Christy Consler

Christy Consler

Christy Consler is the founder and CEO of Sustainable Leadership Advisors, a consortium of experts dedicated to creating a more sustainable future through the development of leaders driven by performance, passion and purpose. She recently served senior vice president of human resources and corporate sustainability at Jamba Juice where she was responsible for culture, talent development, and sustainability. Prior to joining Jamba Juice in 2012, she was Safeway's first vice president of sustainability where she developed the company's sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy and created programs to ensure that leaders and employees approached their roles with a broader understanding of sustainability. Under her leadership, Safeway was named to Ethisphere's Most Ethical Companies for 2012 and the most sustainable seafood grocery retailer by Greenpeace USA. Christy joined Safeway in October 2006 as vice president of leadership development and planning, where she led a team to develop and drive Safeway’s leadership bench strength and talent initiatives. She moved full-time into her sustainability and CSR role in August 2010. Prior to joining Safeway, she held a variety of brand management and strategy roles, including at General Mills, and ran her own leadership consulting firm specializing in women’s leadership development. Christy was named one of the Top 100 Women in Grocery in 2012, 2011, and 2010 by Progressive Grocer. She was elected to the Board of the Network of Executive Women as Safeway’s representative and is a member of the American Society for Training and Development. In 2012, Girl Scouts of America named her one of the top 100 women for “greening” the future of Northern California. She received the “Forever Green Award” for her contribution to the arts, economic development, environment, equal opportunity, health, science, and social justice. She is a graduate of the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania, where she received her MBA, and Cornell University, where she received a BS in Applied Economics. (San Francisco, CA)