Green MBA Transitioning From Marketing to Sustainability: Meet Robin Connell, Manager, Sustainability Programs, Del Monte Foods. Prior to transitioning to a career in sustainability, Robin worked seven years in media publishing in a consumer marketing role, after having spent having spent three years in that industry in a human resources capacity.
Nils Moe, Presidio MBA 2008, was interviewed on the Green Economy Post about his transition from Psychology to Sustainability. Nils currently serves as the Sustainability and Climate Change Advisor for City of Berkeley and teaches the leadership course "Effective Management, Communication & Action" at Presidio Graduate School.
Green MBA Success: Meet Nancy Shaw, Social Responsibility Manager, Blue Shield of California. MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School completed in 2008. She currently serves on the Advisory Council of Business Council on Climate Change and was recently a speaker at the Women in Green Forum. She also recently served on the Executive Committee of The 2009 Hazon Sustainable Food Conference.
Sara - EDF Climate Corps fellow for Ascension Health - is a solutions-oriented professional with over 5 years of experience in operational improvement and sales development. Her Fellowship had a direct influence on her decision to pursue an MBA at Presidio Graduate School, because both programs are designed to help businesses utilize sustainability as an effective business strategy. In 5-10 years, Sara hopes to be leading an interdepartmental sustainability team at a Fortune 500 company.
Presidio Sustainability MBA alum Johnno Surdam is a Manufacturing + Logistics Manager for green building firm Project Frog. Johno has been developing his excitement and passion for the built environment over the last 8 years working in the construction industry. He oversees Supply Chain Management of Project Frog Kits, helping deliver structures that are measurably greener and significantly smarter; brighter, healthier spaces that inspire better performance from the people who occupy them.
MBA alum Pete Blanchard is on the finance team of Mountain Riders Alliance, an org working to create sustainable mountain playgrounds. He grew up ski racing at Stratton Mountain in VT, studied history at Duke, then moved to the Bay Area. Spending 10 years between SF and Tahoe, he felt a calling to connect his love for skiing with his day job. With a finance background, he felt a growing disillusionment with the ski industry and decided to link his passion for the outdoors to his career path.
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