The ReUse People of America The ReUse People reduces the solid waste stream and changes the way the built environment is renewed by salvaging building materials and distributing them for reuse.
Advisor, Green Architecture
Jeff had his first experiences with architecture as a child and spent many years behind the hammer during adolescence, gaining knowledge of real world field conditions. He is the owner and lead architect of Jeannette Architects, Inc, located in Long Beach California and specializing in custom residential homes that preserve the delicate balance between the built structure and its impact on the environment. Jeff received his architectural degree from the University of Arizona.
Advisor, Green Building
Drew is the founder and president of DREW Maran Construction, Inc, a residential construction company recognized as a leading builder of green homes in Northern California. His commitment to preserving the environment has made green building central to the company's mission. A consultant and popular speaker, Drew is a member of the USGBC and E2, a sub-group of the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC), and serves on the board of Ecological Building Network.
David has enjoyed an entrepreneurial career spanning 40 years. He successfully launched three hi-tech manufacturing companies and, in addition to sitting on the board of The ReUse People, has been an officer and director at the San Diego World Trade Association, Computer Electronics Marketing Association and a founding member of the MIT Enterprise Forum, San Diego Chapter. He is the owner and president of The Crellen Company, an Internet development firm.
Charles Corbett, Ph.D. is professor of Operations Management and Environmental Management at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and Joseph J. Jacobs Term Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies. He has received numerous academic honors, including the Citibank Teaching Award in 2008, has taught internationally, and has presented over 100 seminars and lectures at institutions and conferences worldwide. A citizen of the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, he holds a Ph.D. from INSEAD in Fountainbleau and a doctorate from Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Advisor, Lumber and Building Materials Distribution
Carl founded Wholesale Lumber Associates in 1990 to distribute affordable new and used building materials to lumber yards in low-to-moderate income areas of Baja California. As a former contractor, realtor, housing rehabber, construction lender, L.A. Community Design Center and San Diego/Tijuana Habitat for Humanity board member, Carl knows the value that TRP materials contribute to affordable construction and micro-enterprise in Baja California. Carl earned his undergraduate degree at USC and an MBA at UCLA Anderson School.