Sandy Skees is a change agent – bringing strategy and storytelling together to impact local and global stakeholders. She has more than 30 years in branding, sustainability, and go-to-market experience and currently leads the sustainability practice at a global technical management consulting firm.
She has extensive experience in developing campaigns for companies, products, issues and complex change management. Over the years, her work with corporations, nonprofits, and NGOs has been focused on green products, recycling and waste, renewable energy, supply chain, climate change, voter engagement, social justice, and LGBTQ and gender issues.
Sandy served as Managing Director for Fenton Communications, accelerating progress through social change communications working with foundations, activists and campaigns. Skees previously ran her own firm Communications4Good (C4G), where she served early stage and Fortune 500 companies exclusively in the sustainability and CSR sectors. Before founding C4G, she was a partner at Porter Novelli, where she managed the global HP account team in 20 cities/10 countries around the world. She created programs and processes for ensuring global implementation of cutting edge communications techniques.
She sits on numerous boards including Sustainable Brands, the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County, and Mini Mermaid Running Club. In Santa Cruz, she founded 100 Women Who Care, Breaking the Glass Ballot, and was appointed to a four-year team on the County’s Human Services Commission. She is a seasoned speaker on brand, messaging and CSR/sustainability strategy.