Our Team

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Jeffrey Hollender – CEO & Co-founder, ASBC

Jeffrey Hollender is co-founder and former CEO of Seventh Generation, which he built into a leading natural product brand known for its authenticity, transparency, and progressive business practices. Hollender is currently the founder of Sustain Natural, that developed and markets sustainable feminine care products for women. He is also Adjunct

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David Levine
Co-founder and President

David is the co-founder and president of the American Sustainable Business Council. He has worked as a social entrepreneur for over 30 years focusing on the development of whole systems solutions for a more sustainable society through building strategic partnerships and broad stakeholders initiatives. Previously, he was the founding

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Tony Mazza
CAO

Tony Mazza joined ASBC as its Chief Administration Officer. Tony is a New York-licensed attorney primarily engaged in IT Operations, IP issues, and business process improvement. He provides thought- leadership on financial and cyber-related issues and has led major initiatives involving IT and business process re-designs and model

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Valerie Forbai
Associate Director of Membership

Valerie joins ASBC with a background in trade association sales and membership development. She previously worked in collegiate publishing and advertising, the intelligent transport systems arena and in the software and services space. With a strong interest in the nonprofit industry, she volunteers her time with a local nonprofit while continuing

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Kathleen Hutton
Senior Manager, Web Content and Technology

Kathleen has over 16 years of non-profit experience working for environmental and university institutions. She has held various analytical, technical, and stewardship positions within development, communications, and marketing departments. Before joining ASBC, Kathleen was the Website and Social Media Manager for Manomet

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Bob Keener
Deputy Director of Public Relations

Bob is responsible for setting ASBC’s press strategy and communications. He directs and implements all press-related activities; oversees development of press materials, op-eds and columns; and conducts training and coordination of media spokespeople. He has been working in issues advocacy for 12 years after a career in the private sector, first

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John Minor
Policy Manager

John has nearly a decade of experience working on Capitol Hill and in Federal agencies with a focus on telecommunications and business issues. He will be leading ASBC’s policy work on Net Neutrality and High Road Workplace, which includes paid leave, worker ownership and other employee-related policies. His most recent position before joining ASBC

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John O’Neill
Senior Analyst, Tax Policy

John has 12 years of tax-related experience, including five years as a tax and budget aide to Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee.  For seven years, he worked at the accounting firm Deloitte, educating its partners and clients on federal tax policy changes. Prior to that, he worked as a journalist for ten years,