1st MORNING MINGLE EVENT!
Kickstart your morning and join us for our 1st ever Morning Mingle!
Plus, stop by for great coffee on us.
Curious to mingle with some like-minded professionals in the natural products space? Or learn about our Naturally Bay Area Fall line-up?
Our morning gatherings will be THE place to network, and learn about a timely, hot topic.
Join us for a special kickoff of our 2018 fall programming. Meet the latest additions to the Naturally Bay Area team, as well as members of our Education Committee, Board of Directors, and fellow NBA members. We’ll also be sharing programming highlights for our upcoming season.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018: 7:45am – 8:45am
Moss Adams, 101 2nd Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94105
We’re making our 1st Morning Mingle free for everyone to join us but please still register to join us!
Free for Members and Non-Members!
MICHAEL ANZALONE: Program Director, NATURALLY BAY AREA
Over the past 10 years, Michael Anzalone has been leading the development of mission-driven communities here in the Bay Area. Michael joined the Naturally Bay Area team earlier this year to support this growing organization which serves Northern California’s thriving natural-products community.
In addition to his work with Naturally Bay Area, Michael also serves as Program Director for One Step Closer (OSC), a strategic member organization comprised of 25 CEOs/Founders of leading cause-based natural product companies, including Dr. Bronners, Guayaki, Happy Family, Numi Tea, Nutiva, and REBBL. Prior to his work with Naturally Bay Area, Michael served as Managing Director at Mission Hub, and the Managing Director of the David Brower Center, both progressive Bay Area based social action and enterprise communities.
CYNTHIA MAXEY: Partnerships & Community Development, NATURALLY BAY AREA
Cynthia Maxey oversees stewardship of Naturally Bay Area’s sponsors and development of its membership community. Cynthia enjoys building organizations and supporting early-stage Founders. She is Co-Founder of Food Funded and The Bay Area Food and Beverage Investor Fair, now in its ninth year. She currently serves with Better Food Ventures, an AgTech and FoodTech focused venture capital fund. Cynthia previously served as the first hire at Bee Partners, an early stage venture capital firm, where she helped grow the firm from $7M to $50M+ in AUM.
Cynthia is an avid supporter of UC Berkeley’s startup ecosystem where she has served as an advisor to the CITRIS Foundry and Berkeley SkyDeck accelerator programs, and produced the Berkeley-Haas Food Entrepreneurship Forum and the Berkeley Entrepreneurs Expo for numerous years, and was previously coordinator for CalFounders, UC Berkeley’s entrepreneurship alumni group. Cynthia has been recognized by the Haas School of Business with a Service Award for her efforts helping students excel in entrepreneurship.