Claudia Frere, Special Advisor to the Board Claudia serves as a Special Advisor to the Board. Returning for her fourth year, she previously held positions on the board as President in 2009-2010 and Membership & Technology Co-Chair in 2008-2009. She’s excited about contributing to Net Impact’s mission and collaborating with others whose purpose and values are inspired by creating positive social changes. Claudia started her career in the financial services industry prior to working in the nonprofit/social entrepreneurship sector in the San Francisco Bay Area. In these positions, she launched over forty corporate community programs for multinational companies and advised corporations with CSR implementations. Claudia graduated Cum Laude in Politics from the University of San Francisco with an emphasis in Political Development Theory. She has an MBA in Corporate Social Responsibility from Nottingham University Business School (UK), where she received a full scholarship from the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR). During her MBA, Claudia launched the business school’s first Net Impact chapter and led post-graduate members for environmental engagement programs, speaking events and community initiatives. Claudia is currently the Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Manager at the University of Washington.
__________________________________________________________________________________________Lisa Lisa Nager, Special Advisor to the Board Lisa joined the Net Impact Seattle board in 2009 after completing her MBA at The Wharton School. She was a board member 2009-2012 and recently became a Special Advisor. Lisa was a member of the 2008 Net Impact Conference Planning team at Wharton, leading the development of the CSR curriculum. Prior to business school, Lisa lived in New York City where she worked in marketing and brand management for Elizabeth Arden. She now works at Starbucks on the Global Consumer Products team. Lisa is from New York, and is living on the west coast for the first time after moving to Seattle in August 2009. She enjoys running, cooking, skiing, and learning about gardening.
Amy Winner, Special Advisor to the Board Amy returns to the Board for her fourth year, now as a Special Advisor. She was part of the group in 2008 that re-launched the Seattle Professional Chapter, and developed the Seattle Net Impact website. Since spending her childhood growing up on a farm, Amy’s always been interested in environmental and sustainability issues. Net Impact has been a perfect organization to meet like-minded professionals and learn more about the social responsibility movement in Seattle. She has 14+ years experience helping small businesses connect with their customers and build community through marketing, and currently is the General Manager at Pocock Racing Shells, a leading manufacturer of boats for the sport of rowing.