Jonathan Lamb has undergraduate degrees in Economics, Risk Management and Insurance, and is a PhD in Economics dropout that has gone on to become an Entrepreneur and earn his MBA at North Carolina State University. Prior to starting seven small businesses, Lamb spent 8 years on a trading floor as a spot electricity trader, managing a book of business with over $3 billion in assets.
Don Piper has a BS in Geology/Oceanography from Duke University, and a Master of Science from Texas A&M University. Don is a former Mentor in Residence at the University of Arizona where he was recognized by Fortune Small Business and CNN/Money as “top in the field by colleagues, students, and entrepreneurs,” and was the creator of the MBA capstone course, Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship, at the Bainbridge Graduate Institute, now Pinchot University.
John Sturm is an Energy Industry Executive with over 30 years of experience in energy trading, enterprise risk management, strategic planning, training, regulatory, and power supply planning for electric utilities. John is the founder and owner of Resolution Energy, LLC, a power supply solutions-focused consulting company providing services to clients in strategic planning, RTO and market training, power supply planning and negotiations, risk management, and market and tariff opportunity evaluations.
Jason Mauck is obsessed with narrowing the gaps of agriculture. An apostle of relay cropping, Mauck is blazing a new path using cash and cover crops in unison. One middle at a time, the maverick grower is uncovering clues and running wide open toward greater farming efficiency. Jason is CEO of Mauck Farms, working 3,000 acres of corn, soybeans and wheat, in addition to 25,000 hogs per year. He is also the founder and CEO of Constant Canopy, where he is developing cutting edge farming methods that have set records for the highest commercial yield per acre for both corn and soybeans.
Jim Young has a BS in Geology from Texas A&M, a Masters in International Business from the University of South Carolina, and a Masters in Environmental Management and Recourse Economics and Policy from Duke University. Jim is founder and owner of Terraine, Inc, working on workflow for the US Government, State and Local Government, the US Military, and some of the world’s largest Electric Utilities.