We are proud to have a team of incredible staff and board members working to serve our members and further the mission of New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility. Our people, ultimately, are our greatest asset.
Nixon Peabody LLP
Mark has presented to the New Hampshire Business and Industry Association on the future of energy infrastructure projects in NH and was selected by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” for commercial real estate, land use and zoning law in 2014 and 2015. Mark graduated from the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Leadership Academy in 2012 and from Leadership Greater Concord, NH in 2014. He is a founding member of Fostering Legal Independence, an award winning program assisting children “aging out” of the foster care system. Mark received his bachelor’s degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and attended Vermont Law School. In addition to NHBSR, Mark serves on the Town of Hopkinton, NH Economic Development Committee, his hometown.
Head of Marketing
Normandeau AssociatesMarianne Bradley is Head of Marketing at Normandeau Associates, Inc. She specializes in digital marketing strategy and is passionate about content creation through organic storytelling. She leads Normandeau’s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and serves on the ESOP Advisory Committee as well. She has been on NHBSR’s Measure What Matters subcommittee since 2021 and most recently co-hosted the 2023 Sustainability Awards. With nearly 20 years’ experience in the publishing and marketing industries, she has served as Senior Editor, Copyeditor, Editorial Project Manager, Technical Writer/Editor, Editorial Specialist, Marketing Coordinator, and Marketing Specialist. Marianne has her MA in Literature from Fitchburg State University.
Fleet Electrification at Merchants Fleet
Coast of Maine
Erik received an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in 2000, following his desire to integrate sustainability into the mission and operations of companies. Erik previously worked in the environmental field, first as a researcher for the paper industry and then as a project manager for ENSR International (now AECOM) where he focused on water quality issues. He also has an MS and BS in Environmental and Civil Engineering from Tufts University.
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
36creativeSteve Gabriel is a co-founder and Managing Partner at 36creative, a leading brand marketing and creative strategy agency headquartered in Salem, NH. As a service provider and consultancy firm, Steve and his team get to intimately learn about the inner workings of top brands, companies, non-profits, and organizations throughout the country to help them achieve increased success. Steve was raised in Southern NH, and before starting 36creative, he graduated from Northeastern with honors and worked at Fidelity Investments, Standard & Poors (S&P), and FedEx Trade Network. Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability is something that 36creative believes in strongly, implementing a comprehensive program for employees at all levels to participate in and engage with throughout the year.
BerryDunn’s Financial Services Practice GroupJennifer Gureckis is a senior manager in BerryDunn’s Financial Services Practice Group, and provides audit and accounting services for banks, credit unions, and trust companies. She also provides employee benefit plan audit services for organizations in a variety of industries. With over 850 employees and offices across the country, BerryDunn is the top ranked CPA firm headquartered in New England. For the past 16 years, Jennifer has worked out of the Manchester office and helped develop sustainable practices within the office. Jennifer has her MSA from the University of New Hampshire.
Small Business Technical Assistance Program Manager
NH Department of Environmental Services
Career Development Manager
CirtronicsJessica Kinsey is the Career Development Manager at Cirtronics Corp., a contract manufacturing company in Milford, NH. She leads the Cirtronics’ Learning Center which is dedicated to professional and organizational growth and cultural sustainability. With over 15 years of experience, Jessica has served in a variety of leadership roles for non-profit and higher education organizations before joining the Cirtronics family. Born and raised in Mason City, IA, Jessica graduated from the College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University in St. Joseph, MN with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater.
Founder and CEO
Green Wave EV
Prior to Green Wave, Jesse was the Vice President of Sales and Service for Mobility Works, a national company selling wheelchair accessible vehicles, vehicle modifications, and home modifications for people with disabilities, with over 90 locations nationwide, with corporate offices in Londonderry. He has worked serving people with disabilities his entire career, serving Easter Seals in NH and NYC for 6 years before joining the Mobility Vehicle Industry in 2012. In his work in the Mobility Industry, Jesse has been instrumental in expanding wheelchair taxi access nationwide, working with state and municipal regulators and fleet owners across the country to expand access to transportation for people with disabilities. Jesse also founded the Social Responsibility Committee at MobilityWorks, and has championed projects including tuition reimbursement, volunteerism, and energy use reduction. In his work with Easter Seals, he developed the curriculum for passenger assistance for all NYC and DC taxi fleets. Jesse works with and leads teams to work with veterans’ agencies, disability charities and support organizations, schools, and seniors’ service facilities to give greater access to communities for people who use wheelchairs. Jesse also serves as a member of the New Hampshire Governor’s State Coordinating Council for Community Transportation, representing the private sector. Since 2019, Jesse has served on the NHBSR Measure What Matters Committee, and he co-hosted the First Annual Sustainability Awards in March, 2020 as well as co-hosting the Sustainability Slam in the fall of that year. And with his wife and two children, he leads the Seacoast’s only family-friendly hip-hop band, Rock Street, which was featured in TEDx Portsmouth 2019 and in Portsmouth Living Magazine.
Atlanta started her professional life as a political organizer – first for an electoral campaign and then for Public Citizen’s CongressWatch, a national consumer advocacy organization based in Washington D.C.. She then took her organizing skills to the for profit world as National Public Affairs Manager for The Body Shop. In that role she managed the company’s public awareness and action campaigns that launched in stores nationwide. After business school, Atlanta served as an Associate Program Manager for Population Services International’s AIDS prevention programs in West Africa. She then worked as an independent consultant for Maine Businesses for Social Responsibility and for a number of micro enterprises in mid-coast Maine.
Atlanta holds a Bachelor of Art in Political Science from Duke University and an MBA from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina where she concentrated her studies in Marketing and Sustainable Enterprise.
Co-Founder and COO
operations and a lawyer that is passionate about promoting Diversity, Equity, and
Inclusion (DEI). As the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of DEI Directive, a
technology company offering a comprehensive DEI Intelligence Platform that empowers HR and DEI Professionals to monitor and measure the impact of their initiatives using data analytics. Flo is also the creator and host of two TV shows in New Hampshire. “Get Tech Smart” educates viewers about tech innovations, while “Get Resource Smart” spotlights organizations providing essential community resources. In addition, Flo is an alumnus of the LinkedIn Accelerator Program: Technology and Innovation. During the program, she created innovative content that featured diverse women in tech. Flo advocates for access to STEAM education for ALL, Women in Tech, and Diversity in Tech. Her advocacy has earned her recognition, including being honored with the prestigious NH Business Review Outstanding Women in Business 2023 award and named NH Tech Alliance Tech Professional of the Year 2023. Flo is a philanthropist who volunteers on multiple boards and mentors underrepresented tech and legal professionals. She hosts DEI Networking events in New Hampshire, fostering community engagement and collaboration for inclusivity.
Owner & Media Director
Richardson Media Group
A lifelong native of Massachusetts recently settled in New Hampshire, Anne earned a B.A. from Bowdoin College and a master’s from Lesley University. She brings her innate curiosity and strong communication skills to the NHBSR board of directors and looks forward to continuing to expand her agency’s footprint within the New England business community and beyond.
Vice President, Business Development
Pax World Funds/Impax Asset ManagementChris is Vice President, Business Development at Pax World Investments. Pax World is a leader in the field of Sustainable Investing, which incorporates environmental, social, and governance factors into decision making and financial analysis. Chris joined Pax World in 2013 and has over 7 years of experience in financial services. In his role at Pax World, he is responsible for helping financial intermediaries implement sustainability factors into their businesses. He educates financial professionals on the importance of incorporating ESG factors into investment analysis. Chris earned his B.S. from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire.
Community Relations Manager
Melissa is a graduate of Lyndon State College in Vermont, where she was part of the Arthur B. Elliot honor society and earned her BA in Psychology. She also attained a Broadcast Journalism certificate from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting.
Melissa’s work on a Methamphetamine Awareness and Prevention campaign for Centerstone Behavioral Health received a Bronze TELLE and Gold Addy Award.
Melissa has volunteered time with many local non-profits and served as the VP of Communications for the Merrimack Chamber of Commerce, Auction and Marketing Chair for the Animal Rescue League of NH, and currently is part of the Nashua Department of Public Health and Community Service’s Access to Healthcare Work Group and is on the Board of Trustees for the YMCA of Greater Nashua. She has also run the Boston Marathon the past two years for Boston Children’s Hospital. Melissa’s favorite pass time is spending time with her husband Kevin, son Levi. She also enjoys running, gardening, cooking, and reading when time permits.
Vice President, Business Development