The Green Chamber of the South is a registered 501(c)(6) professional and trade organization. A board of directors oversees its operations and is currently comprised the following members:
Green Chamber of the South Chairman of the Board
Estes Services, LEED AP
Dan grew up in Hannibal, the home of Mark Twain, until he was 16 when his mother remarried and we moved to Richmond, VA.While a member of the Hannibal High School Pirates he ran for and was elected as vice president of the junior class, made the varsity football and JV basketball teams. Once we moved to Richmond he gave up politics but continued sports and became captain of the...
B. Scott Sadler
Green Chamber of the South Vice Chairman of the Board
Boardwalk Capital Management
B. Scott Sadler has nearly 25 years of experience in wealth management and investment advisory, with particular emphasis on sustainable investing, emerging markets and tax-efficient investment strategies. From 1994 to 2002, Mr. Sadler was the founder and manager of Wachovia Emerging Markets Fund. After stints with Bank of America and Goldman Sachs, Sadler launched Boardwalk Capital Management ...
Green Chamber of the South Treasurer
Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs
With ore than 20 years of banking experience, Sandy joined ACE as the Vice President in 2007. Under her direct management ACE instituted automated underwriting platforms and credit reporting systems. While at ACE, Headley has grown its small business portfolio from $2 million to almost $6 million while decreasing delinquency by 80% along with creating or saving more than 2000 jobs. Headley helped ...
Green Chamber of the South Past Chairman of the Board
R. C. Newcomer Law Office
Robert C. Newcomer is a business litigation and counseling attorney in Atlanta, Georgia.
Mr. Newcomer's business litigation experience includes representing individuals, small and medium businesses and large corporations in connection with business disputes and before state and federal courts and regulatory authorities in...
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Mark has worked in the financial services business for 30 years, over 20 of those with major investment firms. His interest in SRI/ESG investing goes back to growing up on the West Coast in the '60-'70s. Mark transitioned his investment management work to focus on SRI/ESG in 2000. Because of his commitment to that focus he is one of only a few advisors at his firm that is recognized as a "green" financial.......
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Michael is the Director of Asset Management and Sustainability and brings 30 years of experience in aviation and public administration to the world's busiest airport. He currently oversees the airport's assets, implements the sustainable management plan, GIS and public art programs.
Before joining the Hartsfield-Jackson team, Cheyne's prior positions included Executive Director for the Port's of Friday Harbor and Edmonds.....
Collins Capital Management
Helen has been a member of the investment industry since 1999. She has been associated with Collins Captal Management since March of 004 where she serves as a Principal of the firm, Portfolio Manager and a member of the firm's Investent Committee. In 2010, Rake developed and launched the firm's first Socially Responsible Model Portfolio along with research tools to customize allocations ...
Stephanie Stuckey Benfield
Stephanie Stuckey Benfield is GreenLaw's Executive Director. An outdoors enthusiast and nature lover, Stephanie has been a vocal environmental advocate during her 14 years as a member of the Georgia House’s Natural Resource Committee. She received both an undergraduate and law degree from the University of Georgia. She graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1992. She then served as....
With 30 years of experience in high technology products and markets, Anthony Coker has provided engineered solutions to international clients around the globe. Currently Sr. Director of Market & Solutions Development at solar PV manufacturer Suniva, Anthony is responsible for new product systems, solutions development and emerging markets development. He serves on the Suniva Intellectual Property Review Board and has also turned his passion for “greentech” into leading Sustainability efforts at Suniva. As a frequent industry speaker and author, Anthony is a thought leader in the Solar PV, CleanTech and Smart Energy industries....
Burr & Forman
Scott practices in the firm's Environmental group and works with clients in all aspects of land use, planning & zoning, and environmental law. Scott counsels clients on business strategy, regulatory compliance, permitting, policy, transactions and resolution of disputes. Scott's services include: land conservation, historic preservation, brownfield redevelopment, environmental remediation, corporate
responsibility/sustainability and recycling and regulation of wastes. Scott's services also include dealing with commercial real estate transactions, local and state regulation of real estate development, and the entire sustainable building process. He also consults with clients in dealing with resource allocation and regulation such as water supply, water quality, air quality, greenhouse gas, climate change...
Nicolas Mulliez brings GCS 25 years of French and American business culture. Entrepreneur, since mid 2007, he is developing Energy Efficiency devices and is promoting the growth of biomass for co-firing in electricity and for bio-plastics.Nic is also is the Chairman of Epi Breads that he founded 25 years ago. With 450 employees, 2 plants they manufacture the bread part of about 400 millions...
Ross-Bain Green Building
Jeff Ross-Bain is a registered professional mechanical engineer with over 30 years of experience in commercial and industrial HVAC design and applications. Since 2001, Jeff has worked exclusively in the field of high performance green buildings. In 2009, Jeff formed Ross-Bain Green Building (RBGB) and now provides expert technical and integrated support services that help owners, architects, engineers, and building users establish and meet their advanced high performance green building goals. Jeff is located in Atlanta, Georgia and primarily serves the Southeast....
Rochelle Routman has been involved in various aspects of sustainability program development, management, and leadership throughout her career. She is Mohawk Group’s Sustainability Director, where she is developing a holistic framework for sustainability, which includes increasing sustainability capabilities across the company, as well supporting Mohawk’s commercial customers in meeting their sustainability goals.
Prior to joining Mohawk, she supported Southern Company in completing the GRI-based......
Bernard Vanderlande leads the search team of Tula International, whose clients are prominent in Renewable Energy, Cleantech and Advanced Manufacturing. Vanderlande and his team help clients fill Leadership positions, such as CEO's, CFO's , Board members, Chief Sustainability Officers, Chief Technology Officer, EPC Directors, Senior innovation and marketing professionals, Global procurement and Supply Chain executives, Technology and Business Development Leaders, and Corporate environment, health and safety Leaders. Clients include USA based energy firms, venture portfolio companies, European wind and solar companies......
Green Chamber of the South President
A passionate advocate of sustainable business development, Ofra Tessler, President and co-founder of Green Chamber of the South, leveraged her personal passion to create a growth engine for sustainable business in the Southeast. Over the past few years, along with her business partner Galit Levitin, she has created a strong dynamic organization that brings together green businesses,...
Green Chamber of the South Secretary to the Board
Dr. Levitin is an internationally established scientist who has spent most of her professional life in performing cuttingedge clean technology research.
A true believer in a sustainable future that can be achieved through ethically and environmentally responsible behavior and the collaborative efforts of business, government organizations, academia, and communities, Dr....
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