Our Sponsors

Naturally Bay Area wouldn't exist without these folks. Be nice to them—or, better yet, become one of them. Meet our Sponsor companies. From small to large, start-up to established, they're all committed to supporting our Naturally Bay Area mission and activities.

Premier Sponsors

Thank You

to all our sponsors

  • Heff­ernan Insurance Brokers

    Heff­ernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. He­ffernan provides comprehensive business insurance, personal insurance, employee benefits and financial services products to a wide range of businesses and individuals nationwide. With a commitment to people, we value a culture dedicated to serving our clients’ needs in an effort to protect their valuable assets and assist in making smart decisions for their business or family.

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  • Moss Adams

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  • Cultivate Creations

    Cultivate Creations is a boutique marketing, strategy, and innovation consulting firm focused on driving expansive growth for emerging and established natural and organic brands.

    We partner with companies from the seed of an idea to launch to in-market activation, and are on a mission to bring responsible products to the world. We love smart strategy and design, and believe in unique, breakthrough ideas that will be insanely successful.

    Our 360° holistic approach ensures the foundation for smart decision making and effective plans that are successfully executed.

    When we engage with you, we won’t just treat you like a partner…we treat your business like it’s ours. It’s personal to us and hope it is to you too.



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  • Luke’s Circle

    Luke’s Circle is a fast-growing, email-based network that connects talented professionals with insider opportunities at growing companies. It’s quickly grown to become the best way for professionals to find out about the most desirable opportunities at some of the best up-and-coming companies. The jobs distributed through the Circle are normally difficult to otherwise hear about.

    Luke’s Circle was founded by Luke Vernon, an entrepreneur and leader based in Boulder, Colorado. Luke is a Managing Partner of Ridgeline Ventures, an investor in natural foods, active lifestyle, and health and wellness companies. Luke was previously the COO of fast-growing Eco-Products, Inc. when he started the site. He wanted a better way to find talented professionals and maintain contact with those people as his company had many jobs to fill. He created Luke’s Circle and opened it up to other employers to distribute jobs through as well.

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  • Whole Foods Market

    Who are we? Well, we seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture. Add to that the excitement and fun we bring to shopping for groceries, and you start to get a sense of what we’re all about. Oh yeah, we’re a mission-driven company too.

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  • Compass Natural

    Based in Boulder, Colorado – considered by many to be the “Epicenter of the Natural Products Industry,” Compass Natural is a boutique digital marketing, branding, PR, and business development agency serving the rapidly growing market for natural, organic, socially responsible, eco-friendly and other healthy lifestyles products. Founded in late 2001 and driven by a commitment to create a better world through business, Compass Natural has been a leader in the Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability (LOHAS) market.

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  • The Burbank Hafeli Schiller Group – Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management

    The Burbank Hafeli Schiller Group at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management has focused on helping food, beverage and consumer products entrepreneurs prepare for success and manage their financial lives for over 25 years. Mike Burbank’s family co-founded Bristol Farms, which was acquired by Albertsons in 2004, and Mike experienced the challenges of growing a business, coordinating tax and estate planning advice, and diversifying after a liquidity event first hand. Today the Burbank Hafeli Schiller Group manages over $1.7 billion and has been recognized by the Financial Times as one of the Top 400 Advisors in the United States every year from 2013 to 2017.

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