Founder, CEO and President
Natalie Lynn Lichtenbert has a master’s degree in Conservation Leadership/Zoology while working during the day as a lab scientist. At the local level, she is Co-Chairman of the Hoffman Estates Sustainability Commission and the Deputy Director for the Illinois Monarch Project Communication Engagement Committee. She has also founded her non-profit organization Green Dolphin Project Global where their mission is to Connect People of the Gret Lakes to Our Great Oceans. Being passionate about climate change, sustainability, habitat loss and biodiversity, Natalie Lynn speaks at local and international events to help teach people of all ages the importance of conservation and living a sustainable lifestyle.
Andre Greber comes with a lifelong goal of protecting nature, the ocean and all within. With twenty years of managerial experience, Andre is a leader in his field and knows how to bring the best out of everyone on the team. Known as "the Shark Whisperer", Andre spends as much time as possible doing his technical diving and spending as much time as possible being surrounded by apex predators. Andre believes in positive change that is based on pragmatic facts, true science and encouragement of humankind to appreciate, respect and love our planet's amazing environments and wildlife.
Teresa is an attorney practicing in Chicago Illinois. Teresa is passionate about spreading the conservation message and changing perceptions about our ocean's apex predators, especially with respect to the trafficking of wildlife and wildlife products. As an avid scuba diver and underwater photographer, Teresa aspires to connect humans with the underwater world to enact positive change. Teresa writes regularly for web-based legal publications to educate the local community on how laws and regulations can help further conservation efforts.
Chrissy Christian is a collections assistant at the Field Museum of Natural History and an adjunct instructor at Roosevelt University. She has over 18 years experience as an educator, working in formal and informal environments with learners aged 2 to adult. Her research experiences have gained her laboratory, mentoring, and management skills.
Chrissy has also served as a volunteer on Hoffman Estates Sustainability Commission since 2018, serving as co-chair since 2019. During that time, she has worked with the commission to perform the objectives outlined in Hoffman Estates’ Sustainability Plan, with a focus on outreach and education and green business initiatives.