Rising Star Members

The Next Chapter…

OSC² is excited to announce the launch of it’s next chapter, the OSC² Rising Star group. This membership is for emerging, mission-aligned, founders and CEO’s in the natural products industry.

OSC² is currently seeking the best and brightest sustainable product leaders committed to making a positive impact on our industry, people, and environment.

Member Benefits

  • Quarterly member meetings with other like-minded CEO’s and Founders
  • Present/attend one or our OSC² Core Member meetings per year
  • Participation in one of our three OSC² Working Groups (Finance, Supply Chain, or Marketing)
  • Access to OSC²  Natural Products University workshops and continuing-ed courses
  • Mentorship opportunities with OSC2 core-members
  • Preferred access to OSC2 events

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

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OSC² would like to thank New Resource Bank for its support of the Rising Star Chapter! 

Charter Members

Lisa Curtis – CEO & Co-Founder, Kuli Kuli Foods
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Sarah Gordon – Co-Founder, Square Organics
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Miyoko Schinner – CEO and Founder, Miyoko’s Kitchen
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Jesse SolomonJesse Solomon – CEO and Founder, Emmer & Co.
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Membership Criteria

  • 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 is approx. $1-$10 mil in revenues
  • 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 – $3,000

Inquiries

Interested in participating? Or know someone who might be a good fit? OSC2 is seeking membership nominations for the Rising Star group. We will be adding 5-7 additional members in 2017!   If you are interested in participating, please contact our Program Director, Michael Anzalone (michael@osc2.org), or Lara Dickinson, Executive Director (lara@os2.org) by way of a referral, expressing your interest.