Current Speaker


Cunningham, Storm
CEO, Resolution Fund
"What's America's RQ (renewal quotient)? Do we have what it takes to achieve rapid, resilient renewal?"

July 17, 2009

Storm Cunningham is the author of 2002’s The Restoration Economy, which has been hailed by government and business leaders around the world as "Extraordinary", “Remarkable", "A modern classic", "A landmark work", "Required reading", and "The most important and valuable business book I have read in many years."  His new book, reWealth!, was published by McGraw-Hill in 2008.

He is CEO of Resolution Fund, LLC in Washington, DC.  Resolution Fund helps communities, counties, tribes, regions, and nations ignite rapid, resilient renewal of their economy, their natural resources, and their quality of life. He is founder of Revitalization Institute, the non-profit academy for community renewal and natural resource restoration, based in Toronto. He is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Seneca College (Canada's largest college).

Storm Cunningham was—from 1996 to 2002—Director, Strategic Initiatives at the Construction Specifications Institute, a 50+ year-old association of 18,000 architects, engineers, contractors, and manufacturers.

A former Green Beret SCUBA medic, he is an avid SCUBA diver, motorcyclist, and amateur herpetologist.  He lives in Arlington, Virginia, USA.



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