VenturePad is SEC Marin's organizing sponsor. We are also Marin's largest, most accessible coworking space, meeting center and business incubator, all housed in a beautiful, professional space bathed in natural light with 16' ceilings. We offer local entrepreneurs shared office space, private offices, meeting rooms and event space.
Chris Yalonis — Marin SEC Co-chair
Chris is co-founder & owner of VenturePad, Marin’s newest premier coworking community and entrepreneurship center. VenturePad hosts and supports over 100 mission-driven entrepreneurs, freelancers & non profits. Chris regularly writes & develops educational materials & speaks locally on green management issues as former Chair of the San Rafael Chamber’s Green Committee and former Marin Conservation League board member. He has been active with the Sonoma SEC for many years as a member of the organizing committee. LinkedIn
Larry Tackett — Marin SEC Co-chair
Co-chaired Marin County's first conference on sustainable enterprise, gathering 300 business, government and impact leaders to address region's top social and environmental challenges. Founding member & former president of Sustainable Novato; board member of Sustainable Marin. Larry has supported the Sonoma Sustainable Enterprise conference as a volunteer for the past 8 years, and is also Founder of One Earth Enterprise, LLC.
Alejandro Moreno S. — Marin SEC Organizer.
CleanTech Summit Co-chair. Finance Your Business Summit Co-chair. SEC Advisory Board Member.
Organized & executed logistics for Marin County's first conference on sustainable enterprise, gathering 300 business, government & impact leaders to address region's top social & environmental challenges. Handles marketing, website design & content, outreach, social media, registration & badges, volunteer recruiting & shift management. Long time Marin resident, Alejandro is also Cofounder & VP Marketing at VenturePad. MBA in Sustainable Enterprise, focus on the Wine Industry, Dominican University, a UC Berkeley alum too, he is the former marketing director for Venture Greenhouse 2.0 and for Earth Day Marin. A bi-cultural polyglot, his other job is Certified ''Imprenditore Agricolo Professionale'' on his organic olive tree farm in Tuscany. LinkedIn
Oren Wool, Principal, Sustainable North Bay
Bill Carney, President, Sustainable San Rafael
Dana Armanino, Sustainability director, County of Marin
Susan Hopp, REV
Doug Wilson, Marin Conservation League, head of Climate committee
David Kunhardt, President, SolED
Ryan Maecker/Community Development Manager, Marin Clean Energy
Cory Bytof, Head of Sustainability, City of San Rafael
Kim Rago, Environmental Forum of Marin
Adam Wiskind, Exit Strategies Group
Robert Gould, Solarcraft
Leslie Alden, County of Marin
Brandon Tramell, Conscious Capitalism
Helene Marsh, Environmental Forum of Marin
Don McCrea, Your Business Legacy