James Floros Speaks at the Social Purpose Forum, Friday, October 21, 2016

Inspiring New Ideas for The ECO Economy –
A Social Purpose Forum by the EcoFest Team –

Friday, October 21
5:30 to 8:00
at the Seaside Center,
1613 Lake Dr., Encinitas, CA 92024 –

 ncea-party-flyer-8-5x11-2-webSee the amazing ‘Social Purpose Forum’ speakers and their bios below.  Register here for the Eco Celebration.

The North County Eco Alliance (NCEA) is a community platform for connecting organizations and business committed to sustainable living.

NCEA is celebrating 11 years of growing the EcoFocused community with the Annual Eco Alliance Celebration. This years theme is – ‘A Social Purpose Forum’. The evening will bring together influential leaders in the Sustainable Living, Purpose Driven and Socially Responsible Business Communities. The goal is to create an insightful and inspirational environment for the attendees and link them to the abundant local, regional and national resources.

Our goals include:

  • Achieve Prosperity While Pursuing Sustainable Living Goals
  • Embrace Purpose Driven Socially Responsible Businesses
  • Develop the Eco Economy and create New Job Opportunities

The Social Purpose Forum Speakers:

The Solar Powered Ice Cream Cart
    Tyler Norris, Founder, Go Soulr
A Winner of the 2016 Social Innovation Challenge

Feeding 100,000+ by Going Green
    James Floros, President and CEO of
        Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank

The Social Business Revolution 
    Andrew Hewitt, Founder, Game Changers 500

Community Food and Youth Initiatives
    Farmer D, Director of Agriculture, Coastal Roots Farm

Evening Festivities

5:30 Reception – Fun, Good Food, Libations

6:00 Keynote and Subject Matter Speakers

7:00 Active Networking, Surprise Dessert

8:00 Close

Speaker Bios

James (Jim) Floros joined the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank in 2013 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Jim has more than 33 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector. Jim served as the Director of Community Relations at the world headquarters of Project Concern International. From there Jim joined the San Diego Burn Institute where he served as their CEO for 20 years.

Tyler Norris Founder Go Soulr

Andrew Hewitt, Founder, Game Changers 500

Daron ‘Farmer D’ Joffe, Director of Agriculture, Coastal Roots Farm


About NCEA

The NCEA hosts the annual EcoFest environmental fair and offers workshops and collaboration services to help public and private sector members create an impact on our region. NCEA (aka Encinitas Environment Day, Inc) is a 501.c3 nonprofit organization. NCEA is a member of the Encinitas & Carlsbad Chambers of Commerce.