Our people are our most valuable asset. SASB’s ability to connect businesses and investors on the financial impacts of sustainability starts with our team of smart, dedicated professionals. We bring diverse experiences and backgrounds, but share a mutual passion for unlocking the full power of financial markets as a force for sustainable, inclusive economic growth.
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Katie Schmitz Eulitt joined SASB at its inception and now serves on SASB’s Capital Markets Policy and Outreach team, cultivating awareness of SASB standards and tools among investors. She co-manages SASB’s Investor Advisory Group and also curates and edits ESG Integration Insights, an ongoing series of case studies examining the use of SASB tools by investors across asset classes, markets, and investment strategies.
Ms. Schmitz Eulitt’s career encompasses over 25 years of international sustainability experience across a broad range of industries, including; finance; oil & gas; renewable energy; water purification in developing markets, and; forestry and watershed management.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Japanese from the University of California, Berkeley, an MBA from l’Institut Européen d’Administration des Affaires (INSEAD) in Fontainebleau, France, and an executive certificate in sustainability from the Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco. Ms. Schmitz Eulitt serves as a judge of the UC Berkeley’s Big Ideas at Berkeley annual competition.
Education & Partnerships
Blaine Pedlow works to create partnerships with individual donors looking to support the mission and vision of SASB. He is drawn to working with SASB through his background in environmental science and a belief in the potential of transparent markets to help drive greater sustainability.
Prior to joining SASB, Mr. Pedlow has worked in university development at Stanford University and, most recently, University of California, Berkeley, his alma mater. He is an avid sailor and competes internationally in a variety of classes.
Bret Blount leads content strategy and integrated marketing programs that promote the global use of SASB Standards, resources, and products. He brings to SASB more than 20 years of experience managing global communications and digital content initiatives for B2B and B2C technology companies. Prior to SASB, Blount led strategy and account teams at Lemonade, a content marketing agency that drives growth through powerful brand stories and strategic digital engagement. He was recently recognized as one of 70 Most Influential Leaders in Digital by the United Nations Foundation.
As Programming and Events Lead, Lois Wilkins oversees the production of SASB's events calendar, including managing SASB's speaking talent and engagements. Ms. Wilkins is an accomplished financial events producer and holds a First Class BA in Events Management from Liverpool JMU and is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) with the Events Industry Council. She is an active member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and Chairs their Advisory Board for Finance & Insurance Professionals. Ms. Wilkins is originally from the UK and is now based in New York.
Finance & Operations
Michael Artukovich is the Finance and Operations Manager. In this role, he oversees A/P financial operations, supports the budgeting and forecasting process, and is responsible for other operational functions. Mr. Artukovich brings over two decades of experience in finance and accounting across multiple industries, including several years in the non-profit sector. He holds a degree in Finance from Santa Clara University.