Bill Varettoni is the Community Founder, President, and Financial Planner at Community Ladders. At the tender age of 11, Bill was bitten by the entrepreneurship bug.
Kate Fitzpatrick is a Program Director at the Deschutes River Conservancy where she leads strategy development and implementation to restore streamflows and water quality in the Deschutes Basin of Oregon.
Founder/CEO of Ecosystem Capital, LLC, an advisory services firm specializing in corporate sustainability/ESG strategy and market-based environmental and sustainable development strategies, including the development of environmental markets projects and approaches for as
Mike Higuera works for The Nature Conservancy in Boulder, Colorado, where he protects land through conservation transactions across the state.
Kent Carter founded, Carter Ecosystem Services, a sales and marketing company focused on the environmental credit market (wetland, stream and endangered species).
Julie brings knowledge of land use patterns and environmental management to Bio-Logical Capital’s strategic decisions and investment analysis. She helps the team evaluate and communicate business models that integrate social, ecological and economic systems on the land.
I am advising large landowners, investors and conservation organizations to develop innovative financing strategies to acquire, conserve, and manage large tracts of land in the US and abroad.
Andy works to restore streamflows to creeks and rivers in Western Montana. He partners with water right holders and irrigation groups on projects that benefit both fish and farmers.
Peter Dykstra is a lawyer with a practice focused on water rights, conservation real estate transactions, natural resources policy, and government relations at Plauche & Carr LLP.
Ariel Steele is a former attorney who decided to "save the world through land conservation”.
Joe is founder of the Green Burial Council and CEO of the recently launched Green Burial Council International. He also provides consultancy for the purpose of creating private/family conservation burial grounds.
As Associate Director of the Carlson Ventures Enterprise at the University of Minnesota, Connie Rutledge brings over 10 years of experience in entrepreneurship and business management.
Daniel’s expertise lies at the intersection of finance and social impact with specialized experience in sustainable real estate and business development.
J.M. Ornstein is the managing director of J.M.ORNSTEIN, a UK based clean technology commercialization firm, where he structures breakthrough clean energy and clean tech companies, often originating with university lab technology. Mr.