Advisory Board Member Profiles

Laura Calderon

Sales Manager, DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite & Tenaya Lodge in Yosemite

Profile information coming soon.

Catherine C. Curry

Owner, C. Curry Design

Catherine Curry McNally is sole proprietor of C. Curry Design. As a native of Fresno, and having lived several years in San Francisco, she understands the needs and potential for sustainable growth in Fresno County. Upon completion of her bachelor’s degree at Fresno Pacific University, she continued her education at the Academy of Art in San Francisco. Catherine began her career as a graphic designer for a successful company in San Francisco and returned to Fresno to work in commercial real estate marketing. She grew her career and in 2007 she became the Marketing Director for the Economic Development Corporation serving Fresno County (EDC). After over 4 years with the EDC she developed and launched her own business as C. Curry Design.

Catherine understands the challenges and rewards of business ownership here in Fresno. Her clients can rely on her to be responsive and timely with all her projects, just as they treat their own clients. Catherine excels at creating visual representations of businesses and their goals that will help sell her clients’ visions.

Jackie Grazier

Marketing Director, Sun-Maid Growers

A lifelong resident and advocate for the Valley, Jackie Grazier has made environmental responsibility and sustainability an every day practice in her personal life, as well as a focus in her professional career. She serves as the Director of Client Services for Jeffrey Scott Agency, one of the Valley’s leading marketing and communications firms. However, she is never too far from her roots. Her primary focus is to manage public education campaigns that are dedicated to improving air quality, conserving and managing our water resources and protecting our valuable land assets. She has made educating the public about the need to reserve our planet for future generations her life’s work.

Jackie was a founding board member of the International Green Industry Hall of Fame since its inception. She served as its first secretary before moving onto the Advisory Council in 2011. She’s also the co-chair of the E.A.R.T.H. Committee for the Greater Fresno Area Chamber of Commerce focused on sustainability issues.

Brian Santos

Wells Fargo

During his 20 plus years as a banker, he has worked with a variety of companies, both private and public. He has expertise in a broad array of financial services including: senior debt financing, acquisition financing, tax exempt bond issuance, and cash management services. He works with a diverse client base in the industries of agriculture, food processing, healthcare, waste management and recycling, manufacturing, advertising and public service. His current customer base is heavily weighted with environmentally friendly companies and projects.

His exposure to successful eco-conscious business operators, as well as his young children, has sparked his interest in helping recognize and promote successful green companies.

Brian holds a Bachelors Degree in Agricultural Business, with a minor emphasis in marketing and finance, from California State University Fresno, where he graduated with honors.