Ross Gibby

Ross Gibby is the Chief Operating Officer of CRDC Global and President of CRDC USA. Ross is on a mission to end plastic waste and reduce CO2 through market-driven innovation.  He is an entrepreneur with a diverse background inoperations, business development, marketing, communications, brand innovation and content creation.  Following an MFA from Rutgers University, Ross was … Read more

Natasha Dyer

Natasha Dyer currently serves as Community Programs Manager for the City of Atlanta straddling the Mayor’s Office of Resilience and the Department of City Planning. In this role, she works on a Food Systems Team where she focuses on creating programs that divert food from the waste stream as part of the City’s Food Access … Read more

Eve Richer

Eve leads the environmental strategy for Cisco’s supply chain sustainability team. In this role, she is focused on embedding circular economy principles across the value chain to achieve net zero goals and ensure Cisco products are designed, built, used, and reused sustainably. Previously, Eve worked at an NGO focused on combatting global deforestation. She also … Read more

Jamie Rhodes

James Rhodes (Jamie) is an attorney, organizer, and strategic consultant. Currently serving as a Policy Consultant for Upstream, he was formerly the Program Director from 2015 – 2018. In between roles with Upstream, he launched his own law practice in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, Rhodes Consulting, that focused on environmental policy, working for the RI … Read more

Dan Matsch

Dan has worked in recycling, composting, and organic farming since 1982. His Zero Waste focus looks to marry these interests to maintain the highest value of our resources through creating local circular economies. Dan spearheads Eco-Cycle’s focus on utilizing organic waste and other resources in a local and global effort to restore healthy soil and … Read more

Elida Castillo

Elida Castillo is the Program Director of Chispa Texas, a Latino grassroot organizing program in Texas that launched in April of 2021. Elida’s community organizing and civic engagement efforts in Texas have invigorated the environmental movement with new leaders, increased voter participation and held elected officials accountable in between elections, to improve the quality of … Read more

Gay Gordon-Byrne

Gay likes to fight and go fast. She skies fast, eats fast, and pushes hard. Her favorite activity as executive Director of is debating and debunking opposition positions. Having spent a full career in high-sale sales and support — she brings her 40 years of experience to bear on researching the details of laws, … Read more

Deandra Sanchez

Deandra Sanchez was born in Corpus Christi texas and is a descendent of the Karankawa and Lipan Apache. They currently work for the grassroots frontline indigenous lead organization Indigenous Peoples of the Coastal Bend where they work specifically with youth, and organizing future youth leaders in the south Texas region. Indigenous Peoples of the Coastal … Read more

Xenia Dolovova

As Zero Waste Washington’s Program Manager, Xenia Dolovova leads projects that drive policy change for a healthy and waste-free world. She develops and oversees initiatives that creatively prevent and reduce waste, including environmental innovation challenges, furniture reclamation, organics management, phthalates research, and litter assessments. She currently spearheads a multi-pronged effort to cultivate Washington’s repair economy … Read more

Ruth Corona

Ruth Corona is the Energy & Sustainability Services Director in Mexico, and responsible for delivering business results for the whole division. Her role includes leading the Mexico team with overall responsibility for achieving results, seeking new clients and properties, as well as driving new business lines. For the Energy & Sustainability Services, she leads the … Read more