San Francisco, Bay Area Chapter

Events and Meet Ups

As a chapter, we strive to create and foster a community of practice in the Bay Area. Members and guests alike can be inspired by local conscious leaders and can learn how to practically apply the tenets of Conscious Capitalism to their own businesses.

We host a series of Events and Meetups throughout the year.

Please mark your calendars and register to join us at our next event.
We look forward to connecting soon!

Upcoming Events

Upcoming events

    • 19 Mar 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • On-Line Event - Zoom

    Photo credit: Alberto Vasari 

    Join CCBA Board Member Tom Henry and Director of the Phluid Project ( Rob Smith as they discuss the value of creating a truly conscious community.  The Phluid Project is a gender free brand selling clothing, accessories and beauty for the LGBTQIA+ community.  The lessons they have learned and the commitment they exhibit are inspirational to any business or organization that strives to be truly inclusive.  Join us for this insightful conversation, and be ready with your questions for Tom and Rob.

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    After graduating from Michigan State University, Rob Smith began a long retail career, spanning over 30 years, orchestrating multi-billion dollar businesses through merchandising,  e-commerce, marketing, product development and supply chain management. 

    Rob became GMM/EVP at first Macy's then Victoria’s Secret direct. He was the Children’s Global Chief Product Officer for Nike, Levi’s Jordan, Hurley, and Converse with Haddad Brands. 

    Rob mentors numerous fashion brands and serves on the Board of Directors for Steve Madden Ltd., leading the newly created CSR committee. He’s the former Board Chair for The Hetrick-Martin Institute, which empowers, educates and advocates on behalf of LGBTQA+ youth around the world and has also served on the board of directors for Athlete Ally. 

    Today,  Rob leads and mange’s The Phluid Project, a leader in the Gender-Free fashion movement. Phluid, joining a global movement of freedom of authenticity and self-expression, leads with values, a powerful community and a fearlessness to challenge the status quo. Phluid thoughtfully expands into new spaces where they can offer insight, education and impact.  

    Rob lives in NYC with his husband, Rod Grozier, and his dog, Jackson.

    • 26 Mar 2020
    • 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Hanson Bridgett 425 Market St 26th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105

    Join us March 26th 3pm at Hanson Bridgett in San Francisco

    A reception will follow from 6-7pm

    Who: You are the owner of a small to medium sized business, or you’re a leader in a larger company who manages a team. You’re interested in learning more about stakeholder orientation and what it could mean for your organization. 

    What: Stay tuned for more information!

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