Join Southeast Green as we interview Steven M. Druker. Steven is an American public interest attorney who, as executive director of the Alliance for Bio-Integrity, initiated a lawsuit that exposed how US governmental fraud had enabled the commercialization of GM foods. The book: Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public, was released in March 2015. A foreword by Jane Goodall hailed it as "without doubt one of the most important books of the past 50 years."
Today's guest is Paolo Mentonelli.
Earning his Computer Science degree from Georgia Tech and his MBA from Duke, Paolo is a former engineer and investment banker turned venture builder who spent the last 8 years working abroad and has now returned home to Atlanta. Paolo has launched and scaled successful businesses across a variety of industries in Italy, Malaysia, the Philippines, and the United States. Paolo currently serves as the Managing Director of BioRepublic SkinCare.
With passion and unwavering ambition, Sally Larsen finds the perfect balance of health and beauty with Sally B’s Skin Yummies, her handmade line of natural and organic skincare products and makeup. A firm believer that health and beauty are dependent upon one another, the self-confessed “product girl” began making her own good-for-your products in 2003 when she noticed a void in the organic skincare market. What began as a personal journey to replace her chemical-rich beauty products quickly turned into an in-demand hobby among her friends, motivating Sally to found Sally B’s Skin Yummies in 2005.
Recently, Dr. Terry Hazen was announced as the new head at the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
Terri Paul, a juvenile products innovator and marketing expert, has joined Colgate Mattress as national director of Sales and Marketing, specialty division.
Paul is responsible for servicing Colgate’s specialty store customers as well as being instrumental in the creation and development of technologically-advanced crib mattresses.