Dylan de Thomas is Vice President of Industry Collaboration for The Recycling Partnership, working with the team there to increase the quantity and quality of the curbside collected recyclables across the U.S. as well as working to boost the economic health of the recycling industry as a whole. Previous to joining the Partnership, he worked for Resource Recycling, Inc. for a decade, directing and producing editorial content for three publications and three conferences covering various aspects of the recycling industry.
Bob Hollis is the founder of The Mobius Network LLC, a progressive technology services provider that applies free and open source software solutions to help organizations with a public benefit mission achieve their objectives. Bob is also LLC and Board Member of QuantumS3, a Data Science and Predictive Analytics company based in Pittsburgh, PA. His clients include environmental groups, non-]profit organizations, consultants, small businesses, and public agencies located throughout the United States. Currently, Hollis also serves as Board Member and Secretary for U.S. Zero Waste Business Council.
Scott Jenkins is the General Manager of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium which opens August of 2017. He previously served as Vice President of Stadium Operations for the Seattle Mariners, Philadelphia Eagles, and Milwaukee Brewers. He was the Director of Facilities and Events for University of Wisconsin, Intercollegiate Athletics and was involved in the construction of the Kohl Center. Jenkins holds a degree in Construction Administration from the University of Wisconsin and an Executive MBA from the University of Washington. Jenkins is a founding member of the Green Sports Alliance and serves as the board chair.
Jason Kobeda currently serves as Sr. Coordinator of Facility Operations at Major League Baseball where we works with league stadium operators to encourage best practices in fan experience, security and sustainability. Prior to joining the Office of the Commissioner, Jason was the facility manager for the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park and also served on the development team for PPG Paints Arena, the NHL’s first LEED Gold certified venue.
David Mayer is Co-Founder of Two Owls Sustainability Partners LLC. He previously co-owned an event cleaning company and has worked in the event industry for nearly a decade. Mayer has specialized in EPA and OSHA compliance work and has served clients such as MLB Miami Marlins, Lollapalooza, NFL Draft and PGA Tour’s Deutsche Bank Championship. Mayer is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accredited as well as certified as a Building Analyst by the Building Performance Institute.
Neil Rhein is the founder and executive director of Keep Massachusetts Beautiful (www.keepmassbeautiful.org), a nonprofit organization that is taking action to make Massachusetts a cleaner, greener place to live, work, and play. He also runs GreenCents Communications (www.greencentscommunications.com), where he provides recycling education and communications support to municipalities, businesses and schools. Neil resides in Mansfield, Mass.
Bill Stanwood recently retired to conservation advocacy and volunteer support following careers in education and environment including director of a conservation non-profit. He taught safety and hazardous material management courses as well as facilitated workforce skills development and career counseling. Stanwood has served as post-secondary teacher and administrative professional for the Town of Ashby and City of Lowell doing research, enforcement, materials management training and resource conservation development. Currently, Stanwood serves as Board of Director and Treasurer of Energy Federation, Inc. as well as Energy Efficiency and Recycling Coordinator for the Town of Ashby.