Stephanie Katsaros

Stephanie Katsaros is the Founder and President of Bright Beat, a Chicago-based consultancy founded in 2010 to activate environmental stewardship and social responsibility across sectors and up the value chain. She has built a legacy of award-winning programs with cities, stadiums and festivals, raising the bar for responsible operations and public engagement. Bright Beat supports city and county solid waste reduction and diversion goals by developing awareness campaigns and helping businesses and organizations initiate equitable food rescue, composting and recycling programs and partnerships. Stephanie dedicates much of her time to collaborating with her partners and peers to drive positive change as a Board Member of the Illinois Food Scrap Coalition and via the Chicago Sustainability Task Force, Wasted Food Action Alliance, Plant Chicago Circular Economy Advisory Committee and iHeart Media Local Advisory Board.

Bright Beat
Founder and President