Bonny Meyer is Principal of Meyer Family Enterprises. Bonny founded Silver Oak Cellars where she and her late husband, Justin, grew Silver Oak from a dream to a world-class producer of Cabernet Sauvignon. Bonny also founded Meyer Family Cellars where son Matt is Winery Manager and Winegrower. As Principal of Meyer Family Enterprises, Bonny oversees investment selection and the management of a number of positive impact companies. These businesses include, but are not limited to: Healthy Buildings, SureHarvest and Bridge International Academies. As a member of the Social Venture Network she is dedicated to promoting sustainable business practices that benefit all. A strategic philanthropist, Bonny is committed to programs that empower at-risk adolescents and adults like Summer Search, KickStart and EARN.
Bob Massaro, Founder
Bob has been in the business of Design/Build and Real Estate Development since 1981, and has built over 150 projects throughout Northern and Southern California. Since 1999 Bob has been C.E.O. of Healthy Buildings USA, the company he founded. Through out his 25-plus years in the industry, Bob has successfully directed staffs of architects, engineers, interior designers and construction personnel. In addition to executive management of the company, Bob leads research and development efforts into the use and application of new, sustainable and healthy materials and methods of construction. A leader in the green building industry, Bob frequently makes public presentations about the company, and its projects, in an effort to expand sustainable and healthy building practices.
Jeff Vander Clute, Founder
Jeff is helping to build a new world based on compassion, universal well-being, and the actualization of our potential for individual and collective thriving. He is a steward of Thriving Communities and is actively working with social transformation movements such as Compassionate Communities, the Happiness Initiative, and Occupy. Previously, as a software engineer, Jeff created an online publishing platform used by over 33 million people and a social-networking platform called Thrive used to “connect the global heart.” He serves as a director of the Compassionate Action Network, the Happiness Initiative, and Executive Director of New Stories – all 501(c)(3) nonprofits working to bring forth a more compassionate, just, and thriving society.
Susie has been with Thrive Napa Valley since its inception. She has been an active part of the Thrive team and contributed her enthusiasm and unreserved energy to the project. A dedicated advocate of change, she helped bring forth a vision of a sustainable world by starting at the local level. Susie worked in the hospitality industry for 30 years. She has moved out of the area and we thank her for her past dedication to Thrive Napa Valley.