Chris Yalonis — Co-chair

Chris is co-founder and owner of VenturePad, Marin’s newest premier coworking community and entrepreneurship center. VenturePad hosts and supports over 100 mission-driven entrepreneurs, freelancers and non profits. Chris regularly writes, develops educational materials and speaks locally on green management issues as former Chair of the San Rafael Chamber’s Green Committee and former board member of the Marin Conservation League, Marin’s oldest and most influential environmental advocacy/research group. He has been active with the Sonoma SEC for many years as a member of the organizing committee.  LinkedIn

Larry Tackett — Co-chair


Larry is a local Connector, Catalyzer, Communicator, Convener, Coach and CoFounder.  He's president of One Earth Enterprise, cofounder at Caring Circles and Healing the Waters, former president of Sustainable Novato, a steering committee member for Venture Greenhouse 2.0, former Board Advisor for the Sustainable World Coalition and a long time volunteer for the Pachamama Alliance.  LinkedIn


Oren Wool

Executive Director, Sonoma Sustainable Enterprise Conference. Oren coordinates the production of the annual event. He is a project manager for organizations looking to support sustainability throughout the value chain. Previously Oren directed the logistical operations for Indigenous Designs, and has worked with cooperatives in Peru, Ecuador, Guatemala and India.  LinkedIn

Alejandro Moreno S. — Marketing Director & Advisory Board Member

Long time Marin resident, Alejandro is Cofounder & VP Marketing at VenturePad. MBA in Sustainable Enterprise with a focus on the Wine Industry, Dominican University and a Cal alum too, he is the former marketing director for Venture Greenhouse and for Earth Day Marin, and a new team consultant marketing strategist for BoominGroup. A bi-cultural polyglot, his other job is Certified ''Imprenditore Agricolo Professionale'' in Italy and has an organic olive tree farm in Tuscany.  LinkedIn


Advisory & Managing Board

Bill Carney, President, Sustainable San Rafael
David Haskell, Sustainable Marin
Kiki LaPorta, Sustainable Marin
Dana Arminino, Sustainability director, County of Marin
Susan Hopp, REV
Doug Wilson, Marin Conservation League, head of Climate committee
David Kunhardt, President, SolED (solar company) Environmental Forum of Marin
JR Killigrew/Community Development Manager, Marin Clean Energy
Nancy Benjamin, One Tamalpais, SR Chamber Green Committee
Cory Bytof, Head of Sustainability, City of San Rafael
Alex Stadtner, CEO, Healthy Buildings Science
Matt Gaulding, Dominican University, former operations manager at Venture Greenhouse
Kim Rago, Environmental Forum of Marin
Adam Wiskind, Exit Strategies Group
Regina Concotelli, Productivity Coach