Jim Epstein is the founder and Chairman of EFO Capital Management Inc., a family investment firm based in Washington D.C. where he has worked for the last 30 years. The firm has a highly diversified investment base in stocks, bonds, real estate, private equity and venture capital. The firm also manages tax and estate planning for the family. Jim is the developer of Belmont Bay, a mixed-use, pedestrian friendly community on the Occoquan River near Woodbridge, Virginia and is finalizing plans for a village development at the north end of Culpeper County, Virginia.
In early 2011, he founded Blue Ridge Produce, a local food aggregation operation that sources food from Virginia and the eastern seaboard for sale to grocery stores and wholesale and institution buyers in the Washington Metropolitan area. Jim is also a member of the Congress of New Urbanism and Social Venture Network. He has served as Chairman of Dance Place and DC Green works, as a Board member at Trickles Foundation, and as an Emeritus member at Pathfinder International.
Alicia Epstein Korten
Alicia Epstein Korten, culture consultant and CEO for ReNual, has seen how a purposeful culture shaped by core values can set an office on fire with new ideas, engaged employees, happy customers, stories that the media love and increased profits. Helping guide and communicate that transformation fuels her passion.
Her clients include Levi’s, Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group, Mary’s Gone Crackers, the Ford Foundation, Longfellow Sports Club and the United Nations. Alicia is a frequent speaker on values, culture and storytelling and her latest book Change Philanthropy is the winner of an Axiom Business Book Award gold medal. She is a contributing author to Wake Me Up When the Data Is Over: How Organizations Use Stories to Drive Results and an affiliate of the Social Venture Network, a Fulbright Scholar and a graduate of Brown University.
Contact Alicia and ReNual for a free consultation via email or by phone at (703) 875-9139, connect with her on Twitter @beyorbrand, subscribe to ReNual's YouTube channel or sign up for the ReNual newsletter and videos highlighting organizations with strong cultures at www.renual.com.