Mary Moerlins

Mary Moerlins

Mary is the Corporate Citizenship Manager at NW Natural where she works to continue raising the bar for responsible and effective, environmental programs, operations and community support at Oregon’s largest Natural Gas utility.  Prior to joining NW Natural Mary worked in environmental nonprofits in Atlanta, GA focused on greenspace conservation, sustainability and environmental education.  Mary […]

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden

Wyden believes the nation’s biggest challenges can only be solved by what he calls “principled bipartisanship,” solutions that allow all parties to stay true to their respective principles and celebrate agreements.  Following that approach has helped him author more than 150 bipartisan bills and assemble unprecedented bipartisan coalitions on issues such as health care, infrastructure […]

Matthew Koren

Matthew Koren serves as the Partnership Manager for Conscious Capitalism Portland. He met with Amy Powell back when she co-founded the chapter with Jody Foster and Kymm Nelsen in 2017 in support of their project, but he was just about to move abroad to South America for an 18-month assignment. When he got back to […]

Vawn Shandy Hicks

Vawn Hicks

Vawn Shandy Hicks is the Co-Chair and Marketing Manager of Conscious Capitalism Portland. After attending the Portland Chapter’s first Elevate Business conference in 2018, Vawn experienced several ah-ha moments as she learned about the 4 tenets (Higher Purpose, Stakeholder Orientation, Conscious Leadership, Conscious Culture), and how easy they made it to understand something that is […]

Kymm Nelsen

Kymm Nelsen

Kymm Nelsen is Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Conscious Capitalism Portland. Her inspiration to start the chapter sparked in early 2016 after reading Everybody Matters, where the authors mentioned the movement in tandem with the philosophy that business is heroic and a force for good in uplifting humanity. She immediately reached out to Conscious Capitalism Inc. […]

Jake Kindrachuk

Jake Kindrachuk

Jake is an experienced finance executive specializing in private equity and direct investing in privately-held companies, business valuation, analysis of key financial business drivers, capital structures (debt and equity) and debt financings. Before founding Village Family Capital, he was with Endeavour Capital, a private equity firm based in the Northwest with $1.5 billion under management, […]

Craig Hill

Craig Hill

Craig Hill enjoys good conversations. In many ways, he is fortunate his life is basically a series of interesting discussions. By day, he works at Beneficial State Bank, a B Corp triple-bottom-line bank, where he talks with people and businesses about their values and how to best align their dollars with those values. Craig is […]

Andrew Nelson

Andrew Nelson

Andrew is Director of Workplace Advising, overseeing Human Investing’s 401(k) and endowments/foundations business. During his 10 years at Human Investing meeting with employees and guiding retirement plan committees has increased his passion for improving financial outcomes for all. Andrew lives in Portland, OR with his wife Marigrace, and their two daughters. 

Serilda Summers-McGee

Serilda Summers-McGee

Serilda Summers-McGee is the Founder and Principal of Workplace Change, LLC, a Human Resources firm created to guide, advise, and encourage the business world through internal as well as external growth and transition, while incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into HR systems. Serilda has been an HR/DEI innovator for over 15 years, honing her ability […]

Matt Mylet

Matt Mylet is a Vice President at Beneficial State Bank, a certified B Corporation commercial bank that finances businesses, built structures, and nonprofits along the West Coast. Matt has experience in all areas of commercial loan origination and directly manages a portfolio of loans for the bank. He is the former Board Treasurer of both […]