Who We Are

GreenBlue’s mission is to advance sustainable practices through education and collaboration, providing the necessary tools and resources for our stakeholders to take action.

We facilitate collaboration and impact across industries and sectors, because the changes we’re working towards require transforming systems and organizations at scale. Since our members are the ones putting materials into the world, we need them at the table if we are going to change their outputs and impacts for the better.

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A Positive Vision

Our team is driven to create positive change. As hard as this may be, we know we’re supported to choose courage over fear.


Leadership Team

Paul Nowak

Executive Director, GreenBlue

Karen Hagerman

Director, How2Recycle

Olga Kachook

Director, Sustainable Packaging Coalition

Barbara Fowler

Director, Marketing & Communications

Mike Tannenbaum

Director, Optimization & Sustainability

Kristin Deschner

Director, Membership Experience & Operations

Tom Pollock

Director, Strategic Partnerships

Ross Bergman

Director, Recycled Material Standard

Amelia Kibler

Director, Finance & Human Resources


Amanda Allwine

Project Associate, How2Recycle – Platform

Alessa Bazzi

Project Manager, How2Recycle

Allyson Wingert

CRM & Membership Manager

Amanda Ellen

Project Associate, How2Recycle

Amber Papa

Project Associate, How2Recycle

Anika Hager

Manager, Marketing & Communications

Annika Furr

Program Associate

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Brad Kurzynowski

Manager, Fiber, SPC

Cassandra Clayton

Senior Project Manager, How2Recycle

Elizabeth Ritch

Senior Manager, RMS & CleanGredients

Gabriella Hernandez

Senior Project Manager, How2Recycle

Jennifer McCambridge

Manager, SPC Education & Data

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MK Moore

Communications, Content & Design Manager

Jeremiah Wayman

Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications

Lauren Francis

Senior Manager, Events

Lauren Rowell

Project Manager, How2Recycle

Lucy Pierce

Senior Project Manager, SPC

Marina Solis

Project Manager, How2Recycle

Monica Rosquillas

Project Manager, How2Recycle

Nyssa Thongthai

Senior Project Manager, How2Recycle

Paula Leardini

Manager, Circular Plastics, SPC

Savannah Guinyard

Project Coordinator, How2Recycle

Shanala Fischer

Membership Analyst Coordinator, SPC

Sheila Anzures

Manager, SPC Stakeholder Engagement

Zoe Slutzky

Project Coordinator, How2Recycle


Joe Kofler

Delfort Group

Melissa Craig

The Clorox Company

Chris Davidson


Cheryl Lam


Dave McLain


Scott O. Seydel, Jr.

Seydel Companies

Matthew Thorsen

CVS Health

Jeff Wooster

Retired (formerly of Dow Chemical)

Join Our Team

Be a part of a team driven to create positive change.