- Captain Michele Finn, Gulf of Mexico Operations Manager, A.I.S., Inc.
- Richard E. Franklin, Ph.D., CEO and Founder of Envirobrand
- Gayla Kraetsch Hartsough Ph.D., President, KH Consulting Group
- R. Bruce Hutton, Ph.D., Dean Emeritus, School of Business, The University of Denver
- Hugh Lavery, AM, MSc, PhD, MEc, FEIANZ, Australian Environment International
- Dr. Jim McVey, Vice President of Research and Operations, Indigo Seafood
- B. Greg Mitchell, Ph.D., Research Biologist and Senior Lecturer at the University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
- Elana Pianko-Ginsburg, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Global Wealth Management Western Division