Core Members

In December of 2012, OSC²  launched its first chapter, the OSC²  Core group. This membership is for established, mission-aligned, founders and CEO’s in the natural products industry.  Together, we work through tough business and industry challenges with a carefully facilitated agenda that involves thoughtful evaluation and meaningful connection.

Member Benefits

  • Monthly member meetings with other like-minded CEO’s and Founders
  • Company participation in all four of our OSC²  Working Groups – Finance, Operations, Marketing, and Sales
  • Access to OSC²  Natural Products University 
  • Mentorship opportunities with emerging, mission aligned OSC²  Rising Star  members
  • Preferred access to OSC²  events

Note: Participation is in the OSC² Packaging Coalition is available for an additional fee.

Membership Criteria

  • Company is approx. $10-$100 mil in revenues
  • Leader currently engaged in the business. He/she must be a CEO, President, or C-level founder
  • Leader models sustainable values in their life and business
  • Leader demonstrates high integrity, humility, confidentiality, and openness to giving/receiving constructive feedback
  • Leader resides in Northern California or is able to make at least 4 in-person meetings/year in the Bay Area
  • Company has a socially conscious and/or sustainability mission
  • Presence in the natural products industry, CPG or other strong sustainable cause
  • 100% non-GMO Food or agricultural products
  • Organic or strategy to move toward organic
  • Addressing a food system issue within the DNA of their company
  • B-Corp’s preferred or on the path
  • Non-competitive with other members – current members will validate

    Annual Membership Fee – $6,000

Inquiries

Interested in participating? Or know someone who might be a good fit?  OSC²  is currently seeking the best and brightest sustainable product leaders committed to making a positive impact on our industry, people, and environment. If you are interested in participating, please contact Lara Dickinson, Executive Director (lara@os2.org) by way of a referral, expressing your interest.

Current Members

Ahmed Rahim  OSC² Co-Founder & Director; CEO & Master Tea Blender, Numi Organic Tea 

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Lara Jackle DickinsonLara Jackle Dickinson  OSC² Co-Founder & Director; Natural Products Industry Marketing Executive 
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Michael Anzalone – OSC² Partnership & Project Manager
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Neil Blomquist – President, Sustainable Solutions
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Timothy Childs –Co-Founder and CEO of Treasure8
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Mike Forbes – Vice President of Marketing and Sales, California Olive Ranch 
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Joe GlorfieldJoe Glorfield – Executive, Verdure Ventures
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Chris MannChris Mann – CEO / Chairman of the Gourd, Guayaki Yerba Mate 
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Chris FruitGuysChris Mittelstaedt – Founder and CEO, The Fruit Guys
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Sheryl OLoughlinSheryl O’Loughlin – CEO, REBBL; Co-Founder, Plum; Former CEO Clif Bar
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Bill Reed – Co-Founder and CEO, Estancia Beef
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Ed RolletEdouard Rollet – Co-Founder and President, Alter Eco Americas 
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Jessica HeadshotJessica Crolick Rolph – Founder and COO,  Happy Family 
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John RoulacJohn W. Roulac – Author, Founder, CEO, Nutiva® 
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Jordan Rubin – Founder and CEO, Get Real Nutrition
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Mathieu SenardMathieu Senard  Co-Founder and CEO, Alter Eco Americas 
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Frederick SchillingFrederick Schilling – Co-CEO, Big Tree Farms 
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Les Szabo – Director of Constructive Capital, Dr. Bronner’s
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Rachid Ameziane Hassani – OSC² Design Partner 

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