As CEO and President of Earth Friendly Products, Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks oversees five manufacturing facilities across the U.S. and a global sales team. Vlahakis-Hanks has been internationally recognized for her highly effective leadership and influential voice in the green movement and in corporate social responsibility. She has implemented sustainable operating practices that have made Earth Friendly Products (EFP) a model for green businesses. Under her leadership, EFP achieved carbon neutrality at all five of its manufacturing facilities through a series of major sustainability initiatives, including the switch to 100 percent renewable electricity. As a primary manufacturer, EFP has received many awards for its innovations in safer green chemistry, including the U.S. EPA's coveted Safer Choice Partner of the Year. In addition, EFP received the prestigious USZWBC Zero Waste Platinum certification at all five of its manufacturing facilities, based on the comprehensive waste reduction programs Vlahakis-Hanks implemented throughout the organization.