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Presidio Alums Are Making Waves At South Pole

Sustainability, Community, Student Experience

South Pole, founded in 2006, began as a carbon offset project developer and has expanded into offering a wide variety of sustainability consulting services, impact investments, digital solutions, and more. The even cooler part? It currently employs a group of Presidio alums! Read more to learn about the incredible work happening at South Pole and …

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How A Greenhouse Project Is Supporting The Resurgence Of Small-Scale Agriculture In The Ozarks

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Alum John Chiles on how, alongside his father – also a BGI/Presidio alum – he became involved with Ozarks Renewal and the Hope’s Garden Project. Read more to learn about the incredible work taking place at Ozarks Renewal and what it means for the future of regenerative farming. Hello, John! Thanks for connecting with us. …

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Why Worker Cooperatives Are Integral To Sustainability and Economic Justice Movements.

Student Experience

Presidio Graduate School is unlike other graduate degree programs. Our curriculum integrates sustainability, equity, and social impact to equip and embolden students to reimagine systems and business models and identify projects and career paths that align with their values. Presidio stands behind and encourages students as they pursue individual interests and opportunities to create a …

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Electrifying The Future Of Sustainability With Presidio Alum Elena Olmedo

Sustainability, Community, Student Experience

Presidio MBA in Sustainable Solutions alum Elena Olmedo discusses building electrification, renewable energy, and working as a Building Electrification Advocate National Resource Defense Council (NRDC). Thank you so much for talking with us, Elena! Until recently, you worked as a Climate Advisor for National Resource Defense Council. Can you explain what that position does and …

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Presidian Reed Lewallen On How He’s Working To Make A Sustainable Impact In The Commercial Real Estate Industry

Community, Student Experience

Meet Reed Lewallen, an MBA in Sustainable Solutions candidate, who shares insight about career pivots, the built environment industry, greenwashing, and the real value Presidio professors bring to the classroom. Thank you so much for your time today, Reed! Can you tell us more about where you currently work and what inspired you to pursue …

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Why Presidio Alum James Parle Is Excited About Sustainability Consulting Now More Than Ever

Community, Student Experience

MBA alum James Parle on Presidio’s impact on his professional pursuits in entrepreneurship, cleantech, sustainability consulting, and his long-term passion for climate advocacy. Thank you so much for sitting down with us, James! Can you walk us through what you’re up to and how you landed your current role? I’ve worked as a self-employed consultant …

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One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure Takes On A New Meaning For Presidio Alum Allyn McAuley

Community, Student Experience

How an MBA from Presidio helped alum Allyn McAuley discover his passion for waste management.   Hello, Allyn! Thanks for connecting with us. Could you tell us where you currently work and what inspired you to pursue a career in that field? I work for the city of Fremont, CA, in the environmental services division, …

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Presidio’s Career Services Presents: Case Competitions

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At Presidio, we aim to prepare students for a professional life that lives at the intersection of their knowledge and passions. Whether you’re embarking on a new chapter in your career journey or restyling an existing career, our Office of Career Services looks forward to helping you identify and pursue opportunities that are both fulfilling …

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How Presidio’s MBA In Sustainable Solutions Curriculum Responds To Changes In The Sustainability And Social Justice Business Sphere

Presidio News, Sustainability, Student Experience

Maggie Winslow, Presidio Graduate School’s Academic Dean and Chief Academic Officer, sat down with us to explain how recent revisions to Presidio’s MBA program curriculum ensure that students have access to a degree program that mirrors rapid and real-time changes in the sustainable business sphere. In the spring of 2021, an initiative to review and …

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In Conversation With Presidio Alum Erick Salvatierra

Community, Student Experience

Erick Salvatierra, Director of Revenue Operations at Total Brain, on how he’s applying his Presidio Graduate School’s Dual MBA/MPA Degree in Sustainable Solutions to make an impact within and on the future of the health care industry. Erick, thank you so much for taking the time to talk with us today. Tell us more about …

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