EXPERIENCE: 9+ years with Office Depot®. Previously with IBM Consulting and PwC. Is Founding Chair of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (www.sustainablepurchasing.org)
STRONG SUIT : Brings a customer orientation to all green efforts at Office Depot – a practice honed through years as a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) consultant at IBM and PwC.
AT HOME: Married with 2 children. Enjoys surfing, rock climbing, biking and adventure travel. Also an avid reader.
FUN FACT: Earned a Master’s in Environment & Development at Cambridge University, back in 1993, before sustainability was hip.
EXPERIENCE: 3+ years with the Office Depot® sales team, delivering high-quality greener solutions to customers. Leads Office Depot’s national ‘green army’ of Environmental Solutions Specialists.
STRONG SUIT: Able to simplify complex green concepts in an engaging and educational way.
AT HOME: Lives in Seattle, often seen at Pike Place market.
FUN FACT: Attended the Bainbridge Graduate School and obtained a Master’s in Sustainability.
EXPERIENCE: 2+ years as a furniture buyer and 5+ years as a green product expert in Office Depot merchandising. Now works across Office Depot functional areas globally to track and report sustainability information, including carbon footprint, waste, eco-conscious sales, socially-conscious sales, etc.
STRONG SUIT: Collaborating with cross-functional teams to support sustainability programs.
AT HOME: Loves to spend time on DIY home improvement projects. Enjoys traveling and visiting new places.
FUN FACT: Runs Office Depot’s volunteer green team at Office Depot headquarters.
EXPERIENCE: 10+ years with Office Depot®, including many years as a pricing analyst, and now as a green spend reporting expert.
STRONG SUIT: Obsessively deep product knowledge.
AT HOME: Married with 2 children, enjoys poker, music and watching his kids improve their sporting prowess.
FUN FACT: Has the actual item numbers of hundreds of Office Depot greener products committed to memory.
EXPERIENCE: Over 7 years in analytical roles, including forecasting, trend, profit enhancement, cost control and green spend reporting. Recently re-joined the Environmental Team to substantiate environmental claims in order to accurately message the Office Depot green assortment to customers.
STRONG SUIT: Attention to detail and willingness to go above and beyond to ensure comprehensive, industry leading infromation about greener products.
AT HOME: Enjoys outdoor activities, including snorkeling, boating and biking.
FUN FACT: Took a 2-month hike on the Appalachian Trail, covering over 650 miles.