Meet the Team

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Project Coordinator

Michael is a recovering employment attorney, former Editor-in-Chief of the technology publication Engadget and current writer and advocate for creating more civically engaged, sustainable, ethical and empathetic businesses and communities. When he's not reading or exploring the coffee, food and culture of San Antonio, he's probably somewhere walking or petting his three dogs (Sydney, Diego and Nash).


Community Outreach Manager

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Amanda is a Designer, Entrepreneur, Vintage curator and Fashion Creative Director for Minx and Onyx. She has been in the fashion industry for over 25+ years. She has owned several businesses and continues to design, style and accessorize others on a daily basis.  As an artist, her love for art and design work have always been about empowering the individual.   She has a big place in her heart for the environment and for people, therefore SUSTAINABILITY is her focus. 

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Community Outreach

Khadijah Imani Elgaili is the creator of Ature Body Essence Luxury Parfum and Skin Care and the Essence Formulator for Ippodaro Organic Salon. She honed her skills in California and brought her dreams and aspirations of beauty wellness to South Texas. Her talent includes: fragrance production and marketing events held at big box stores where she has promoted high end brands.  You may find Khadijah scenting her clients with her full line of natural healing bath and body care products.