Jay Lucas, LB Equity

Jay Lucas Founder & Managing Partner, LB Equity Jay Lucas is the founder and managing partner of LB Equity, investing in emerging, purpose-driven brands in beauty, wellness and personal care. He is also president of The Lucas Group, a strategy consulting firm he founded in 1991 that focuses on the specialized needs of private equity investors and their portfolio companies. Previously a partner of Bain…

Barry Goldstein, Arch Amenities

Barry Goldstein CEO, Arch Amenities  With over a 30-year track record of successful strategic leadership, Barry Goldstein is best known for being an innovative transformation visionary who creates value by growing revenue through the optimization of sales, marketing, digital, distribution and technology.  His strengths are in managing organizational change to achieve maximum results and a superior customer experience. ​He has held executive positions at Wyndham…

Clint Beaty, Tavistock

Clint Beaty Senior Vice President Operations, Tavistock As SVP of operations at Tavistock Development Company, Clint Beaty leads the team responsible for the development of the Sunbridge community in Central Florida. Previously, Clint served as SVP at CNL Financial Group and assisted the general counsel in resolving legal matters and managing asset acquisitions. He also has experience in nonprofit organizations, such as the director of…

Richard Gere, Actor, Advocate & Humanitarian

Richard Gere Actor, Advocate & Humanitarian Richard Gere has been a visionary leader in humanitarian and environmental efforts for more than 30 years. He is the co-founder of the Directors for the International Campaign for Tibet. For the past 10 years, Richard has been involved in a property development called “Xala” on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, in the state of Jalisco. Xala is a…

Steve Nygren, Serenbe

Steve Nygren Founder & CEO, Serenbe Steve Nygren is the founder of Serenbe, a wellness community created as a biophilic model to demonstrate that preserving 70% of green space, interlaced with agriculture, art, housing and retail, is not only economically viable but the future of community wellbeing. Steve currently serves on multiple national boards, including The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Children & Nature Network and…

Gemma Jennings, BBC Studios

Gemma Jennings Global Vice President of Programme Partnerships, BBC Studios Gemma Jennings is global vice president of programme partnerships at BBC StoryWorks. She is responsible for the organization’s international partnerships strategy, managing a talented team to create meaningful and memorable content campaigns that win audiences, awards and valued partners. Since joining the BBC in 2017, Gemma has led the creation of solutions-focused series combining the BBC’s…