Speakers 2021, Day 1

December 8, 2021

Kevin Koertje

Kevin Koertje

Sales Leader
Boise Paper
Mersy Maradiaga

Mersy Maradiaga

Sustainability Engineer
Turner Construction
Angela Moore

Angela A. Moore

Sustainability Coordinator
Missouri Historical Society
Daniel Hartsig

Daniel Hartsig

Executive Director
WasteCap Resource Solutions
Sue Pinera

Sue Pinera

Senior National Sustainability Manager
SBM
Stephanie Katsaros

Stephanie Katsaros

Founder and President
Bright Beat
Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey Brown

Real Estate Portfolio Manager
Microsoft
Lauren Hibbert

Lauren Hibbert

TRUE intern
USGBC
Carlie Bullock-Jones

Carlie Bullock-Jones

Founder and Principal
Ecoworks Studio
Leah Tischler

Leah Tischler

Account Manager, Sustainability
SBM
Susan Long

Susan Long

Sustainability Initiative Manager
REI Co-Op
Samantha Sommer

Samantha Sommer

Director of Business Innovation
Upstream
Chrise de Tournay Birkhahn

Chrise de Tournay Birkhahn

Zero Waste USA Associate, City of Berkeley Zero Waste Commission Chair
Zero Waste USA
Meghna Dhawan

Meghna Dhawan

SH&E Manager
Nestle Health Sciences
Garr Punnett

Garr Punnett

Chief of Staff
Rheaply
Joshua Bradley

Joshua Bradley

Operations Manager
Compass
Joanie Burns

Joanie Burns

Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Manager
Amgen
Mary Curtiss

Mary Curtiss

Global Head of Energy and Sustainability
HP Inc.
Amy Marpman

Amy Marpman

Director of Sustainability
SBM
Angela Howe

Angela Howe

Legal Director
Surfrider Foundation
Timonie Hood

Timonie Hood

Zero Waste & Green Building Coordinator, U.S. EPA Region 9
U.S. EPA
Camille Sowinski

Camille Sowinski

Managing Member
BCK Programs, LLC
Jasmine Johnson

Jasmine Johnson

Horticulturist and lead on BPCA's Zero Waste Advisory Community
Battery Park City Authority
Barbara Larson

Barbara Larson

Environmental Educator, Waste Diversion Program Manager
BCK Programs
Brian Balukonis

Brian Balukonis

Moderator for Recycling Market Development and Infrastructure
Independent Consultant
Casey Mahalik

Casey Mahalick

Senior Technical Associate - Environmental Sustainability
Colgate-Palmolive
Saskia van Gendt

Saskia van Gendt

Head of Sustainability
Rothy's
Sue Beets-Atkinson

Sue Beets-Atkinson

Global Vice President of Sustainability
SBM Management
Will Zurier

Will Zurier

Program Manager
SWEEP Standard
Jill Donello

Jill Donello

Manager of Educational Programs
GreenEducation.US
Jordan Fengel

Jordan Fengel

Sustainability Manager
TetraPak
Rob Watson

Rob Watson

Founder and President
SWEEP Standard
Elena Mateo

Elena Mateo

Director
Alianza Zero Waste Costa Rica
Jamie Kaminski

Jamie Kaminski

Director of Policy
Zero Waste Canada
Amanda Kaminsky

Amanda Kaminsky

Founder + Principal
Building Product Ecosystems LLC
Denise Braun

Denise Braun

Founder & Principal
All About Waste
Mateus PeÇanha

Mateus PeÇanha

Executive Director
Instituto Lixo Zero Brasil
Sofi Armenakian

Sofi Armenakian

Director of Operations and Sustainability
Atlanta Hawks
Mike Gable

Mike Gable

Executive Director
Construction Junction
Dan Noble

Dan Noble

Compost Renewable Carbon Management Collaboration at the Local Level
Association of Compost Producers
Bergen Hubert

Bergen Hubert

Manager, Built Environment
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute (C2CPII)
Bruce Buchan

Bruce Buchan

CEO
CleanRiver Recycling Solutions
Marialyce Pedersen

Marialyce Pedersen

Moderator + panelist
TRUE Zero Waste
Daniel Sanchez

Daniel Sanchez

Co-Founder
Elica Avante
Nina Bellucci Butler

Nina Bellucci Butler

CEO
Stina, Inc.
Eric Ritz

Eric Ritz

Founder and Executive Director
Global Inheritance
Susan Green

Susan Green

Senior Sourcing Manager
Piper Aircraft Inc.
Krietta Marley

Krietta Marley

Director of Operations
Foodprint Group
Kurt Bjorkman

Kurt Bjorkman

General Manager
The Ranch at Laguna Beach
Carolina Leonhardt

Carolina Leonhardt

Sr. Manager, Environmental Responsibility
Clif Bar
Kaela Martins

Kaela Martins

Manager, Environmental Programs & Retail Compliance Center
Retail Industry Leaders Association
Nadereh Afsharmanesh

Nadereh Afsharmanesh

Vice President of Sustainability and Education
Earth Friendly Products
Jeremy Drake

Jeremy Drake

Principal
Strategy Zero Waste Solutions
Jason Litt

Jason Litt

Director of Innovation
Ingenium Group, LLC
Stephanie Barger

Stephanie Barger

Director - TRUE Zero Waste Program
U.S. Green Building Council
Celeste McMickle

Celeste McMickle

Director TRUE
USGBC