"Rick Larson is Director of Sustainable Ventures at The Conservation Fund, a national land and water conservation organization with a dual mission of environmental protection and economic development.
"He previously served as Managing Director for SJF Ventures, a $45 M venture capital fund focused on the clean technology and business services sectors. Prior to his role at SJF Ventures, he held positions with REAL Enterprises, where he was National Director of a nationwide entrepreneurship education program, and with the Cummins Engine Company, where he worked as a shop floor supervisor and controller in manufacturing. Larson earned an MBA from the Yale School of Management, and a BA from Amherst College. Larson enjoys traveling, tennis, snow skiing, tree house-grade carpentry and spending time with his family." 
- Director, Fair Trade USA