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

Seleyn DeYarus is Founder and Executive Director of Regenerative Rising. She is recognized for helping to galvanize the global regenerative movement by convening thought leaders from business, civic, academia and agriculture networks for shared solutions to extractive models in the food, fashion and beauty ...

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Seleyn DeYarus

Chris Bentley has a long history of successful entrepreneurship and relationship-building. He was a founding partner of Aspen Pet Products, which he and his partners built from the ground up to become the world’s largest designer and manufacturer of pet accessories. Since 1979, Chris ...

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Chris Bentley

Gregory Adams is the president of CeresNexus LLC, and Planetary Harvest, companies which are transforming the global food chain through innovative structures, systems, technology, and tools. Local and global intent and collaboration is at the heart of this ecosystem that eliminates the need for ...

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Gregory Adams

Tay Lotte is the Events and Communications Manager of Regenerative Rising. She brings a unique combination of creative leadership and operations management into our work. After building a video marketing company in the tourism industry she was introduced to the power of regenerative impact ...

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Tay Lotte

Nancy serves as the Director of Content and Insights of Regenerative Rising. Her expertise spans from developing content strategies and marketing and social media plans, to content creation, implementation and editing. Nancy has worked extensively in qualitative research from project conception to presentation, including ...

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Nancy Coulter-Parker

A nearly 30 year veteran of the natural products industry, Angela has had the opportunity to build structure, vision, and teams at many levels – as a retailer, board member, community member, and as the leader of a mission-driven vertically integrated natural products legacy ...

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Angela McElwee

A former financial and food industry analyst, Robyn O’Brien has been called “food’s Erin Brockovich” by the New York Times and Bloomberg. She triggered an allergic reaction in the food industry when she asked: “Are we allergic to food or what’s been done to ...

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Robyn O’Brien

Marci coined the term and pioneered the market for ECOfashion, and is an internationally-recognized ECOlifestyle entrepreneur, educator and expert. Founder of Under the Canopy, Producer of THREAD|Driving Fashion Forward, and Co-Founder of Good Catch and The Institute for Integrative Nutrition.  Marci has been instrumental ...

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Marci Zaroff

Elizabeth Candelario works at the nexus of food, agriculture, and climate change, and is most passionate about uniting brands and nonprofits to activate social mission causes in innovative ways that benefit both.  She works throughout the USA and Europe via her USA-based consultancy Studio ...

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Elizabeth Candelario

Tina Owens is the Senior Director of Food & Agriculture Impact for Danone North America, the largest public benefit corporation and the largest Certified B Corporation in the world. Tina leads the charge for embedding regenerative agriculture practices, farmer resiliency, regenerative financing and industry ...

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Tina Owens

Katherine DiMatteo is the Executive Director of the Sustainable Food Trade Association as of November 2013. She has worked in a variety of capacities within the organic industry since 1990. In addition, DiMatteo continues as a managing partner at Wolf, DiMatteo + Associates,  a ...

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Katherine DiMatteo

Kim Coupounas is a visionary leader and entrepreneur who is a passionate advocate for responsible business and a firm believer in the power of the corporation to do good in the world. Kim serves as a Director of B Lab, a nonprofit organization that ...

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Kim Coupounas