2023 Speakers, Day 1 – Business

Annette Poliwka

Annette Poliwka

Board Member
League to Save Lake Tahoe / Keep Tahoe Blue
Alex Danovitch

Alex Danovitch

Principal
Nothing Left to Waste
Nathalie Burgeff

Nathalie Burgeff

MS Candidate/Resilient & Sustainable Communities
Prescott College
Anna Dengler

Anna Dengler

Senior Sustainability Advisor
Great Forest
Judi Henderson

Judi Henderson

president
Mannequin Madness
Jill Donello

Jill Donello

Manager of Educational Programs
GreenEducation.US
Devin Jackson

Devin Jackson

Teacher/Environmental Sustainability Coordinator/NCRA Board Member
Mt. Diablo Unified School District; NCRA
Marty Metro

Marty Metro

Founder / CEO
UsedCardboardBoxes & UCBZeroWaste
Bruce Buchan

Bruce Buchan

Founder and CEO
CleanRiver Recycling Solutions
Andre Villasenor

Andre Villasenor

Environmental Protection Specialist
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Kana Watando

Kana Watando

Co-founder & Director
INOW
Tamra Yoder

Tamra Yoder

Director of Administration
Wine Service Cooperative
Jarrod Otta

Jarrod Otta

Plant Manager
Glanbia Nutritionals
Jeremy Drake

Jeremy Drake

Principal
Strategy Zero Waste Solutions
Jamie Kaminski

Jamie Kaminski

President
HSR Zero Waste
Jason Teliszczcak

Jason Teliszczcak

CEO / Founder
JT Environmental Consulting, Inc.
Manuel Gorrin

Manuel Gorrin

Director, Mission and J.E.D.I.
Nature’s Path Organic Foods
Jonathan Levy

Jonathan Levy

Founder and Principal Consultant
Zero Waste Pro
Sue Beets-Atkinson

Sue Beets-Atkinson

Global VP, Sustainability
SBM Management Services
Stephanie Barger

Stephanie Barger

Director - TRUE Zero Waste Program
U.S. Green Building Council
Riccardo Leonardi

Riccardo Leonardi

Co-Founder / Chief Executive Officer
ReLearn
Ignas Bolsakovas

Ignas Bolsakovas

Co-Founder
FoodWare
Rebecca Kulas

Rebecca Kulas

Sustainability Operations Manager – Commodity Recycling
Best Buy Co. Inc.
Delaney Demro

Delaney Demro

Project Manager
Center for Sustainable Material Management
Lisa Clark

Lisa Clarke, PhD

Climate Action in K-12 Public Schools
Sustainable Marin Schools
Samantha Romanick

Samantha Romanick

Postdoctoral Associate
University of Rochester
Megan Hernandez

Megan Hernandez

Sales Associate
Bayard Fox Selections
Nathalie Owen

Nathalie Owen

Zero Waste Lead
Fairfax County Government
Pete Gonzales

Pete Gonzales

EHS Systems Manager
Glanbia Nutritionals
Kaela Martins

Kaela Martins

Manager, Recycling and Packaging Sustainability
American Forest and Paper Association
Jennie R. Romer

Jennie R. Romer

Deputy Assistant Administrator for Pollution Prevention at OCSPP
Environmental Protection Agency
Timonie Hood, LEED AP

Timonie Hood, LEED AP

Zero Waste & Green Building Coordinator, U.S. EPA Region 9
U.S. EPA
Michael Savarie

Michael Savarie

Sustainability Program Manager
UL Solutions
Richard Anthony

Richard Anthony

President
Zero Waste International Alliance
Christienne de Tournay Birkhahn

Christienne de Tournay Birkhahn

Instructor and ZW Consultant
ZWUSA and Independent
Tori Williams

Tori Williams

Strategic Initiatives
Frog's Leap Winery
Lynn Hoffman

Lynn Hoffman

National Coordinator / Co-President
AMBR & Eureka Recycling
Ushma Pandya Mehta

Ushma Pandya

Partner & Co Founder
Think Zero LLC
Alina Bekkerman

Alina Bekkerman

CRV Zero Waste Coordinator
San Francisco Environment Department
Joanne Brasch, PhD

Joanne Brasch, PhD

Special Project Manager
California Product Stewardship Council
Martin R. Reyes

Martin R. Reyes

Founder
Reyes Wine Group LLC
Jocelyn Quarrell

Jocelyn Quarrell

CEO
Bold Reuse
Celeste McMickle

Celeste McMickle

Director, Client Solutions
TRUE Certification for Zero Waste
Teresa Bradley

Teresa Bradley

Founder & CEO
Race to Zero Waste
May Myo Myint

May Myo Myint

Intern
California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC)
Kendon Jung

Kendon Jung

Program Manager
Arizona State University
Jessica Shrout

Jessica Shrout

President
Circle Three Branding
Grant Jampolsky

Grant Jampolsky

Co-Founder
BioCoTech Americas
Cory Tatarzyn

Cory Tatarzyn

Zero Waste SME
General Motors