Welcome Eric!

The Willow Bend board is excited to welcome new board member Eric Souders. Eric was invited as a guest to the October board meeting, and while he initially only came to “check it out” he was unanimously voted on as a new member when he expressed an interest to join. Eric is an Accredited Wealth Management Advisor at Ascendant Financial Solutions with a focus on socially responsible and fossil fuel free investing. He has been active in the community during 20 years of living in Flagstaff as a Big through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff, past board member of Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music, Friends of Flagstaff’s Future, and Townsite Community Land Trust. As a herder of llamas, he has been the Llama Superintendent at the Coconino County Fair Since 2000 and a 4H Llama Project leader since 2006.

Eric brings financial and community organizing experience to Willow Bend, as well as a true passion for the environment.

“I have had the pleasure of working with Eric when we served on other boards together, as well as organizing cleanup events, where his llamas helped carry out trash, Im so happy that he is joining the Willow Bend team” Said Moran Henn, WB Executive Director.

Welcome to the team Eric (and the llamas).

Read more about Eric on our board member page.