Jonas Clark and Amanda Rinderle, Tuckerman & Co.
Jonas and Amanda are co-founders of Tuckerman & Co.—a mission-driven brand that provides great-fitting, professional clothing that is sustainably sourced and manufactured. Their first product is an organic cotton dress shirt—made from premium Italian fabric and manufactured in Fall River, Massachusetts. Each Tuckerman shirt saves ¾ of a pound of pesticides from being used. They raised more than 150% of their Kickstarter goal and are in the process of completing their first production run. Tuckerman & Co is also the first Benefit Corporation launched out of Yale.
Jonas and Amanda are both students at Yale School of Management and will be graduating in May. Previously, Jonas worked as a Dean at Harvard College. He received his M.Div. from Harvard University and B.A. from Haverford College. Amanda was previously a social impact consultant at FSG and life sciences consultant at Trinity Partners. She received her A.B. from Princeton University.
Nancy E. Pfund is Founder and Managing Partner of Investors, a venture capital firm located in San Francisco, whose goal is to combine top-tier financial returns with meaningful social, economic and environmental returns in the regions and sectors in which it invests. As a leading player in the growing field of “impact investing”, has helped to reveal the power of venture capital to promote social change and environmental improvement, and Ms. Pfund writes and speaks frequently on this topic. Ms. Pfund currently sponsors or sits on the board of directors of several companies, including; SolarCity (: ) on both the audit and compensation committees, BrightSource Energy, Primus Power, Eco.logic Brands, EcoScraps, OPx Biotechnologies, Powergenix and, prior to their public offerings, Tesla Motors and Pandora Media. Prior to founding , Ms. Pfund was a Managing Director in Venture Capital at JPMorgan, having started her investment career at Hambrecht & Quist in 1984. Previously, Ms. Pfund worked at Intel Corporation, the State of California, Stanford University and the Sierra Club.
Seth and Barry are the authors of the New York Times bestseller Mission in a Bottle, a business book told in comic book form, which was published in September 2013.