Chrissie Clay

Chrissie Clay

Board Chair

Chrissie Clay is an attorney, a mother of three and an ardent supporter of Grades of Green…

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Camela Ott

Camela Ott

Vice Chair

Camela Ott was born and raised in Rockford, Illinois…

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Rachel

Rachel Tornek

Secretary

Rachel has been working in the environmental policy arena for two decades…

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David James

David James

Co-Treasurer

A financial advisor for nearly three decades, David brings extensive financial experience…

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Kimberly Nelson

Kimberly Nelson

Co-Treasurer

Kimberly Nelson has been advising clients on their fiscal health here in Los Angeles…

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Steven Davis

Steven Davis

M.D., Medical Director,
Breathe Clear Institute

Dr. Steven Davis is a Southern California native who attended college at…

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Shaya Kirkpatrick

Shaya Kirkpatrick

Co-Founder

Shaya Kirkpatrick is a Co-Founder of Grades of Green…

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Lisa

Lisa Coppedge

Co-Founder

Lisa Coppedge is a Co-Founder of Grades of Green…

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Kapil Singh

Partner and Portfolio Manager,
Ares Management

Kapil is originally from Calcutta, India, but spent most of his life in the Chicago area…

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Grades of Green’s Founders

Grades of Greens founders, from left: Shaya Kirkpatrick, Lisa Coppedge, Suzanne Kretschmer, and Kim Martin.
Grades of Green’s founders, from left:
Shaya Kirkpatrick, Lisa Coppedge, Suzanne Kretschmer, and Kim Martin.

Grades of Green was founded a decade ago by four eco-conscious moms with children attending Grand View Elementary in Manhattan Beach, California: Lisa Coppedge, Shaya Kirkpatrick, Suzanne Kretschmer, and Kim Martin. Find the rest of the story by exploring Grades of Green’s history.