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Emily Allen

Emily Allen

Principal

Emily is a native New Mexican who has been with Dekker/Perich/Sabatini (D/P/S) since 2004. D/P/S is the largest design firm in New Mexico and a recipient of the NM Ethics in Business Award. Starting as in intern, Emily is now a Principal overseeing the interior design studio. She is also a current board member and alumna of Anderson School of Management.

Jacqueline Baca

Jacqueline Baca

President, Bueno Foods

Jacqueline Baca has been President, a Director and a stockholder of Bueno Foods since 1986. She is a native of Albuquerque, born to a family with multi-generational ties to New Mexico. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and a Master's degree in Business Administration, both from the University of New Mexico.

Dawn Boulware

Dawn Boulware

Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary, Taos Ski Valley, Inc.

Dawn holds a BA in Political Science and Religion from the University of Redlands, CA and a MA in Elementary Education from the University of New Mexico. Dawn serves as the Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary of the corporation for Taos Ski Valley, Inc., overseeing Human Resources, the Administrative Office, as well as B Corp Certification, sustainability, and charitable giving.

John-Mark Collins

John-Mark Collins

Founder, Electric Playhouse

Interactive experiences have been John-Mark's focus for his entire career, whether in hospitality or technology. After creating world-class projects for clients such as New Balance, Nasa, Starbucks and Coca-Cola, John-Mark created Electric Playhouse to push the boundaries of interactive technology. John-Mark graduated magna cum laude and was ranked first among his graduating computer engineering class. He then followed his engineering degree closely with an MBA from the University of New Mexico. Electric Playhouse stems from the wonder, awe and playfulness shown on a daily basis by his two young daughters, Lola and Mila.

Kim Coupounas

Global Ambassador for B Lab

Kim serves as a Global Ambassador for B Lab, a nonprofit organization that certifies "B Corporations" and is building a global movement of people using the power of business as a force for good. She is a passionate leader, strategist, entrepreneur and change agent. Throughout her career she has led companies and organizations that strive to make the world better, with a focus on climate action and advocacy, conservation and protection of public lands, equity and justice especially the empowerment of women and girls, and shaping the future of business and the economy.

Today, Kim is advancing B Lab's mission around the world by engaging and activating CEOs and other key leaders to mobilize for collective action, driving impact and systems change on some of the most pressing issues of our time, including climate change and gender equity. She co-developed, launched, and leads the B Corp Climate Collective, a group of global climate-leading B Corps and other companies committed to using advocacy, cross-sector collaboration, corporate action, and the capital markets to stop emissions and drawdown carbon. She also co-developed and co-leads WeTheChange: Women Leading Business for Good, empowered women leaders of Certified B Corps and other purpose-driven enterprises working to create a radically inclusive and richly regenerative global economy.

Erin Douglas

Erin Douglas

Corporate Responsibility Manager, Banyan Botanicals

Erin started with Banyan Botanicals in 2013, she had always wanted to work for a certified B Corp, and championing Banyan Botanicals through the certification process has truly been the most meaningful work of her life. She is co-founder of the non-profit Learn Grow Lead and US Director of The Helpers Farm in Ghana, Africa.

Carrie Freeman

Carrie Freeman

Managing Partner, SecondMuse

Carrie is a pioneer in innovation ecosystems. As an entrepreneur and intrapreneur, she has worked to forward the causes of circular and inclusive innovation on a global stage. As Managing Partner of SecondMuse, she is responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of the global company, which builds economies of the future.

Mindy Hale

Mindy Hale

Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder of Falling Colors

Mindy Hale is the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Falling Colors, develops custom data driven software, has a financial arm serving as a third-party payor, and a philanthropic branch for supporting organizations with similar visions. Mindy is focused on designing and scaling systems that support behavioral health improvement, fintech for public and non-profits and real-time data management.

Mark Herman

Mark Herman

CEO, Dion's

Mark started working as a pizza maker at Dion’s after graduating from high school in 1987. Over the years, he took on various roles in the company and became CEO in December 2013. He is a lifetime member of Leadership New Mexico and is a member of Vistage International.

Tim Keller

Mayor, Albuquerque

After a successful business career, Tim Keller refocused his professional life on tackling some of the biggest issues facing Albuquerque and New Mexico. Throughout his public service, from State Senator for the International District to New Mexico State Auditor to Mayor of Albuquerque, Tim has consistently challenged the status quo and developed a track record of real impact. Tim became Mayor on Dec. 1, 2017, after garnering 62 percent of the non-partisan election.

Previously, Tim was elected twice to the State Senate in one of the most diverse districts in New Mexico, encompassing Albuquerque's International District. He rose to the position of Majority Whip and successfully sponsored dozens new laws. He also had the distinction of passing the most bipartisan sponsored legislation during his tenure.

Kate Key

Kate Key

Chief of Staff for SecondMuse, LLC

Kate Key is the Chief of Staff for SecondMuse, LLC. Kate's main functions are to support and implement company-wide initiatives, aid in smooth communication between partners, team members, and contacts, support company-wide leadership as well as to improve and streamline operational functionalities on the company level while striving to upkeep and support our B Corp certification within our global team.

With a background in linguistics, ethnic studies, and education administration, Kate couples her interests and strengths in communication and education to create systems and initiatives which serve the purpose of solving complex issues from an educational and developmental perspective. In addition to developing educational systems, Kate also has a passion for closed-loop systems which aim to promote sustainability and circularity within her initiatives.

Pamela Koster

Pamela Koster

CEO and Co-Founder of Falling Colors

Pamela Koster is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Falling Colors, a small business dedicated to the betterment of the community in all domains of social determinants of health. Pamela is focused on sustainable growth for the company which includes creating a culture of cooperation, collaboration, and excellence all while focusing on improving and supporting our communities.

Julie Kronenberger

Julie Kronenberger

Coordinator in Chief, Blue Dot Advocates, PBC

Julie is the Coordinator in Chief at Blue Dot Advocates, PBC, a cooperative public benefit law firm of unbelievably bright, mostly ex-big-law folks interested in supporting ventures that target issues related to extreme poverty, renewable energy and sustainable development, and facilitating the flow of investment capital to financially scalable social enterprises. Julie is also a founding board member and Treasurer of B Local Colorado, a nonprofit formed to carry on the work of B Lab, locally. B Local is 100% volunteer-run, and exists to engage Colorado's diverse B Corps and partners to magnify the positive outcomes they create in our communities - for the environment, for the world, and for their respective teams.

Doug Lynam

Doug Lynam

Founder, ESG Fiduciary™ Institute

Doug is an industry thought leader in ethical and sustainable investing. He founded the non-profit ESG Fiduciary™ Institute and has built pioneering environmentally and socially responsible institutional retirement plans for teachers. Doug was a Benedictine monk for 20 years, is the author of From Monk to Money Manager: A Former Monk's Financial Guide to Becoming a Little Bit Wealthy — and Why That's Okay, and co-host of a weekly radio show Your Money Matters.

John Mertz

Jon Mertz

CEO, Active World

Jon is a thought entrepreneur, named one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business by Trust Across America and highlighted as a "Leader to Watch" by the American Management Association. He started Activate World, a leadership and podcast community designed to explore business leader and employee activism.

Peter Robert Mitchell

Peter Robert Mitchell

Regional Economic Development Representative for Taos, Rio Arriba, Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Torrance and Valencia

Peter has spent the majority of his career focused on international, statewide and local economic and community development initiatives. Initially, he managed international business programs and directed urban development efforts for the Fort Worth Texas Chamber of Commerce. He returned to his native New Mexico to direct the Economic Development Division and Space Commercialization Division for the NM Economic Development Department. He was subsequently appointed as the economic development director for the City of Albuquerque. He recently returned to the NM Economic Development Department where he serves as the regional economic development representative for Taos, Rio Arriba, Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Torrance and Valencia counties. Peter has also served as the Interim Director of the Department’s Outdoor Recreation Division since January of 2019.

Jennifer Moreau-Chick

Jennifer Moreau-Chick

Executive Director, Florida For Good and Owner, World For Good

Jennifer Moreau-Chick is a marketer, a graphic designer, a videographer, a LEED Green Associate, the Executive Director for Florida For Good: a business community inspired by the global Conscious Capitalism and B Corp movements AND the owner of World For Good. These movements are a new kind of business that balances purpose and profit. She is also a board member of Conscious Capitalism Florida.

Before devoting her work fulltime to Florida For Good and World For Good, Jennifer served as the Marketing Director for First GREEN Bank: a local bank with a global mission, the first bank in the Southeastern United States that was dedicated to social and environmental responsibility and a Certified B Corp.

John Mertz

David Norden

CEO, Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

David Norden is Chief Executive Officer of Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico. His career as resort developer and operator has spanned work in Aspen, CO, Stowe, VT, Japan, Korea, and Argentina. In Vermont, his organization secured the first-ever Audubon International Certified Sustainable Community designation. Taos Ski Valley is the first and only ski resort in the world to become a certified B Corp.

Danika Padilla

Senior Director of Social Impact

With over a decade of political and non-profit activism, Danika is passionate about expanding the role that businesses play in building and supporting strong communities. Danika joined Meow Wolf in 2018 as the Director of Community Development and has transitioned to her current role as Sr. Director of Social Impact, where she heads Meow Wolf’s social impact and corporate responsibility initiatives. As part of this role, Danika is leading long term community relationships across all of Meow Wolf’s locations; including Santa Fe, Las Vegas, Denver, Washington DC, and Phoenix.

Originally from Washington State, Danika holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Washington State University, and first moved to New Mexico in 2014. After moving six times in the last eight years, she is thrilled to be putting down roots with her husband, Sam Jones in Santa Fe. In her free time, you can find her exploring our remarkable public lands.

Jann Pierce

Jann Pierce

Technical Sales Advisor, Positive Energy Solar

Jann Pierce comes from a solid construction and project management background- working her way from carpenter’s apprentice to licensed general contractor and owner of small construction company in the Bay Area to project management teams on large commercial & semi-conductor projects here in New Mexico. Staying close to her roots, Jann embraced energy efficiency in the built environment serving on USGBC Steering Committee and certifying commercial & public buildings (mainly school districts) under the 2005 Energy Policy Act, Section 179D.

Jann has always been drawn to team building through collaboration to achieve greater efficiency and higher quality. She helped organize and manage Albuquerque’s very first Blitz Build for Habitat for Humanity in 1992. Demonstrating how old houses can be made open and energy-wise, she renovated a Gold level house that was on the USGBC Green Home Tour for 2 years. Hiker, athlete, meditator, Jann is also an active member of the Albuquerque Shambhala Center. Most recently she has joined Positive Energy Solar as a Technical Sales Advisor.

Joohee Rand

Joohee Rand

Vice President for Community Investment and Strategy at the Santa Fe Community Foundation

Joohee Rand is the Vice President for Community Investment and Strategy at the Santa Fe Community Foundation where she leads the Foundation's impact investing program and oversees the education and economic opportunities areas of impact and select strategic initiatives. In her previous career, Joohee was a management consultant at McKinsey & Co advising cross-sector clients ranging from global corporations to national foundations. She was a member of the Corporate Finance & Strategy Practice and Nonprofit Practice at McKinsey. She also worked as an independent consultant for philanthropic and educational organizations in New Mexico, was an Executive Director at a San Francisco-based nonprofit start-up, and worked as a Summer Associate at the Echoing Green Foundation in New York during her business school years. She currently serves on the board of the Mission Investors Exchange and as a founding member of the New Mexico Impact Investing Collaborative, Rainmakers Investment Collaborative, and New Mexico Asset Funders Network advisory/steering committees.

Giovanna Rossi

Giovanna Rossi

Leadership Consultant and Results Coach

Giovanna Rossi is the President/CEO of Collective Action Strategies, LLC. As a leadership consultant and results coach with 20+ years working with entrepreneurs, government and non-profits, Giovanna works to improve the lives of women and families. She holds a Master of Science degree in Public Policy from the London School of Economics and is the founder of the Family Friendly Business Award® and host of The Well Woman Show on KUNM and NPR One.

Stacy Sacco

Stacy Sacco

Director of the UNM Small Business Institute

Stacy Sacco teaches entrepreneurial studies at UNM Anderson School of Management and serves as the Director of the UNM Small Business Institute. Stacy previously held senior marketing management positions in various organizations around the country.

Glenn Schiffbauer

Glenn Schiffbauer

Executive Director, Santa Fe Green Chamber of Commerce

Glenn Schiffbauer, a native New Mexican, received his BBA from New Mexico State University and his MBA from the Robert O. Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico. After 16 years in management at renowned Rancho Encantado, he started two small cause-related businesses in Santa Fe. In 2005 he became a liaison and project manager for Robert Redford in New Mexico working on a variety of projects from film to governmental to green construction. In October of 2012 he became Executive Director for the newly founded Santa Fe Green Chamber of Commerce.

Cynthia Schultz

Cynthia Schultz

CEO Bradbury Stamm Construction, Inc.

Bradbury Stamm is currently the largest contractor in NM with offices in MN and work in 5 states. The company has grown by a factor of 4 since the great recession with a focus on having the best people for complex projects, a flexible approach to adjust with the market, and a long term perspective on the reputation of the company. Cynthia is active on a number of boards with a focus on improving NM through economic development and health care and is also a LEED AP with the firm completing more than $80 million in LEED projects last year alone.

Dominick Sekich

Dominick Sekich

Partner at Moye|White

Dominick's practice focuses on agriculture, ag tech, industrial real estate, "green" building principles, energy conservation, and environmentally sustainable development. He provides strategic counsel to clients in complex real estate, corporate, information technology, and regulatory matters. Dominick seeks to promote best corporate practices and healthy relationships that positively impact his clients' business initiatives.

Drew Tulchin

Drew Tulchin

Founder, UpSpring

Drew is the founder of UpSpring, a B Corp based in Santa Fe, NM that has been recognized six times as "One of the Best for the World" Small Businesses. The Company focuses on business planning, strategy and capital raising to leverage the power of the marketplace for good.

Drew's professional experience has helped launch more than 15 start-ups. He just completed three years with MeowWolf, helping to establish the company as a B Corp and raise more than $100 million in investment. His work has generated more than $300 million for triple bottom line efforts.