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Food for Thought Lunch and Lead: Sustainability

April 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Garr Punnett is pictured.

Join the Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest as we sit down for a conversation with Garr Punnett, chief of staff at Rheaply, a Chicago-based climate tech company.


About Rheaply

Rheaply is the technology for connecting organizations with resources and catalyzing the circular economy. As the only market solution that combines an asset management system with an online marketplace, Rheaply’s Asset Exchange Manager (AxM)™ enables organizations to manage and transact physical assets more effectively, eliminating unnecessary waste and spend.

With a B.A. in Economics, Garr Punnett began his career helping produce inspirational programming such as Super Soul Sunday and special interviews for the Oprah Winfrey Network. Post his stint in the entertainment industry, Garr decided to pursue a passion for environmentally and financially viable commercial solutions and graduated with a Master of Sustainability

Solutions from Arizona State University. As Chief of Staff, Garr has led Rheaply by leveraging his unique experience in production, sales and climate tech to assist large academic, government and Fortune 100 enterprise partners in building technology that empowers zero waste and circular solutions.

About The Leadership Institute

The Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest is the hub for leadership development in Northwest Indiana. “Food for Thought” Lunch and Lead sessions are presented by the Leadership Institute to help provide a view behind the curtain from a variety of leadership views. Learn more here.

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity at oie@pnw.edu or (219) 989-2163 five days prior to the event.


April 29, 2021
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest