Mary Singer, CCIM, CPM - CEO and Founder
MARY SINGER is the Founder and CEO of CRG Sustainable Solutions. She and her colleagues specializes in corporate sustainability planning, and vendor performance assessments with key suppliers along the supply chain to deliver a competitive advantage.
Primarily focused on women and minority owned companies throughout the supply chain, Mary extends her business practice to key strategic fields of resource efficiency and supply chain risk for small-to-medium sized businesses and non-profits. Mary has created and managed programs in waste reduction, green gatherings, change management and employee engagement training. Borrowing from the established models used by larger corporations, Mary’s strength is in breaking down the broad, complex conversations around sustainability into transferable opportunities.
Mary Singer’s clients learn more effectively to engage their employees, work creatively with suppliers and contractors, and serve their communities—all while planning and running her business where she practices balancing the need for economic growth, with environmental protection and social equality. This deeper commitment to the new energy era supports her desire to help companies and communities make smarter choices to protect our natural resources. Reducing waste and inefficiency within an organization saves money and protects the environment.
Shawn R. Jones, PhD - Supply Chain Management Specialist
Dr. Shawn Jones helps companies ensure that supply chain optimization integrates sustainability goals for corporations and their suppliers as a source of competitive differentiation. Dr. Jones began his professional career in the United States Air Force where he attained the rank of Major as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer. His assignments included combat deployments to Southwest Asia and stateside bases in California, Utah, New Jersey, and Ohio.
Dr. Jones received his PhD from Michigan State University in 2008. His research and teaching interests include managing information and knowledge within supply chain environments, transient supply chains, project management, supplier development, simulation as a training tool, and developing supply chain leaders. He is also an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management in the Marketing and Supply Chain Management Department of a nationally ranked urban university. He now brings his capabilities to CRG SustainableSolutions as more businesses look to become leaders in driving value through the supply chain to the bottom line.
Anthony Gilbreath, Sustainability Specialist
Anthony has over 15 years' experience in oil & gas, alternative energy and sustainability consulting. He developed the sustainability consulting products for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) EMEA during his time as their Lead Sustainability Consultant.
Anthony holds a Master of International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Management Information Systems) and Bachelor of Arts (Russian Language) from the University of Oklahoma.
In his role at CRGss, Anthony brings the expertise of helping organizations develop comprehensive sustainability programs. He authored the CurrentState Sustainability Audit (a CRGss exclusive) which is a tool providing an organization with a complete sustainability implementation plan. Use of this powerful tool has saved clients critical time and money in their pursuit of a triple-bottom line.
He has worked with a wide range of international clients, including BAE Systems, Raytheon, Unilever, Gazprom, Bombardier, Transport for London, Virgin, SAP, and others.
Sondra Wilson, Operations Manager
Ms. Wilson has been the Operations Manager at CRGss for over 18 years. In this role, she has managed CRGss' personnel, resources, and its business connections for companies that support the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
She has managed internal and external programs to facilitate women business within CRGss and for her community. Her leadership includes promoting sustainability goals and capturing the efficiency metrics needed for optimal resource use. She coordinates CRGss' quality assurance standards and provides feedback to employees and customers.
Greg Mitchell - Strategy and Operations Specialist
Greg Mitchell’s unique background helps identify opportunities and unlock value for CRG Sustainable Solutions clients. Our team takes advantage of Greg’s 30 years developing strategy and executing business plans. Greg draws on real experience to improve value for our clients, by identifying and implementing opportunities that utilize his experience in all major business functions. Greg also has experience merging business cultures and integrating international business cultures. Greg’s passion is to help businesses improve profitability and recognize their potential by working across all aspects of the business to implement metrics, improve communication and simplify operations. Greg’s talent helps extend the effectiveness of our customers supply chain partnerships.
Greg has worked with businesses with a wide range of capability and size, from start-up to Fortune 100. He has experience in manufacturing, distribution, converting and service businesses in the paper, medical, photographic, printing and retail segments.
Fred Ellrich, Ed. D. Learning and Change Management Specialist
With thirty years of business experience and a doctorate in organizational learning, Fred is helping organizations collaborate more effectively and manage change through a focus on people, processes, and performance. His experience in marketing, customer service, supply chain, and project management positions him to create targeted learning interventions with any level in an organization that highlight expectations and accountability. Key competencies include leadership through consensus and cross-functional teamwork, measurable business results through process innovation & high employee engagement and a strong customer focus through research and customer involvement.
Recent assignments have included leadership development, diversity & inclusion, project management, communications, & strategic planning.
Jennifer Woofter, Sustainability Specialist
Jennifer has over 15 years' experience in the fields of organizational sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and socially responsible investing.
She has worked with more than 50 clients on projects including Green Auditing, Sustainability Planning, Carbon Footprint Analysis, Stakeholder Engagement, Training and Facilitation and Sustainability Reporting. She currently manages an association of more than 650 professionals with expertise in virtually every area of sustainability.
Jennifer is a member of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) and Net Impact and has authored a number of sustainability-related articles and reports. She speaks regularly on panels, working groups, webinars and at conferences. She is a regular contributor to publications including Environmental Leader, CRSwire and the Toronto Sustainability Speakers Series.
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Oregon and a Master of Arts in Political Science from Virginia Tech. She also holds a Master of Science in Strategic Leadership Towards Sustainability from the Blekinge Institute of Technology in Karlskrona, Sweden, where she studied under Karl-Henrik Robert, founder of The Natural Step.
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