Calling | To build prosocial impact through strategic and design led thinking.

Extracurriculars | Erik brings 25 years of experience leading private businesses, raising capital and securing funding for new projects. Stangvik owned The Body Shop franchises in Northern California and worked with Anita Roddick for 10 years developing sustainable economic projects around the world. He was co-founder and CEO of Zoup-ah!, a filmed entertainment and lifestyle brand company creating culinary adventures for children. He has served on a variety of boards including ‘Hands That Shape Humanity’, ‘The Body Shop’,’ Poncho’ and ‘Until There’s A Cure Foundation’ and currently is passionate about eradicating bullying in schools while igniting compassion and empathy.

Path | Born and raised in a Scandinavian enclave of Seattle; schooled at UC Berkeley and around the globe. Finds himself living between New York and the Bay Area with frequent stops to visit his daughters in Rome and Santa Barbara.

AKA | Sven and Dad