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The Core Team

The founding CDI team is a network of professionals who contribute their considerable skill, talents and vision towards the CDI mission. 

Tokya Dammond

Tokya Dammond

Co-founder, Social-Environmental Entrepreneur

Tokya is the president of SymBio, an organic supply chain developer that has been leveraging the organic agricultural sector to address climate change for the past 30 years. Tokya offers his wealth of knowledge and global connections to CDI.  

Matt Bartley

Matt Bartley

Exec. Producer/Director

Director and Producer of network hits such as The Apprentice, Biggest Loser, Survivor, Project Runway, American Ninja Warrior, and many others. Matt heads CDI’s in-house production team.

Maya van der Meer

Maya van der Meer

Co-founder, Network Architect

Maya has been assisting companies with a positive impact to achieve their goals for the past 15 years. She brings a suite of services to CDI, from branding and market strategy to design and development.

Christian Cordeaux

Christian Cordeaux

Exec. Producer/Director

Writer and Director of Soul Benefit, a series for Australian TV that focused on the expansion and benefits of alternative therapies and complementary medicine. Christian brings his considerable talents to the CDI production team. 

Mary Johnson

Mary Johnson

Regenerative Supply Specialist

Mary is an international expert on sustainable agriculture, permaculture, founder of Regenerative Farms and former Director of the Carbon Farming Innovation Network at Green America. 

 

Aaron Saari

Aaron Saari

Digital Marketing Expert

Aaron has helped over 20 startups and small businesses grow through a combination of automation, digital marketing, and strategic storytelling. 

Jonathan Gelbard

Jonathan Gelbard

Lead Conservation Scientist

Jonathan is Director of Integrative Conservation at Conservation Value Solutions, where he excels at translating science into regenerative land management solutions that generate triple-bottom-line benefits. He offers CDI cutting edge scientific advisory services that include a five-step process for maximizing the positive impact of supply chain sustainability initiatives.

Dave Pavoni

Dave Pavoni

Exec. Producer/Director

Dave Pavoni has a decade plus of experience writing, producing and show-running content for major cable networks and online sites including History Channel, Discovery, National Geographic and Funny or Die. He has also written for network sitcoms and is a published author.