Our Team

The Co-Founders of B Lab, Jay Coen Gilbert, Bart Houlahan, and Andrew Kassoy, share passion for creating a better world through business and have been friends for over 20 years. Prior to B Lab, Jay and Bart were Co-Founder and President respectively, of AND1, a $250 million basketball footwear and apparel business. Andrew spent his career as a private equity investor; most recently as a Partner at MSD Real Estate Capital, a $1 billion real estate fund controlled by MSD Capital, the investment vehicle for the assets of Michael Dell and the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation.

Our team members stem from a wide variety of backgrounds in the public and private sectors across the globe. Click around and get to know us.

Nathan Gilbert

Associate, International Development

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Nathan Gilbert

Associate, International Development

Which office do you work from: 

New York

Alma Mater: 

Indiana University, The New School

Home Town: 

Lexington, MA

Before B Lab I...: 

Served in the Peace Corps in Ukraine and went to graduate school

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Hiking, biking, yoga, cooking, and writing a food blog called 26 Meals.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I met the President of Bulgaria at a pig roast in the Rila Mountains and met the President of Paraguay in Queens, NY

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

The Balkans (Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia, Kosovo, Croatia, and Bosnia)

Office Phone: 

212-608-4150

Email Address: 

nathan@bcorporation.net

Holly Ensign Barstow

Associate, Policy

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Holly Ensign Barstow

Associate, Policy

Which office do you work from: 

New York

Alma Mater: 

Barnard College, Columbia University

Home Town: 

Oakland, CA

Before B Lab I...: 

Worked for the New YorkCity Mayor's Office of Long- Term Planning and Sustainability, got a Masters in Environmental Policy Studies at Columbia University, worked on political campaigns and volunteered for Environmental Defense Fund.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Running and reading, sometimes at the same time

Interesting or random fact about me: 

My parents live in a town in California that has its own language

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Childhood summers on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire

Office Phone: 

212-608-4150

Email Address: 

holly@bcorporation.net

Kim Coupounas

Director, B Lab Colorado

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Kim Coupounas

Director, B Lab Colorado

Which office do you work from: 

Colorado

Alma Mater: 

Princeton, Oxford, Harvard

Home Town: 

Stratford, NJ

Before B Lab I...: 

co-founded and served as CEO and Chief Sustainability Officer of GoLite, maker of high performance and responsibly-made clothing and equipment for outdoor athletes -- and a Certified B Corp since 2008!

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

singing, trail running, yoga, serving in my community, and time with my family including my adorable 3 year old son

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I love climbing mountains! I climbed Mt Kilimanjaro with my husband on our honeymoon and I've summitted all 50 of the highest points in the United States plus a few of the Seven Summits. There are many more mountains I'd love to climb!

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Hiking the Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt and China

Office Phone: 

-303-884-865

Email Address: 

kim@bcorporation.net

Elizabeth Crampton

Associate, Certifications & Ratings

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Elizabeth Crampton

Associate, Certifications & Ratings

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Swarthmore College

Home Town: 

Englewood, FL

Before B Lab I...: 

I worked for the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia as a Partnerships Associate, focusing primarily on green job initiatives. Previous to that, I was a District Representative for Congressman Joe Sestak in Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional District.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

reading books and news articles and then having long conversations about them with my friends over a home cooked meal. Learning how to sail.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I was a deckhand on a 134 ft historic wooden sailing ship, and I used to be an archerist.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

When I was an assistant lighthouse keeper at Stuart Island, WA.

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

elizabeth@bcorporation.net

John Hillstrom

Chief Technology Officer

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John Hillstrom

Chief Technology Officer

Which office do you work from: 

California

Alma Mater: 

Stanford University

Home Town: 

Walnut Creek, CA

Before B Lab I...: 

Software architect for various tech companies (both small and huge) and internal technology expert at non--profits from Foundations to Universities.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Riding one of my bikes, skiing, wrestling with the kiddo, hiking, drinking beer in a hot tub.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I lived in South Africa as a 7 year old and New Zealand as a 27 year old - I really like it when water spins the other way down the drain.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

24 hour race in Moab w/ several days of riding after

Email Address: 

jhillstrom@bcorporation.net

Sophie Faris

Community Development

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Sophie Faris

Community Development

Which office do you work from: 

New York

Alma Mater: 

University of Arizona; Cal State Hayward; Columbia University

Home Town: 

Tucson, AZ

Before B Lab I...: 

Managed Commitments at the Clinton Global Initiative; Worked at the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, combating childhood obesity; spent seven amazing years teaching high school.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Warming up to the idea of online recipes, doting on friends and family, bringing west coast living to the eastern seaboard, learning to run, browsing the real estate section, pretending I read more than I probably do

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I spoke (and forgot) Portuguese before learning French and English.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Lamu, Kenya; Guanajuato, Mexico; The Yuba River, Grass Valley, California

Office Phone: 

212-608-4150

Email Address: 

sfaris@bcorporation.net

Vale Jokisch

Director, Services

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Vale Jokisch

Director, Services

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Swarthmore/Duke (Fuqua)

Home Town: 

San Salvador, El Salvador

Before B Lab I...: 

Paralegal, full-time musician, and then nonprofit management, focused on microenterprise development in underserved Philadelphia communities

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Playing music, cooking with my husband, hosting dinner parties.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I've technically been married three times - to the same man. And we're planning on getting married one more time...just for good measure.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Honeymoon in Aruba; summer in Modica, Sicily; yearly trip to Montreal for Mondiale de la Biere; family house at Playa el Maculis in El Salvador where I spent most of my holidays during high school

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

vjokisch@bcorporation.net

Dan Osusky

Standards Associate

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Dan Osusky

Standards Associate

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Wake Forest University, Texas Tech University

Home Town: 

Somerdale, NJ

Before B Lab I...: 

was in graduate school studying and teaching philosophy.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

reading, writing, thinking, running, watching Kyle XY, and going on adventures.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I was a high school bowler.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

A tie between the Great Wall of China and Angkor Wat in Cambodia

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

dosusky@bcorporation.net

Neha Kumar

Product Manager, B Analytics

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Neha Kumar

Product Manager, B Analytics

Which office do you work from: 

New York

Alma Mater: 

University of London and Columbia University SIPA

Home Town: 

All over

Before B Lab I...: 

worked in Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs advising banks, insurance companies and private equity funds in Europe, Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Painting, sculpting, beginners pottery, scouting the NY foodie scene, catching up with friends, watching Big Bang Theory & Seinfeld, reading

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I lived in West Germany before/during the Germany reunification and then lived in the Soviet Union during its collapse

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

type: somewhere in the mountains; place: anywhere in Italy; memories: family holiday in Lebanon & family visit last summer - NY/wine country

Office Phone: 

212-608-4150

Email Address: 

neha@bcorporation.net

Sarah Haggarty

Services Associate

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Sarah Haggarty

Services Associate

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Franklin and Marshall College

Home Town: 

West Chester, PA

Before B Lab I...: 

took school groups on nature explorations as a Teacher-Naturalist at the Ashland Nature Center.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

doing anything outside, from community fairs to hiking and kayaking to relaxing on a beach or simply hanging out on my back porch.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I was a competitive Irish Dancer for 7 years

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Vienna, Salzburg, and Innsbruck, Austria on a school trip

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

shaggarty@bcorporation.net

Beth Richardson

Head of Product Development

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Beth Richardson

Head of Product Development

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Duke University

Home Town: 

Wayland, MA

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Yoga, biking, walking in the woods with Khobi

Interesting or random fact about me: 

My shoulders are double jointed

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Sand Pond - My family's place in NY. Went there every summer growing up.

Office Phone: 

919-942-1401

Email Address: 

beth@bcorporation.net

Stephanie Ryan

Senior Associate, Community Development

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Stephanie Ryan

Senior Associate, Community Development

Which office do you work from: 

Washington

Alma Mater: 

Trinity College, CT semester London School of Economics

Home Town: 

Clifton Park, NY

Before B Lab I...: 

worked as a consultant for 20 years in the field of Organizational learning

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Parenting, gardening (mostly weeds), memorizing poetry, biking, kayaking, playing tennis, looking for a used paddle board :) swimming, yoga

Interesting or random fact about me: 

took a 5 week vacation in Bali from my year long sabbatical

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Kauai- Northshore- Egypt ancient civilzation

Email Address: 

stephanie@bcorporation.net

Hardik Savalia

Senior Associate, Standards

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Hardik Savalia

Senior Associate, Standards

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Boston University

Home Town: 

North Wales, PA

Before B Lab I...: 

Worked at the Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition to help prevent residential foreclosures and at Strategy Arts to help local businesses measure their environmental impact.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

swimming, Quizzo, teaching music, sleeping, walking, biking

Interesting or random fact about me: 

sang in a Black British gospel chior...i definitely didn't belong there

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Study abroad trip to Italy

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

hardik@bcorporation.net

Erik Trojian

Director, Policy

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Erik Trojian

Director, Policy

Which office do you work from: 

New York

Alma Mater: 

"UC Berkeley, undergrad /Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, SUNY Albany, Masters"

Home Town: 

Waterloo, Ontario

Before B Lab I...: 

Worked in the New York State Legislature for 11 years. I began my work in public policy while interning at Rev. Jesse Jackson's National Rainbow Coalition.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Volunteering at my kids school or church, spending time with my kids, and building a log cabin at my weekend house.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

Was head butted by Rev. Jesse Jackson, played rugby around the world

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Two weeks living with friends in Jamaica or hanging out at my weekend house in the Finger Lakes region of NY.

Office Phone: 

212-608-4150

Email Address: 

erik@bcorporation.net

Heather Van Dusen

Special Projects Director

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Heather Van Dusen

Special Projects Director

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Amherst College

Home Town: 

Broomall, PA

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Playing ultimate frisbee, singing in a women's community choir, watching The Daily Show, and cooking.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I've sung in Fenway Park and for the President of Estonia....on two different occasions.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Down the shore to Ocean City, NJ every year for some Mack & Manco's pizza and Kohr Bros Custard.

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

heather@bcorporation.net

Rebecca Jewell

Associate, Services

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Rebecca Jewell

Associate, Services

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

University of Pennsylvania

Home Town: 

Berwyn, PA

Before B Lab I...: 

studied Psychology and worked with an urban education non-profit in Philadelphia.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

spending as much time with friends and family as possible, adventuring around philadelphia, and spending time doing various things with my church.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

The first thing I ever saved up to buy was when I was 10 years old and saved $100 to buy a Nintendo 64.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Favorite memories from Bethany Beach, DE, favorite adventure - Paris

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

rebecca@bcorporation.net

Flory Wilson

Director, B Analytics & GIIRS

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Flory Wilson

Director, B Analytics & GIIRS

Which office do you work from: 

New York

Alma Mater: 

Colgate University and Johns Hopkins SAIS

Home Town: 

Los Angeles, CA & Tucson, AZ

Before B Lab I...: 

worked at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation for 6 years

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

working out / going to yoga, staying in touch with friends in DC (by phone), going out to eat - dinner or brunch, and sometimes 2 brunches - with NY friends, swimming, drinking a glass of wine.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

Visited an off-shore gas rig in Cote d'Ivoire, stayed on a US government compound in Iraq, and shared a flight with the Dalai Lama.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Honeymoon in Bhutan

Office Phone: 

212-608-4150

Email Address: 

fwilson@bcorporation.net

Christina Bianco

Senior Associate

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Christina Bianco

Senior Associate

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Lehigh University

Home Town: 

River Vale, NJ

Before B Lab I...: 

Got my Master's in Environmental Policy Design at Lehigh University, and was their intern on Green Purchasing

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Cooking, being outdoors, and spending time with my family

Interesting or random fact about me: 

Fluent in Spanish and I make a mean Tortilla Española

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Vancouver, BC; Andalucia, Spain; and Brazil

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

christina@bcorporation.net

Olivia Muiru

Associate, Standards

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Olivia Muiru

Associate, Standards

Which office do you work from: 

Kenya

Alma Mater: 

Kutztown University

Home Town: 

Nairobi, Kenya

Before B Lab I...: 

"Worked at Microfinanza Rating conducting Social Ratings of MFIs in Sub Saharan Africa"

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Hanging out with my friends and family, Zumba experience for Wii, and gardening

Interesting or random fact about me: 

My African middle name, when literally translated, means 'ashes'

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Dubai, amazing how many things you can do there

Email Address: 

olivia@bcorporation.net

Sue Cori

Director, Operations

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Sue Cori

Director, Operations

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Penn State University

Home Town: 

Cinnaminson, NJ

Before B Lab I...: 

worked in Supply Chain Management for three footwear and apparel companies

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Going to the gym, parenting high school and college age kids, watching golf and other sports on TV, Ockehocking Park to watch my dog, diving and swimming, going out to dinner with my husband, and sometimes my kids.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

Learned how to surf in my "middle age"; am done with surfing now

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Riviera Maya, Costa Rica

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

scori@bcorporation.net

Andy Fyfe

Associate, Community Development

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Andy Fyfe

Associate, Community Development

Which office do you work from: 

California

Alma Mater: 

University of Colorado at Boulder, Universidad de Chile, SF State Univ., Golden Gate University

Home Town: 

San Mateo, CA

Before B Lab I...: 

Worked in the non-profit sector and specialized in microfinance and social entrepreneurship...with a little bit of hitch-hiking from Belize to Chile.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Putting on thick wigwam wool socks and sliding down hardwood floors, timing myself on how fast I can set up my tent, pitching hammocks in strange places, biking around the reservoir, taking the dog on a hike, having a bag of peanuts and a brew at the Giants game, deep deep powder skiing.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I weighed 11 pounds at birth and I played on the National Junior Olympics Water Polo team.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

La Cordillera Blanca, Huaraz, Peru.

Office Phone: 

4155953963

Email Address: 

afyfe@bcorporation.net

Jay Coen Gilbert

Co-Founder

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Jay Coen Gilbert

Co-Founder

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Stanford University

Home Town: 

New York, NY

Before B Lab I...: 

enjoyed living for 6 months in the cloud forest of Monteverde during our year-long family sabbatical after selling AND 1

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

support KIPP, teach at Westtown, coach kids hoops, laugh at Colbert , Second Saturday pot luck or dinner with friends

Interesting or random fact about me: 

Wish I played in a band (or at least a song circle)

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Anywhere new, adventurous and with my family

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

jay@bcorporation.net

Bart Houlahan

Co-Founder

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Bart Houlahan

Co-Founder

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Stanford University

Home Town: 

Evanston, IL

Before B Lab I...: 

was the President of AND1, a basketball footwear, apparel, and entertainment company. Scaled the business over 11 years to $250 million in brand revenues with distribution in 85 countries.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

teaching social entrepreneurship to high school girls, playing the guitar but i can't sing a note, love scuba diving because it's the closest i'll ever be to outerspace, and a great bottle of red wine shared with someone I love

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I was on the high school golf team, I met my wife when I was 17, I'm a direct descendant of one of the 13 apostles of the mormon church, I fell off a three story building when I was 3 (which explains a lot)

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

An hour south of Cancun, there is a deserted strip of beach outside of Tulum on which you can rent a small house for next to nothing - no cell phone, no internet, no television - paradise

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

bart@bcorporation.net

Andrew Kassoy

Co-Founder

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Andrew Kassoy

Co-Founder

Which office do you work from: 

New York

Alma Mater: 

Stanford University

Home Town: 

Boulder, CO

Before B Lab I...: 

I spent 16 years in the private equity business; most recently as a partner at MSD Real Estate Capital, an affiliate of MSD Capital, the $12 billion investment vehicle for Michael Dell.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Spending time with my fiance and my two sons.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

Andrew plays the violin. He won the Kiwanis Club Stars of Tomorrow Competition in sixth grade. He's never won anything since.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Climbing in the Cordillera Blanca in Peru

Office Phone: 

212-608-4150

Email Address: 

andrew@bcorporation.net

Yola Carlough

Senior Associate, Community Development

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Yola Carlough

Senior Associate, Community Development

Which office do you work from: 

Vermont

Alma Mater: 

Manhattanville College

Home Town: 

New York, NY

Before B Lab I...: 

was Director of Sustainability at Burt's Bees and Social Mission Director at Ben & Jerrys

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Practicing piano, yoga, adventure travel

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I cameoed on the original Ed Sullivan Show 3 times.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Paris. Anywhere on a sailboat. Anywhere in Mexico far from the madding crowd.

Email Address: 

ycarlough@bcorporation.net

Jerrod Modica

Creative Director

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Jerrod Modica

Creative Director

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Kutztown University

Home Town: 

Phoenixville, Pa

Before B Lab I...: 

I was the founder and creative director of T2AP Creative Team.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Being a husband to my wife Amy, a father to my two boys Maxwell & Grayson and golfing when and wherever I can.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I'm a recovering sneaker addict and NBA basketball fanatic...

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

My family and I often travel to the finger lakes in NY, more specifically Ithaca and Cayuga Lake.

Email Address: 

jerrod@bcorporation.net

Brittany Rodak

Operations Associate

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Brittany Rodak

Operations Associate

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Lehigh University

Home Town: 

Berwyn, PA

Before B Lab I...: 

completed several research projects focusing on local food initiatives and improving urban access to healthy foods.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

running, reading, spending time with family and friends

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I have a black belt in Tae Kwon Do

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Bermuda, Honduras, Bahamas.. But I have a lot more traveling to do.

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

brittany@bcorporation.net

Katie Kerr

Director of PR

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Katie Kerr

Director of PR

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Georgetown University/School of Foreign Service

Home Town: 

All over New England / Wayne, PA

Before B Lab I...: 

was a freelance writer.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Reading every magazine I can get my hands on, baking, scouring flea markets, reading, drawing, napping.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I originally planned to attend school for fashion design

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Scuba Diving in Tortola, anywhere in France

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

katie@bcorporation.net

Jocelyn Corbett

Senior Community Services Associate

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Jocelyn Corbett

Senior Community Services Associate

Which office do you work from: 

California

Alma Mater: 

Colorado College

Home Town: 

Marin County, CA

Before B Lab I...: 

worked with organizations with a deep commitment to social change in the fields of social entrepreneurship, food justice and environmental stewardship. Since my days as a Coro Fellow, I have studied cross-sector leadership and am committed to elevating the efficiency and impact of mission-based work.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

turning off my computer and connecting with people the old-fashioned way, especially around a campfire, on a hike, or in my neighborhood.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I've roasted marshmallows over the molten lava of a Honduran volcano

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Point Reyes, CA and any small town along the northern coast

Email Address: 

jcorbett@bcorporation.net

Ben Anderson

Director of Community

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Ben Anderson

Director of Community

Which office do you work from: 

California

Alma Mater: 

Williams College, Babson

Home Town: 

Concord, MA

Before B Lab I...: 

served as COO at Preserve, a Certified B Corp and leading sustainable consumer product company. Previously I spent a decade in urban education in Boston.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

being silly with my family, including my 9 year old son and 11 year old daughter. I also enjoy paddle boarding, biking and tennis.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I'm fond of Narwhals.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Cape Horn, Chile

Office Phone: 

415-231-5852

Email Address: 

ben@bcorporation.net

Hillary Darville

Product Development Associate

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Hillary Darville

Product Development Associate

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Penn State University / DePaul University

Home Town: 

North Little Rock, AR

Before B Lab I...: 

erved as a program and strategy consultant for various nonprofits, including the Center for Companies that Care, and Chicago Ideas Week while earning a Master’s Degree in Public Service Management.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

running along the PA Canal, shooting low-budget music videos with my family, making guacamole, and travelling to foreign lands.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I flew on stage as 'Wendy' in my high school's production of Peter Pan. (My twin sister played the role of 'Peter'.)

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

tie between hiking through the waterfalls near Pucon, Chile, and kayaking in Moab, Utah

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

hillary@bcorporation.net

Kali Fairchild

Standards Associate

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Kali Fairchild

Standards Associate

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Eastern University

Home Town: 

Mertztown, PA

Before B Lab I...: 

Interned with Catholic Charities doing refugee resettlement and immigration work, and was involved with a wide variety of non-profits in various parts of the world.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Spending lots of time with family and friends, gardening, yoga, cooking, and exploring.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I started a non-profit at the age of 17 that focuses on malaria prevention and education.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Haiti, Uganda, Great Sand Dunes National Park, and India

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

kfairchild@bcorporation.net

Nick Van Kuren

Systems Analyst

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Nick Van Kuren

Systems Analyst

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Bloomsburg University

Home Town: 

Fleetwood, Pa.

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

nvankuren@bcorporation.net

Phoebe Leung

Standards Associate

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Phoebe Leung

Standards Associate

Which office do you work from: 

New York

Alma Mater: 

Grinnell College and Columbia University SIPA

Home Town: 

Hong Kong

Before B Lab I...: 

worked with the International Labour Organization in Cambodia and the Earth Institute at Columbia University on project management, monitoring and evaluation

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Hanging out with friends, going to the nature, reading, traveling

Interesting or random fact about me: 

At one point I can speak Khmer and Portuguese in addition to Mandarin, Cantonese and English.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Sailing on an old-fashioned Arabian boat off Ilha de Moҫambique; riding on a motorcycle through Cambodia; trekking in the mountains of Niligiris, India.

Office Phone: 

212-608-4150

Email Address: 

pleung@bcorporation.net

Santiago Perez

Analytics Associate

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Santiago Perez

Analytics Associate

Which office do you work from: 

New York

Alma Mater: 

City University of New York - Baruch College

Home Town: 

Mexico City

Before B Lab I...: 

Worked as a data analyst at Recyclebank, the Environmental Defence Fund, Saatchi and Saatchi, and as a management consultant at the Small Business Administration. Founded Non-profit the Community Alliance Network (CAN) in 2009, and currently sit on its Board.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Hiking and camping, board games and going out in NYC

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I'm a dog trainer for the ASPCA.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Kigali, Rwanda

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

sperez@bcorporation.net

Elizabeth Freeburg

Program Associate

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Elizabeth Freeburg

Program Associate

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Yale University

Home Town: 

Media, PA

Before B Lab I...: 

studied linguistics and worked with community health non-profits.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

watching Premier League soccer and petting dogs.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I'm a certified HIV tester and counselor...in the state of Louisiana.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Prague & Copenhagen

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

efreeburg@bcorporation.net

Jennifer Warden

Program Associate

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Jennifer Warden

Program Associate

Which office do you work from: 

New York

Alma Mater: 

Yale University

Home Town: 

Edgemont, PA

Before B Lab I...: 

Directed a local philanthropic group called The globalislocal Fund, developed yoga retreat programing for international resorts, and traveled extensively throughout the US and abroad.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Exploring new places and trying new things; yoga, running, biking, and any other athletic pursuit that gets me outdoors; making a mess in my kitchen; getting creative through jewelry-making and upholstery

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I used to be a pedicab driver on Martha's Vineyard

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Tie between Luang Prabang, Laos and Cape Town, South Africa

Office Phone: 

212-608-4150

Email Address: 

jwarden@bcorporation.net

Mischa Delaney

Community Lead

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Mischa Delaney

Community Lead

Which office do you work from: 

Colorado

Alma Mater: 

University of Colorado Denver

Home Town: 

Arvada, CO

Before B Lab I...: 

Worked in management, communications and service roles for both for-profits and non-profits over the past 10 years. I received my master's in Environmental Leadership from Naropa University in 2010.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Spending time with my pup Oliver, playing Ukulele, writing, dancing, and baking muffins.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I served as the local TV spokesperson for World Market in San Diego and appeared on multiple live news shows. I am also an amateur photographer and share a birthday with Freddie Mercury.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

The Adelaide hills in Australia while volunteering at a wildlife sanctuary.

Office Phone: 

720-422-0115

Email Address: 

mdelaney@bcorporation.net

Kara Peck

Business Development Lead

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Kara Peck

Business Development Lead

Which office do you work from: 

Colorado

Alma Mater: 

University of Colorado (undergrad) and University of Denver (grad)

Home Town: 

Denver, CO

Before B Lab I...: 

Led business development for a certified B Corp (YR&G)

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Spending time with my family, dancing, drinking wine, soaking in the Colorado sunshine

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I'm a competitive ballroom dancer, teacher and performer in my "free" time

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Cape Town, South Africa

Email Address: 

kpeck@bcorporation.net

Sydney Smith

Standards Analyst

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Sydney Smith

Standards Analyst

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

Winthrop University

Home Town: 

Clover, SC

Before B Lab I...: 

...studied International Finance and Environmental Studies at Winthrop, took advantage of multiple study abroad opportunities (lived in Sevilla for 5 months, Thailand and Costa Rica) and worked for two years at the mutual fund company Vanguard doing a mix of audit, corporate finance and fund accounting work.

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

...exploring my new city, Philadelphia! I love Philly's art scene and am a member of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Barnes Foundation and the Magic Gardens (and usually have free plus one tickets if anyone wants to visit with me!) Attempting to incorporate my love of gardening into my small apartment lifestyle (urban farming and window boxes are my latest obsessions).

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I began my undergraduate career as a double major in flute and piano performance and I attended 'piano camp' with a famous Austrian pianist Walter Hautzig during high school.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Tie between wandering the blue streets of Chefchaouen, Morocco, or scaling a mountain, exploring a cave/temple inside and finishing up by swimming in the ocean all in one spot in Hua Hin, Thailand!

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

ssmith@bcorporation.net

Katie Oberwager

Standards Analyst

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Katie Oberwager

Standards Analyst

Which office do you work from: 

Pennsylvania

Alma Mater: 

University of Pennsylvania

Home Town: 

Bryn Mawr, PA

Before B Lab I...: 

Worked at B Lab for 5 months before moving to Oaxaca, Mexico for a 10 month Fulbright Research Fellowship and now I'm back!

When I am not working I enjoy...: 

Cooking and experimenting for my healthy food blog 24 Carrot Life, working out, and doing yoga.

Interesting or random fact about me: 

I became a certified scuba diver when I was 10 years old.

Favorite place I've traveled?: 

Cape Town, South Africa and Oaxaca, Mexico (of course)

Office Phone: 

610-293-0299

Email Address: 

koberwager@bcorporation.net