Michael Bartner is Associate Director of Slow Money, a 501 c 3 formed in 2008 to catalyze the flow of investment capital to local food systems.
's vision is to change what it means to be an investor in the 21st century, promoting principles of soil fertility, sense of place and cultural, ecological & economic diversity.
For six years, through 2008, Michael worked with Investors' Circle, a network of angel investors, family offices, and social purpose funds and foundations that has invested $145 million in 220 early stage sustainability-promoting ventures and venture funds, since 1992.
previously worked with the Carter Center's
Global Development Initiative, SustainAbility in London, and Park Pride in Atlanta where he
taught environmental science to underprivileged children.
Michael has a BA in Environmental Science and Political Science from Emory University and the London School of Economics.
is currently taking courses towards his MBA
at Northeastern University