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Griffin Vanze

2016 Update
Griffin has launched his Enviropreneur Institute project, a clothing line called AEON ROW.

2015 Enviropreneur Institute Bio
Griffin Vanze is the Founder of Experienced Apparel, a clothing company that utilizes recycled materials exclusively in its designs to offer on-trend, affordable looks while maintaining a commitment to sustainability. As Founder, Griffin oversees all aspects of the business, from researching the market opportunity to getting product to market. Previously Griffin served on the corporate development team at Ocean Conservancy, working to form partnerships with Fortune 500 companies on solutions to ocean trash. Before joining Ocean Conservancy, Griffin lived in Namibia as a Peace Corps Volunteer, where he taught English at a primary school, among other activities including HIV/AIDS education and community development. Prior to the Peace Corps, Griffin attended Haverford College in Pennsylvania, receiving his Bachelor’s in Spanish Literature. Griffin loves all things outdoors, from hiking to canoeing to snorkeling (fun fact: he once beat a whale shark in race). He also has a cosmopolitan side to him and enjoys cooking, finding cheap and delicious restaurants, and fashion. He lives in Boston, MA, with his wife, Carmen.