George Chmael II

Based in Annapolis, Maryland, George provides the vision and overall leadership of Council Fire and has been a pioneer in the social enterprise and sustainability movements for much of his professional career.

George founded Council Fire and has spent 25+ years guiding leading U.S. and international organizations on the path to sustainable operations. Trained as a lawyer and marine specialist, he has expertise and experience across all elements of environmental, economic and social innovation, program leadership and project management and is a recognized leader, ambassador and speaker on the sustainable business movement. 

Katie Smith