Laury Hammel, Executive Director, SBN

Laury founded the Sustainable Business Network (originally the Responsible Business Alliance) in 1988, and has been leading the sustainable business movement in Massachusetts ever since.  He is the owner and president of The Longfellow Clubs – a group of health and recreation clubs in the Greater Boston area- considered to be among the greenest health clubs in the U.S.  Laury has been the Executive Director of SBN since 2008 and provides overall leadership and visioning for the organization and its programs.  Laury has been instrumental in founding numerous additional regional and national networks including Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) and the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE).

Alex Barber, Program Coordinator, SBN

Alex graduated from Skidmore College, with a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Environmental Studies. At Skidmore, Alex developed his passion for sustainability by working in the Sustainable Skidmore office and sitting on Student Government as the Sustainability Senator.  In that role, Alex chaired the student Sustainability Committee and served as the student advocate on the Campus Sustainability Subcommittee.

When not in the office, Alex loves to play and watch baseball, and bake in his free time!


Brianna Fay, SBLP Intern

Brianna is currently a junior at the University of Vermont working to receive a B.A. in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Sustainability Studies, and minoring in Political Science. She is passionate about developing strategies to advance environmentally and socially sustainable business practices.

Brianna loves hiking, reading, singing and being outside whenever she can!



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