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GoodLeap Forms Advisory Council with Diverse Leadership and Expertise

Ten inaugural members bring deep experience in business, advocacy, and sustainable technology to help GoodLeap continue its exponential growth

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- GoodLeap, LLC, America's leading digital marketplace for sustainable solutions, announced today the formation of its Advisory Council. The Council will work closely with GoodLeap’s executive team to continue to drive growth across current and new aspects of the business. Specifically, the Council brings renowned experience from a variety of sectors, including Fortune 100 corporations and prominent non-profit organizations, and features leading technologists, celebrated activists, and entrepreneurs.

The ten inaugural members of GoodLeap’s Advisory Council are (in alphabetical order):

  • Willow Bay, Dean, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

  • Stephen DeBerry, Founder and Managing Partner, Bronze Investments

  • Ping Fu, American Entrepreneur

  • Tony Gonzalez, Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee, Actor, Philanthropist, Sports Analyst, Author, and Entrepreneur

  • Jeff Immelt, Venture Partner, New Enterprise Associates, Author, Former Chairman and CEO, GE

  • Edward Norton, Actor, Filmmaker, UN Goodwill Ambassador

  • M. Sanjayan, CEO, Conservation International

  • Blair Taylor, Managing Director of Talent & Organization, Inclusion & Diversity, North American Lead, Accenture

  • Penni Thow, Founder and CEO, Copper

  • Shailene Woodley, Actor and Activist

“In support of our mission to connect a world where everyone can live more sustainably, we must continue to expand our expertise,” said Hayes Barnard, founder, chairman and CEO of GoodLeap. “Our Advisory Council brings together an unparalleled group of successful leaders, brilliant thinkers, and activists who challenge us to think more broadly about how we achieve our objectives to care for the planet.”

About GoodLeap

GoodLeap is America's leading marketplace for sustainable solutions, delivering a digital-first experience that is simple, fast, and frictionless. GoodLeap's proprietary point-of-sale technology is actively used by more than 22,000 sales professionals, creating an efficient option for financial institutions to deploy their capital in high-performing ESG assets. GoodLeap has mobilized over $24 billion in financing for sustainable upgrades since 2018, empowering countless consumers to live a more sustainable lifestyle. GoodLeap is a proud partner of GivePower, an international nonprofit organization committed to deploying solar-powered clean water and clean energy systems to communities in need around the world. To learn more about GoodLeap, visit, follow and connect with us at


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