THE HIVE TEAM
Ryan McGeorge Rogers, Global Community Manager
Ryan McGeorge Rogers has a background in event and media production, US politics, and community organizing. He has produced over 700 events, 2 feature films, 3 stand-up comedy specials, 2 docu-series, a massive Halloween festival, several magazines., a pop-up cultural center, a women's roller derby league, 9 Albums and many other video, audio and podcast productions. He founded the Culture Shock Community Project, a cross-cultural experiential community building organization. He is deeply passionate about mental health and wellness and the power of community. His purpose is to help people have the resources, support, and community to live more joyful and meaningful lives. He graduated from Willamette University and is an active and avid photographer.
Danielle Blum, Director of Hive Women
Danielle is the Director of Hive Women and leads the Hive Women's Leadership Program. Previously she was founder & CEO of World Nativ, a global community of innovators, creatives, digital nomads, and entrepreneurs connecting minds and sharing knowledge. She believes in the power of community collaboration to support each other's biggest visions. She gets ignited when she is surrounded by individuals with ideas to drive the world forward. Her gatherings have provided the opportunity to foster connections, encourage bold visions, and to support each other on this entrepreneurial journey. She loves connecting great minds who are using business as a tool for good.
Michelle Tabares, Executive Assistant
Michelle believes that we can train the world’s leaders both mentally & physically and is grateful for the opportunity to support people making the world a healthier place to live and flourish, .She believes we can make this world a place where all people, creatures and nature can co-exist. Michelle assists the Hive Global team with all their needs to get the project completed. She's been working with Hive CEO, Ryan Allis since 2006. Michelle previously worked at iContact, Bagchi Law PLLC, and Hive Digital in North Carolina. She resides in Liberty Lake, Washington.
Mike Sherbakov, Event Facilitator
Mike is a social entrepreneur, keynote speaker, leadership consultant, and passionate philanthropist on a mission to create a better world. He began my career in the United States Marine Corps. He founded Karuna Towels in 2012, taking on the fight against malaria. Karuna Towels adopts a "One for One" business model and partners with Against Malaria Foundation to provide bed nets to families in Africa for each towel sold. 61+ Million bed nets have been distributed to date. Learning the skills of starting and growing a successful social enterprise, he began consulting with purpose-driven startups and industry leaders alike. He helped create goal setting programs for Lululemon Athletica, a national community engagement program for Fitbit, and a mindfulness program for Equinox. In 2016, he founded Greatness Collective with the mission to create a better world. Greatness Collective provides world class training, programs, and experiences to our community of social entrepreneurs and purpose-driven leaders. With a passion for affecting change through business, he founded Greatness Ventures - a business accelerator providing funding, advising, marketing, and technology solutions to values-aligned partners.
Jeff Staub, CEO of Hive Digital
Jeff Staub is the Chief Executive Officer of Hive Digital, the digital marketing agency owned by Hive. He has been actively working in the field of web marketing for twenty years, specializing in marketing strategy, paid search, web analytics, and SEO initiatives. With extensive experience in the online marketing arena prior to Hive, Jeffrey worked as an consultant for various online marketing firms working on projects for large movie companies, music industry leaders, and sports apparel producers. Jeff is a member of several online marketing associations and is a certified Google AdWords professional and Yahoo! Sponsored Ambassador. Jeff’s experience spans the full gamut of online marketing tactics from search engine optimization, cost-per-click (CPC) strategies, affiliate marketing, email marketing, and social media marketing. Jeff is passionate about environmental issues and representing companies focused on developing clean energy solutions, protecting wildlife and forests, and manufacturing eco-friendly products. Jeff has a B.A. from Elon University and a B.S. from Colorado State University with a focus on the biological sciences and analysis.
The below individuals are volunteers and lead Hive teams that produce Hive events in their home regions.
Thank you to all those who have helped get Hive Global started since 2013. It's taken a village (and over 300 volunteers to date). We especially want to thank the below individuals. Also see our list of advisors and investors here.