Ag Innovations Adds Stellar Expertise to our Facilitation Team

Ag Innovations is pleased to announce the additions of Brooking Gatewood and Genevieve Taylor as Senior Facilitators. Joining Ag Innovations President Joseph McIntyre on the facilitation team, Brooking and Genevieve bring diverse expertise in social innovation labs, coalition-building, organizational development, and meeting and conference design and facilitation.

Brooking Gatewood comes to us after a decade as a sustainability strategist and process facilitator with organizations such as Global Footprint Network, where she produced the first international Ecological Footprint Conference and tripled their partner member network; Adaptive Edge, where she consulted with organizations and leaders navigating strategic uncertainty; SweetRush, Inc., where as a sustainability strategist she launched an innovative program bringing corporate social responsibility into the eLearning industry; and Groupaya, a collaboration consultancy where she further honed her design and facilitation practice with national networks in environmental policy and patient-centered health care research. Brooking holds a BA in environmental studies from Dartmouth College and an MA in organizations and management theory from UC Irvine, where she specialized in social networks and movements. Her background also includes training in systems theory, ecology, research, conflict resolution, mindfulness, group dynamics and counseling. Read her full bio here on the Ag Innovations website.

Genevieve Taylor has been a facilitator, trainer and consultant since 2004 with Global Genesis, where she served as an associate, project manager, and vice president. She has worked with dozens of public and private sector clients in collaboration, stakeholder engagement, and strategic planning; on teambuilding, executive coaching, and mediation; and designing and delivering dynamic, experiential trainings for leadership development. Genevieve was also a co-founding partner at CircadiaOne Consulting, a consulting firm that guides enterprise change towards sustainability, and she co-founded and directed the Sustainable Enterprise Conference. Genevieve began her work as a facilitator in leading experiential education programs in leadership and team development at the Four Winds ropes courses. After graduating from UC Berkeley with a degree in Political Science, she worked as a researcher at the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy. Read her full bio here on the Ag Innovations website.