Tim Hall is a founding member and visionary leader for pathways out of poverty in a green solidarity economy. He is co-founder and a board member for the Boston Workers Alliance, as well as Roxbury Green Power, a waste vegetable oil recycling business that was a predecessor to CERO. Tim appreciates the potential for cultural unity, environmental justice and green business.
Steven Evans was born and raised in Boston, and attended Boston Public Schools, which means he "graduated from SCU (Street Corner University)". Instilled with entrepreneurial spirit from an early age, he worked in the private sector and as an independent courier and trucker. He joined CERO because he believes it’s a great opportunity to create jobs in communities that have historically been passed over.
Josefina Luna is a world citizen born on the Dominican Republic’s north coast. She studied education and worked as a teacher for 15 years before moving to Boston in 1993. From her mother, Josefina learned to plant trees. She felt the satisfaction of having a garden in the yard with abundant food for her family. She learned to love and respect her environment and has been an environmental activist ever since.
Maya Gaul is a native Bostonian and creative entrepreneur who enjoys engaging with sustainability and creation in the urban space. With a Bachelors of Arts in English Literature from Columbia University, she is a Sales Team co-Leader and former founder and Brand Partner of BRIDGES. Her interests range from marketing and communications, public relations, and business development to sustainable structures, holistic living, and permaculture.
Jon Butler is a food industry devotee, with a degree in Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Food Technology from Hampshire College. He is bringing food waste diversion to the forefront of sustainable food conversations in Boston, and is excited to be working in hard-working Boston communities that are not always included in the sustainability conversation.
Lor Holmes leads venture development and capitalization strategies for CERO. She received her Master’s degree in community economic development from Southern New Hampshire University and has led economic development initiatives in Boston for over 20 years. Like all of the CERO worker-owners, Lor shares a passion for sustainable economic development and democratic models of community ownership.