RES18 Archives - At The Epicenter

Eric Thalken


Eric Thalken lives in the practical center of human energy and skill, machines, money and biological diversity, with the mission to produce food with the highest ecological benefit (not least impact). Eric manages a system of cattle and crops intertwined on 2,250 acres of Southeast Nebraska.  A herd of 150 head of cows is maintained

Read more..

Aug 14, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Amy Hall


Amy serves in the new role of Vice President, Social Consciousness for women’s clothing designer EILEEN FISHER.  In this capacity, she guides the company toward greater alignment with its Benefit / B Corporation status and Quadruple Bottom Line framework.   Amy collaborates internally and externally to position the company at the leading edge of human, environmental

Read more..

Aug 13, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Rose Marcario


Rose Marcario is President and CEO of Patagonia, she joined in 2008 as COO and CFO.  Since her taking the helm, the company has quadrupled sales and profits.  Rose created the company’s first in-house venture fund, oversaw the development and creation of Patagonia Provisions, an organic regenerative food company, and has championed the benefit corporation

Read more..

Apr 12, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Rebecca Burgess


Rebecca Burgess is the Executive Director of Fibershed, and Chair of the Board for Carbon Cycle Institute. She has over a decade of  experience at the intersection of restoration ecology and fiber systems, and over two decades of experience as a trained weaver and natural dyer. She is the author of the best-selling book Harvesting Color, a bioregional

Read more..

Mar 30, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Carlotta Mast


Carlotta Mast is the senior vice president of content and insights for Informa’s Global Health & Nutrition Network, which includes the New Hope Network. Carlotta is also the board president of Naturally Boulder, a 1,200-member trade group with the mission of nurturing community, leadership and innovation in the Colorado natural products industry. In addition, she

Read more..

Mar 19, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Hammad Atassi


Hammad Atassi is CEO of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), the leading policy advocacy group representing the interests of responsible businesses nationwide. He leads the organization in building a business-focused movement for policy changes to achieve a sustainable economy, based on the triple-bottom-line principles of people, planet and profit. A senior leader with 20

Read more..

Mar 17, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Lani Estill


The Bare Ranch in Surprise Valley, California is the headquarters for the Rambouillet sheep operation and Lani’s Lana~Fine Rambouillet Wool. Located in the High Desert area of Great Basin in Northwest Nevada and Northeast California, the ebb and flow of sun-to-sun work make Lani Estill’s life and ranch representative of healthy function and harmony with

Read more..

Mar 16, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Marci Zaroff


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 in driving authenticity, environmental leadership & social justice worldwide for over

Read more..

Mar 01, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Elena LéCué


Elena Lécué is a mission-driven executive in the organic and natural products and consumer packaged goods industries.  As EVP of Sales and Marketing at Gaia Herbs, she leads the growth for the #1 herbal supplements brand in the United States. Gaia Herbs is a company dedicated to producing the highest quality herbal products and is

Read more..

Jan 23, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Chris Leroy


Born in 1971 in Santa Clara, California, Christian Gutierrez began his apparel design career in 1999 as Chris Leroy. The neighbor of an english costume designer in his hometown of Los Gatos, the learning process was immediate with no formal or prior training.  Later he worked with a local Italian knit entrepreneur who put his

Read more..

Jan 12, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments