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BrownFlynn is a corporate responsibility and sustainability consulting firm. We advise organizations on how to integrate responsible practices into their strategies, communicate these practices internally and externally for bottom-line impact, and provide training to build skills and engage associates. BrownFlynn is the first U.S.-certified training organization for the Global Reporting Initiative and a Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) consultancy partner.

Dedicated Trainers

Barbara Brown (Principal and Co-Founder)

Since co-founding BrownFlynn in 1996, Barb has helped clients to benefit from a “do good and do well” approach. She believes in bottom-line impact and has been instrumental in designing stakeholder engagement strategies, environmental, social and governance goals and communications strategies to accomplish key sustainability objectives for clients.
Barb’s strong commitment to ethical business practices and eye on global impact also make her a trusted advisor for clients who seek to improve their business practices while catalyzing positive change. A strategic thinker who drives solutions that align with core business objectives, Barb is known for her creative and collaborative approach, understanding that buy-in and innovation lead to success.
Barb and her husband, Chuck, have three grown children and reside in South Euclid, Ohio.

Core Lee Mooney (Senior Consultant and Lead Trainer)

Cora Lee has experience in corporate training and curriculum development, university instruction and consulting. She has over twelve years of university teaching experience and has developed numerous corporate training guides for both non-profit and for profit organizations. She directed a team that composed and produced an evaluation manual designed to navigate and utilize the specialized laws for Ohio Charter schools, has experience in industrial supply chain management, export regulation and processes for managing internal controls.
At BrownFlynn, Cora Lee develops and leads our training programs, works with GRI reporting clients, develops both client and internal white papers and has conducted more than fifteen training sessions on the Global Reporting Initiative.

ISOS: Recognized as GRI’s Certified Training Partner and a Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Consultancy Partner in the United States, ISOS Group is an innovative sustainability consultancy firm providing GRI Certified Sustainability Reporting Trainings, guidance throughout the sustainability and GHG reporting processes and External Assurance. For more information, please visit ISOS’ website at: or send an e-mail to

Dedicated Trainers

Nancy Mancilla (CEO and Co-Founder)

As an added function of her business obligations as ISOS Co-Founder, Nancy regularly instructs MBA students and serves as a guest speaker at leading conferences and catered to Fortune 500’s to fill particular needs for her sustainability reporting expertise. 

Prior to starting ISOS, Nancy assisted Winrock International in developing their sustainability services and led numerous micro-economic development projects related to biodiversity, agronomics, and renewable energy. She also developed an innovative technique to analyze the sustainability of Winrock’s hydro-electric projects in the Republic of Georgia as opposed to Russian energy sources. Previous positions included the Little Rock City Mayor’s Sustainability Commission, Arkansas Clean Cities Coalition and the Arkansas Biofuels Alliance. 
Nancy earned her B.A. in International Relations (IR) with a Minor in Environmental Studies from the U.S. International University in San Diego, California. She also holds a M.A. in IR from the University of Amsterdam, as well as an inaugural M.P.S. (Public Service) from the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas where she dedicated her work to issues of sustainability. 

Jeff Leinaweaver

Dr. Jeff Leinaweaver is a storyteller, eco-psychologist, teacher and change practitioner within the fields of strategic global sustainability, green leadership development, corporate social responsibility, organizational development and Permaculture design. Jeff is founder and principal of Global Zen Sustainability, a strategic sustainability consultancy.
Jeff has also been engaged in a number of collaborative partnerships including with The Natural Step USA, The Center for Ethical Leadership, and as a GRI-certified trainer for the ISOS Group. 
Jeff is a graduate faculty member at Bainbridge Graduate Institute, Capella University's MBA program, the University of Washington, and Fielding Graduate University's sustainability program. Jeff is a fellow at the Institute for Social Innovation and a post-doctoral fellow at the CMM Institute for Personal and Social Evolution.

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