational Leadership, with ...

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Melissa Kelii

Making connections between people, ideas and organizations is one of Michelle’s strengths and passions. She brings this to her work as a strategist, facilitator, and relationship builder in the commercial real estate industry. Having experienced many different work environments in business development roles, Michelle ...

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Michelle Kelly

Liza is Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) and was born in Hawaiʻi and raised on the island of Oʻahu. In her work, she is deeply committed to indigenous Hawaiian issues, social justice for all people, and creating spaces that cultivate anti-colonialism and equity. She is ...

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Dr. Liza Keānuenueokalani Williams

Caitlin is the Operations & Programming Manager at the Climate Collaborative. Her responsibilities include assistance with outreach and programming efforts along with administrative support. Prior to the Climate Collaborative, Caitlin worked primarily in the nonprofit sector with targeted audiences around civic and voter engagement. ...

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Caitlin Olsen

Jess is from Curitiba, Brazil, and has a B.A. in Development Studies from Brown University. She is the Senior Program Manager at Latin American Leadership Academy (LALA), where she has stewarded a virtual ecosystem of over 1200 young leaders across Latin America for the ...

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Jessica Kenny

Susan Skjei, Ph.D. (last name pronounced “shay”) has been consulting with leaders, executive teams and boards of non-profit organizations, businesses, and government agencies for over 25 years. She has a unique ability to create energetic and high trust learning environments that accelerate the achievement ...

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Susan Skjei

At the impressionable age of thirteen, Rachel was uprooted from an active Gauteng social life and planted on a remote farm in the Eastern Cape. However, disruption proved indispensable, creating the conditions for growth and emergence: the process of something concealed becoming visible. With ...

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Rachel Pretorius

Marcela Olivera is a water commons organizer based in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Since 2004 she has been helping to develop and consolidate an inter-American water justice network named REDVIDA. She is also a member of the Platform for Community Partnerships of the Americas (PAPC), an ...

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Marcela Olivera

Nora Bateson is an award-winning filmmaker, writer and educator, as well as President of the International Bateson Institute, based in Sweden. Her work asks the question “How we can improve our perception of the complexity we live within, so we may improve our interaction ...

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Nora Bateson

Dr. Dianne Regisford is a mother, dynamic social sculpture practitioner, social impact entrepreneur, cultural diversity advocate, racial equity strategist, poet and energy healer. Dianne is invested in regenerative ARTivism for belonging, advocacy and Indigenous Diaspora Knowledge making for minoritised communities in urban place-making. Dianne ...

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Dr. Dianne Regisford

After growing up in Virginia and attending college in Richmond and Charlottesville, I ventured up to New England to begin my career in the textile, apparel and footwear industries. I've lived in Portsmouth NH for the last 23 years currently with my daughter Sadie ...

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Emily Alati

Katrina Little is the UX Designer and Researcher for Soil Centric. Most recently, she worked in collaboration with Dr. James Fathers and David Houle as project lead author for the book The Golden Age of Design and Redesign, to bring forward the voices and ...

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Katrina Little

Sherry Hess, the living flavor advocate, Tedx Speaker, and founder of The Flavor Remedy, is here to stand up for flavor, to shine a light on the imposters who pretend to be nutritious. Sherry believes that flavor is not only something to be embraced ...

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Sherry Hess

Linda Black Elk is an ethnobotanist and food sovereignty activist specializing in teaching about culturally important plants and their uses as food and medicine. She is eternally grateful for the intergenerational knowledge of elders and other knowledge holders, who have shared their understandings of ...

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Linda Black Elk

With over 25 years of experience in agriculture, Donna Kilpatrick specializes in pasture-based livestock production, ecosystem restoration and land stewardship. She leads Heifer Ranch in Perryville, Arkansas where she serves as an Accredited Professional with the Savory Institute, the world’s leading regenerative agriculture organization, ...

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Donna Kilpatrick

Hi, I’m Erin. I’m a multidimensional spiritual freedom guide. I assist people in getting out of their own way in order to let the creative life force of the universe flow through and express through them. I assist in healing and growth by holding ...

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Erin McMorrow

Niquole Esters is an environmental conservationist with a passion for the oceans and geopolitics. With a background in international relations, governance, and policy she works in the space between sustainable natural resource management, conservation, and economic development to protect important ecosystems and the services ...

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Niquole Esters

With over twenty years in operational and human-resource leadership positions, Jen's expertise is in designing and creating employee retention and engagement programs, which include both individual well-being resources and community volunteering projects. Additionally, she is responsible for the management and implementation of primary strategies ...

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Jen Cates

Beth Jensen is Director of Climate+ Impact at Textile Exchange, the leading global nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the use of sustainable materials and fibers within the apparel, footwear, and home textiles industries. Beth oversees the evolution and implementation of Textile Exchange& “Climate+” strategy through leadership of ...

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Beth Jensen

Karen Washington is a farmer and community activist, striving to make the New York City a better place to live. As a community gardener and board member of the New York Botanical Gardens, she worked with Bronx neighborhoods to turn empty lots into community ...

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Karen Washington

Tiffanie Drayton is a mother, world traveler, and journalist whose work has been featured in The New York Times, Vox, Marie Claire, Playboy, Salon, and Complex, and on Yahoo, among other outlets. Tiffanie fled the U.S. in the face of persistent racism and economic ...

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Tiffanie Drayton

Cara has worked in the corporate responsibility industry as an executive, consultant, trainer and auditor for the past 24 years. She launched her own consultancy firm in November 2021 called Intentum Corporate Responsibility Consulting. Prior to that, Cara had an 11-year run as Patagonia’s ...

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Cara Chacon

Penny Tompkins is the Manager of CSR at Charlotte's Web, the World's Most Trusted Hemp Extract.  She joined Charlotte's Web in May 2019 and co-led the company's B Lab assessment process and subsequent certification in August of 2020.  In addition to managing the B ...

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Penny Tompkins

Nancy Astarae Metcalf is Dr. Bronner’s Senior Marketing Manager. She joined Dr. Bronner’s in 2014 to support the nationwide public education and advocacy campaign Hemp History Week, which successfully lobbied to remove hemp from the Controlled Substances Act. In 2017, Nancy supported the launch ...

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Nancy Astarae Metcalf

Gina Asoudegan is Vice President of Mission and Regenerative Agriculture at Applegate, the nation’s leading natural and organic meat brand. In her role, Asoudegan leads the strategy for the company’s sub-brand, The New Food Collective, and oversees the creation of consciously scaled supply chains ...

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Gina Asoudegan

Tyson Sampson is a two-hearted and two-spirited individual whom has descended from the local indigenous matriarchy called the ᎠᏂᎩᎶᎯ (A-ni-gi-lo-hi). Their home is referred to as The Beautiful Painted Earth. This family is based here in their aboriginal territory most commonly known as the ...

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Tyson Sampson

Angela Dawson is a fourth-generation midwest farmer, a cooperative advocate and a public health researcher with 25 years experience of community development research and innovation. A career academician, she holds several executive Business Administrations Certificates as well as advanced legal and public health research ...

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Angela Dawson

Secteur 6 founder and CEO  Amit have spent his lives creating conscious businesses in tech, CPG and real estate. Amit’s father, renowned agronomist Dr. I.S. Hooda, pioneered regenerative ways to grow food that have helped tens of thousands of farmers across the globe. Amit ...

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Amit Hooda

Revolutionizing the way people think and feel about Kombucha and fermented foods, GT Dave is sharing a message & lifestyle with the world that food is medicine. As the Founder and CEO of GT’s Living Foods, the #1 best-selling and most-loved Kombucha brand, GT ...

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GT Dave

John F. Ghingo is the president of Applegate, the nation’s leading natural and organic meat brand. He joined Applegate in April 2018 and is responsible for driving forward the company’s mission: Changing The Meat We Eat. Ghingo presides over a senior leadership team that ...

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John Ghingo

Chris Oliviero has more than 20 years of management, marketing, no antibiotics ever and organic protein experience. He started his career as a business consultant for Fortune 100 brands including FedEx, Toyota,BMW, Heinz and Molson. Since 2007, Chris has served in various leadership positions ...

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Chris Oliviero

Dawn Sherman brings over 25 years of business expertise and entrepreneurial skills to her role as CEO of Native American Natural Foods’ Tanka bar.  A member of the Lakota, Shawnee and Delaware tribes, Dawn is keenly aware of the fundamental needs facing individuals at ...

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Dawn Sherman

Eve Turow-Paul is an author, globally-recognized thought leader, and founder and Executive Director of Food for Climate League. Her latest book is Hungry: Avocado Toast, Instagram Influencers and Our Search for Connection and Meaning (BenBella, 2020). By blending qualitative and quantitative methods, Turow-Paul explores ...

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Eve Turow-Paul

Gibson grew up in the South where she learned the power of good food, and bringing people together around the table, early on. A “reformed” business attorney, she was the longtime leader of the Marin Country chapter of Slow Food prior to founding Edible Marin ...

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Gibson Thomas

Zeenab is the Communications Manager at the HEAL Food Alliance. Through her work at the HEAL Food Alliance, she's had the honor of uplifting the voices of incredible Black, Indigenous and People of Color who are organizing for better food and farm systems across ...

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Zeenab Aneez

Brian Wachtler is the President of Haberman, a marketing communications agency with a clearly defined mission — to tell the stories of pioneers making a difference in the world. An expert at marrying mission, message and media, Brian and Haberman have helped numerous organizations ...

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Brian Wachtler

John is the Co-founder and CEO of Once Upon A Farm, a company with the mission of providing yummy  and nutritious “farm-to-family” foods to kids of all ages.   Prior to his new start-up, John spent more than 30 years in the natural and organic ...

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John Foraker

Anne Malleau is the Executive Director for Global Animal Partnership (G.A.P.), the leading farm animal welfare standards and labeling organization in North America. In addition to G.A.P.’s commitment to continuous improvement in improving the lives of farm animals, G.A.P. has pioneered ‘farm to fork’ ...

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Anne Malleau

Ryan Fletcher is Director of Public Affairs and Media Relations at Dr. Bronner’s, the top-selling natural brand of soap in North America and has worked full-time with Dr. Bronner’s since 2007. Ryan directs Dr. Bronner’s Public Affairs and Media Relations (PR) department in assisting ...

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Ryan Fletcher

Armando Medinaceli, Ph.D. is a Bolivian ethnobiologist with extensive experience collaborating with indigenous peoples in Bolivia, Mexico, and Guatemala as well as teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels in the United States and Bolivia. He has over fifteen years of experience working in ethnobiology, ...

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Armando ‘Mandu’ Medinaceli

Yoli Ouiya is a driving force in the Global Sustainability and Wellness movement. Yoli’s interest in sustainability and wellness began with her desire to improve her personal health and culminated in becoming certified in Plant-Based Nutrition.She started to develop her brand as a digital ...

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Yoli Ouiya

At his core, Paul Lynch is an activist/artist/academic. He utilizes the power of story to solve problems, build awareness, and inspire change. Throughout the years, he struck the delicate balance between working in a studio agency and boardroom setting to some of the harshest ...

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Paul J Lynch

Russell believes it is possible to produce ethical food at scale, and year-by-year his efforts help prove it. Under his leadership, we have expanded our product line to include butter and ghee, and we launched Egg Central Station, our shell egg grading and packing ...

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Russell Diez-Canseco

Mike Murray, CEO of Teton Waters Ranch, was hand-selected to set, lead and execute an inspiring new Vision and Growth Plan for the leading grass-fed beef solutions company. Mike is a 25 year CPG veteran with a passion for leading mission-driven food brands to ...

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Michael Murray

Lisa is the Founder & CEO, Green Purse PR, a highly-specialized marketing communications consultancy in Washington, DC with expertise in consumer insights, public relations and marketing, exclusively working with CPG, specialty food and natural products. Lisa has over 16 years experience leading marketing communications, ...

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Lisa Mabe-Konstantopoulos

Rural life was a passion of mine long before it became my career. I grew up milking goats on a farm in Wyoming, studied economic development at Georgetown, and since then have worked alongside farmers and communities struggling to remain relevant in a changing ...

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Sarah Mock

I’m just a regular person who decided to take his physical and mental health into his own hands. Along the way, I developed a real passion for organic food as a means to improve my well-being. Let me tell you my story… After graduating ...

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Max Goldberg

Sylvanaqua Farms’ co-founder, Chris Newman, is a permaculturalist and an outspoken evangelist of ecological, economic, and social sustainability in food. He’s garnered both criticism and praise for 1.) advocating a moderate, pragmatic approach to sustainable food systems that recognizes the complementary roles of both ...

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Chris Newman

Mitchell Hora is a 7th generation Iowa farmer and the Founder/CEO of Continuum Ag.  His farm has stressed the importance of no-till since 1978 and has become a hub for innovation in the adoption of diverse cover crops, interseeded covers, relaycropping, small griains, and ...

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Mitchell Hora

Eric is a large animal veterinarian (University of Pennsylvania, 2013) who prior to joining NSAC worked in the US Senate on farm and food policy with the office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). His commitment to sustainable, equitable, and just food systems comes from ...

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Eric Deeble

Esther is the CEO of Cienega Capital, a regenerative investment firm utilizing an integrated capital approach to systemic change in the areas of soil health, regenerative agriculture, and local food systems. Prior to joining Cienega Capital, Esther founded Commons Stock, an impact-focused due diligence ...

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Esther Park

Ali is a Principal at Astanor Ventures, a venture capital firm investing ‘where tech meets nature’ to seed a food system that is regenerative, nourishing, ultra-fresh and trusted. Breakthrough technologies focused on soil fertility, climate volatility and the microbiome (ML/AI especially) are areas of ...

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Ali Morrow

Gabriel works as a consultant and executive with agriculture-related companies and investors.He currently serves on the Board of FluroSat, MicroTerra, and as the Interim COO of SomaDetect.Previously, he was COO of the ag software and data analytics firm Growers, which was acquired by ICL ...

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Gabriel Wilmoth

Clint Brauer is a former executive from LA’s technology industry who went home to Kansas to get back into farming, to learn more about how robotics can be applied to agriculture. He is currently the CEO of Greenfield Robotics. LinkedIn greenfieldrobotics.com ...

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Clint Brauer

Born and raised in a 4th generation farming family from Mexico, Pablo brings over 10 years experience in the fresh-produce industry. After growing up around the family farm, Campos Borquez, a premiere supplier of fresh asparagus and grapes to the United States and Canada, ...

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Pablo Borquez Schwarzbeck

Britt Lundgren is the Director of Organic and Sustainable Agriculture at Stonyfield. She has over fifteen years of experience working to advance agricultural sustainability through policy and supply chain initiatives in both the non-profit and business sectors. She holds a Master of Science in ...

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Britt Lundgren

Bryce Lundberg is a board member and Vice President of Agriculture at Lundberg Family Farms, a fourth-generation family business that uses organic farming practices to create thoughtfully crafted rice and quinoa products. Bryce is also a third-generation rice farmer, is a member of the ...

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Bryce Lundberg

Jen Astone is a financial activist and philanthropic leader. She founded Integrated Capital Investing to help foundations and investors align their portfolios, grantmaking and leadership with just, regenerative and restorative economies. A researcher, advocate, and coalition builder, Jen has been involved in catalytic philanthropy ...

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Jennifer Astone

David LeZaks, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, is an environmental scientist and financial activist whose work is centered around developing innovative mechanisms for financing the transition to agroecological farming and food systems. Before joining Croatan Institute, Dr. LeZaks led the Regenerative Food Systems initiative at Delta ...

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David LeZaks

Cornelius Blanding began his career in development work as an economic development intern for the City of Miami Beach. Since then, he has gained a broad experience base spanning rural, international and cooperative economic development. His experiences include business and project development, management and ...

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Cornelius Blanding

Jenette Ashtekar Jenette Ashtekar Jenette Ashtekar After over 8 years managing and evaluating food security and rural health programs in East Africa for a variety of international programs and governmental organizations, including the Gates Foundation and USAID, Jenny O'Connor founded Guidelight Strategies, a strategic ...

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Jenette Ashtekar

After over 8 years managing and evaluating food security and rural health programs in East Africa for a variety of international programs and governmental organizations, including the Gates Foundation and USAID, Jenny O'Connor founded Guidelight Strategies, a strategic consulting firm focused on the design, ...

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Jenny O’Connor

Aymeric holds 2 Master’s Degrees: one in International Marketing, completed in San Francisco, his second Master’s in Environmental Management from the University of New South Wales in Sydney-Australia.  He’s had an extensive career as a brand marketer for Renault, Disney, Louis Vuitton and more ...

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Aymeric Maudous

Arohi Sharma advocates for policies that protect and restore rivers and aquatic ecosystems in California and promote regenerative agricultural practices to reduce wasteful water use and to protect soil health. Before joining NRDC, Arohi was in graduate school, where she spent time researching ways ...

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Arohi Sharma

An enrolled Rosebud Sioux Tribe member, Wizipan Little Elk is a nationally recognized young Native leader. Wizipan first met Barb and OJ Semans during South Dakota’s 2004 U.S. Senate race, when Four Directions helped deliver record-breaking levels of Native voter turnout. Wizipan later joined ...

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Wizipan Little Elk

Bill Day has worked in the food industry for over 20 years, focusing on business models for specialty crops like quinoa, spelt and other ancient grains and wheats. Bill started his career working for a flour milling company – ConAgra Mills now Ardent Mills. ...

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Bill Day

Wenceslaus Provost Jr., aka June, is a fourth generation farm owner. His extensive background of over 25 years in agriculture includes an award winning portfolio. Due to his professional and personal experience, June has a passion for increasing public awareness of the importance of ...

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June & Angie Provost

Rick Clark is a 5 th generation farmer from Williamsport, IN. The main goal on Rick’s farm is to build soil health and achieve balance with mother nature. Rick has developed and is constantly improving a systematic approach to regenerative farming. The farm strives ...

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Rick Clark

Jesse is the Director of Land Stewardship for White Buffalo Land Trust and has been working for the past 7 years to develop a resilient food economy on the central coast of CA. He is an agricultural producer with a background in visual communication ...

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Jesse Smith

Cheryl Pinto leads Global Values Led Sourcing for Ben & Jerry’s, Vermont’s iconic, progressive ice cream company. As the company’s ‘Sorceress’, Cheryl works to advance positive social and environmental impact across all of Ben & Jerry’s value chains, from dairy and cocoa to chocolate ...

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Cheryl Pinto

Bethany Davis is the Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs for MegaFood. She is the President for the Coalition for Supplement Sustainability, a group of supplement and ingredient companies that united to support a non-GMO and sustainable supply chain. In addition to her service ...

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Bethany Davis

Martin Goter is a certified Organic and Biodynamic farmer operating on just over 1000 acres near Woodworth, ND. Largely influenced by the lectures of Rudolf Steiner, he incorporates biodynamic processes on a large scale basis to improve the life in his soil and the ...

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Martin Goter

Anna and her husband Doug own and manage Vilicus Farms, a first generation, organic, 9,600 acre dryland crop farm in Northern Hill County, Montana growing a diverse array of organic heirloom and specialty grain, pulse, oilseed and broadleaf crops under five and seven-year rotations. ...

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Anna Jones-Crabtree

Kristy Lewis is the Founder/CEO of Quinn Foods LLC, based in Louisville, CO.  Kristy, mom of three little boys, launched Quinn Foods with no prior food industry experience just three days after her first son, Quinn, was born. Disappointed by the chemicals and artificial ...

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Kristy Lewis

Jessie Deelo founded Deelo Consulting Services to design and execute sustainable sourcing programs for suppliers and food companies. Building off her career as a commercial farmer, Extension researcher and industry program director, she develops customized, metrics-based impact programs to baseline and advance sustainability outcomes ...

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Jessie Deelo

Amy Brinker is the Sustainability Manager for Kamehameha Schools (KS).  In her role, she supports sustainability strategy and programming across the enterprise. KS is a private charitable educational trust endowed by the will of Hawaiian princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop (1831-1884), the great-granddaughter and last direct ...

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Amy Brinker

In 2009 Douglas Gayeton founded the Lexicon alongside his partner and Laura Howard-Gayeton. The Lexicon’s Work work accelerates the adoption of practices that build more resilient food systems and help combat climate change. Douglas is an information architect, filmmaker, photographer and writer. He has ...

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Douglas Gayeton

Kelsey Scott is a fourth generation tribal rancher that calls the Cheyenne River Sioux Nation home. She’s the owner of DX Beef, LLC, a direct-to-consumer regenerative beef operation. Kelsey is the Natural Resources Director for the Intertribal Agriculture Council, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization ...

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Kelsey Scott

With backgrounds in architecture and publishing design Anne brings clear communication and bold impact to visual messaging. As principal and owner of Digges Design, her clients span diverse industries and stages from hi-tech to non-profit, start-up to Fortune 500. When not visually distilling the ...

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Anne Digges

Anna V. Bohbot (Zulaica) is a Cal alum, Chef and cookbook author in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Anna is part of the LinkedIn Programs team helping to drive strategy and design for the global food program.  For the past four years, Anna has ...

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Anna Bohbot

Doniga Markegard is a wildlife tracker, regenerative rancher, speaker, and author. Her teen years in nature school started her on a path that led to a career in animal tracking and then permaculture and ranching in California, where she works to regenerate both soil ...

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Doniga Markegard

Jessica Chiartas is a PhD candidate in Soils & Biogeochemistry at the University of California, Davis.  Her research focuses on the long-term impacts of agriculture on soil carbon and overall soil health with a unique focus on carbon at depth.  She is interested in ...

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Jessica Chiartas

Wendell was born and raised in Northern California on a fourth generation family farm in eastern San Joaquin County.  Heavily influenced by Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac, he began his career with the USDA Soil Conservation Service (now Natural Resources Conservation Service) in ...

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Wendell Gilgert

Anthony Myint is a chef/food activist who co-founded and operates the non-profit Zero Foodprint and Mission Chinese Food (SF). His culinary career includes trailblazing the pop-up genre in 2008 and co-founding The Perennial an award-winning fine-dining restaurant championing regenerative agriculture (2016-2019). Myint is the ...

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Anthony Myint