Executive Speaker Series: "Using Business As A Force For Good"

Date & Time:
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 -
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location:
Soda Activity Center: Claeys Lounge, 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga, CA 94575
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Description: 

Brian Durkee, President of Numi Organic Tea is on a mission to make Numi a worldwide leader in sustainable supply chain management. Durkee will explain Numi's approach of using business as a force for good. He'll explain how businesses can focus on human rights and climate change and still maintain a positive bottom line.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Brian Durkee President of Numitea. Saint Mary's College Executive Speaker SeriesBrian Durkee, President, Numi Organic Tea

Brian Durkee is a results-oriented business leader, an educator, and an advocate for change. He serves as President for Numi Organic Tea, where he has been instrumental to the company’s growth and organizational development for several years. He has also led Numi’s award-winning sustainable and socially responsible initiatives, including advancements in sustainable packaging, fair trade practices, and creating direct relationships that foster improved standards of living in the developing nations where tea is produced. Brian travels abroad frequently and has worked intimately with customers and suppliers from more than 35 countries.

In addition to Numi, Brian is an Adjunct Professor at CCA teaching in the MBA program in Design Strategy, a Board Member for the Numi Foundation, and an Advisory Board Member in OSC2’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition.

He holds an MBA from Saint Mary’s College and graduated Cum Laude from the University of San Francisco with a B.S. in Systems Management.

Contact: 

Questions about this event? Call (925) 631-4500 or email smcmba@stmarys-ca.edu.