Our Team

Meet the team behind the Green Business Network.

Have questions? Here's who to contact:

Membership, Benefits, Certification, and Standards Takiya
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Advertising
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Green America policy work Fran (202)872-5326  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
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Denise Hamler
Green Business Network Director
Green Festival Institute Director 

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Since 1982, Denise has held senior positions in the marketing and publications divisions at Green America.She currently serves as the publisher for Green America publications (National Green Pages and Green American) and in 2001 launched Green Festivals and serves as director of the Green Festival Institute. She also produces the Green Business Conferences/Seminars. As a community activist, Denise has raised over 250 million dollars for her underserved, diverse, neighborhood outside Washington DC. She holds board positions with Green America, Green Festival and Port Towns Community Development Corporation.

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Alix Davidson
Director, Certification & Standards

Alix oversees the process for business members to earn Green America's Green Business Certification, including standards and partnership development. Alix came to Green America in 2004 as the Regional Director for the first DC Green Festival and has since received an M.S. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University. She planned Green Festivals in DC, New York, and Chicago. Having volunteered for the Audubon Society on their forest protection campaign in Olympia, Washington, Alix came to Washington in 1998 to work with Audubon chapters on their forest campaigns and has been working on local and national campaigns ever since.

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Takiya Louers
Membership Coordinator

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Takiya works directly with Green Business Network Members from their join date through certification and renewal. She graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a B.A. in Environmental Studies, Art History, and Psychology. Previously, Takiya worked in the Department of Environmental Resources for her county, which inspired her to pursue a career in the environmental realm. Takiya is passionate about promoting the green economy and social responsibility. Contact her with questions about joining, renewing, certification, and your listing on the Green Pages Online.

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Rob Hanson
Advertising Manager

Rob Hanson works with Green Business Network members who advertise in Green America's publications and on Green America web sites. He joined the Green America staff in 1997, and worked with both Green Business Network and Social Investment Forum members before joining the Advertising Team.

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Fran Teplitz
Director, Social Investing & Strategic Outreach

Fran's work focuses on the core strategies of socially responsible investing (SRI), including education and outreach on SRI basics, community investing, and shareholder action. She also plays a lead role in Green America's coalitional work on issues such as climate change, advancing the green economy, and control of toxic chemicals. Fran informs and involves Green America's members -- both businesses and individuals -- in key policy issues related to Green America's agenda. She holds an M.A. in Peace Studies from the Institute for International Peace Studies at Notre Dame.

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Misha D. Clive
Communications & Marketing Manager

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Misha works in marketing, communications, technology, and events for the Green Business Network. Before joining Green America in 2009, she used her B.A. in East Asian Studies from Bryn Mawr College as a small business entrepreneur in the international music industry. She combines her years of experience in organizing for social and environmental causes with her small business background to serve the green business community. Misha is proud to be the 50th Founding Member of Hub DC, a center-in-progress for social innovation in the DC metro area that will serve as an incubator for social enterprise. 

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