Mike Bellamente is the co-owner and managing director of the Green Alliance, a New Hampshire-based network of businesses and consumers actively working toward a sustainable future. Prior to taking over the Green Alliance, Mike served as Head of Consumer Engagement for CDP, a global repository of corporate environmental data. Bellamente has written extensively on the topic of corporate sustainability with his work appearing in publications including, the Guardian, Huffington Post, GreenBiz.com, Sustainable Brands, CR Magazine, Grist and the Portsmouth Herald. In February 2012, he was named to Ethisphere’s list of 100 most influential people in business ethics. Mike received an MBA in International Business from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Plymouth State University.
Angel is an experienced theater and arts performer, and a Newmarket community leader. She has infectious enthusiasm for bringing people together and for all things that enhance quality of life for the residents of Newmarket and the surrounding towns. Angel has a Masters degree in Education from the Antioch New England Graduate School and works at Liberty Mutual in Dover. These days she can often be found either at a Millspace event or on the sidelines of the Newmarket athletic fields, cheering her youngest son Caleb on in his athletic endeavors.
Steve Taylor is a professor of leadership and creativity at the WPI Foisie School of Business. Taylor is the author of the books “Leadership Craft, Leadership Art” and “You¹re a Genius: Using Reflective Practice to Master the Craft of Leadership” and is the founding editor of the journal “Organizational Aesthetics”. Steve is also a playwright, whose plays have been performed in England, France, Poland, Canada, Denmark, New Zealand, Italy, Australia, and the United States.
Amy is a current business owner at the Newmarket Mill, and is a former resident of Newmarket. Amy is a fan of anything that promotes peace of mind and body. To that end, she has been practicing CranioSacral Therapy for more than ten years. She is licensed in both NH and Maine, and is Board Certified through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and BodyWork. Her experiences range from the spa environment to home visits for hospice patients and new moms.
John Herman is a local writer, improv comedian, and teacher. He serves on numerous non-profit civic and cultural boards, including the Newmarket Community Development Corporation. In his spare time, he has produced stage shows, film festivals, and even a board game.
With nearly twenty-five years of experience building brands through the development and nurturing of award-winning creative, Josh is a firm believer in the power of the big idea. In 2001 Josh formed Creative Co-op, a full service strategic advertising, marketing and branding agency, based on the philosophy that the most successful work is developed from a partnership perspective. As of 2016, the company has won more than 300 awards for work created for clients in a variety of industries.