Alden E. Stoner

As CEO, Alden brings over 20 years of experience in building and marketing social impact organizations. Her expertise is rooted in creatively bringing together private, non-profit, academic and governmental entities to effectively change attitudes, behaviors, and policy. Prior to joining Nature Sacred, Alden mobilized organizations and the public around social issues, films, Fortune 500 brands, and start-ups. Most recently, she served as the VP, Marketing and Operations at Quantified Ventures, an outcomes-based capital firm, leading company-wide initiatives such as the creation of their first-ever impact report and B-Corp certification. Prior to that, she ran Social Impact at Jeff Skoll’s Participant Media. There, she led a team to develop and execute award-winning campaigns to proactively address social issues, including the environment, health, and social equality. Alden's history with Nature Sacred runs deep. She served on the organization's Board for nearly 15 years, contributing to the strategic planning and overall operations of the organization. She also co-directed and produced several short films about the organization’s National Nature Sacred Award winners. Alden graduated with a B.A from the University of Southern California, Phi Beta Kappa, and holds a dual Masters in Global Media and Communication from USC and the London School of Economics. She lives in Annapolis with her husband and son where she gets her 20 minutes a day of nature by paddle-boarding on the Chesapeake Bay, forest walks with her kiddo, and Japanese wood carving. View Full Team