Title: Jennifer Schwab's 40th birthday at Susan and David Rockefeller's apartment in New York City, 2016
Credit: © Lee Friedlander, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Jennifer Schwab Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Jennifer Schwab graduated with a B.S. in Accounting and started her career at Ernst & Young, Chicago office. Her clientele included: Seagate Technology, Hewlett-Packard, Harley-Davidson and E-Trade. 

Jennifer was instrumental in creating Sierra Club Green Home, the first-ever social entrepreneurship model attempted by the Sierra Club in its 124-year history. The purpose of is to enlighten the average American about sustainable practices in their home and daily lifestyle. After running for five years, Jennifer sold the site to digital marketing aggregator Fractl.

Jennifer studied environmental design and sustainability at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Following Art Center, she earned a Masters in Urban Planning and Sustainable Design at the University of California, Irvine. Jennifer is a LEED Accredited Practitioner. Ms. Schwab took two years off from publishing to fulfill her Fulbright scholarship, which she performed in Israel to teach a water management at Arava Institute in the Southern Israeli desert, and subsequently worked for Susan Rockefeller's family in Tel Aviv. Jennifer is a widely quoted media analyst and was previously a frequent green expert guest on ABC’s Good Morning America.

Away from work, Jennifer follows art and design avidly, serves on the Friends of the L.A. River Board, and is a long time hobbyist pilot trained in a Cirrus SR-22T, Cessna 414 and Beechcraft Duchess multi-engine aircraft.

It is Jennifer's firm belief that with the right tools and education, women have infinite potential. Entity is founded on the concept  that building and refining lifelong skills as well as positive character traits will greatly enhance your future.  Suffice it to say, Jennifer is a woman that does.

View Jennifer's Media Reel.

Taryn Hillin VP

Taryn Hillin is an Editor and Social Media Director for ENTITY. Prior to joining the team she was a producer at TMZ, an associate editor at The Huffington Post, and a features reporter for Fusion. She graduated from Yale with a degree in Political Science and Comparative Government. On a more personal note she loves West Coast IPAs and videos of baby goats. 


Kayla Caldwell News Editor

Kayla studied magazine journalism at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She has worked for publications such as Girls’ Life, Tiger Beat and The pop culture fanatic is known around the office as an expert on all things entertainment, baking and for having “the best manicured bangs ever seen on a real person.”


Erin Harpur Visuals Editor

Erin graduated from the University of Southern California with a BA in Narrative Studies and a minor in Film. The former dancer is passionate about storytelling and discovered that writing is much easier on her joints. When Erin is not working, you can catch her listening to Motown, applying sunscreen or petting your dog.

Angelica Pronto SEO EDITOR

Angelica is the intellectual feminist who loves to tackle big-picture topics. She did her Honors Thesis at UCSD on Postmodern Feminist Theory and Writing Practices. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the piano, hiking and anything to do with animals.

Chrissie Cheng Graphic Designer

Chrissie graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a BA in Journalism Media Studies and minor in Graphic Design. When she's not staring at the computer, she can be found as the designated DJ in the car, globe trotting, and Zumba-ing. Check out Chrissie's work here.


Patrick Coyle Video Editor

You may know him as Patrick Coyle but in the office, he’s Pat Doyle, part-time senior delusionist, part-time video dynamo. He’s the brains behind Entity’s video content. On occasion Patrick can be spotted walking around the office swinging an imaginary golf club while listening to Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons.


Justine Morales Operations

Justine is someone who delights in collecting random experiences. She once saw a beautifully preserved squirrel ringed in foliage in the gutter of Huntington Drive.


Nicole Sazegar Staff Writer

Nicole Sazegar is a journalism student at San Diego State University. She fell in love with writing the moment after she finished reading a children’s book for the first time as a child, and she hasn’t lost that passion since. Nicole is also obsessed with dogs and will freak out and say the word “dog” every time she sees one pass her.

Helayne Kushner Staff Writer

Helayne is a writer by way of Brooklyn, NY and raised in NJ (It's surprisingly very nice!). She's a queer mermaid who loves to create engaging content that makes you laugh. She earned her BA at The New School and is a current certificate student in digital film production at her alma mater. Helayne is also an artist and social media community manager/influence specialist who has worked for Oribe, Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences and Socialyte Collective. You can check out her work at Her affinity for baby seals has yet to be matched.

Kay Sorin ENTITY Academy, Director

Kay Sorin is a Director at ENTITY Academy. Before joining ENTITY, she worked as a journalist and developed the content and thought leadership programs at IVY. She studied Creative Writing and Psychology at Columbia University and went on to earn her MFA in Fiction at The New School. Kay has a personal passion for literature and published her first book of poetry in 2016. She lives in Greenwich Village with her cat Penelope. 

Senior Advisors

Susan Rockefeller

Susan Rockefeller is the Founder and CEO of Protect What is Precious ( a company that uses the power of documentary filmmaking, photography storytelling and design to inspire awareness and mobilize action across a wide range of environmental, social and philanthropic groups.

Deeply committed to nurturing our environment, and creating a better world through family, art, and nature, Susan sits on the boards of Oceana, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, We Are Family Foundation and is a member of Natural Resources Defense Council Global Leadership Council. Susan Rockefeller received her undergraduate degree from Hampshire College and her master's degree from NYU. She lives in New York, New York with her husband David Rockefeller Jr. and her two children.

Courtney Keating Chakarun

Courtney Keating Chakarun is SVP of CoreLogic. Courtney joined CoreLogic in fall of 2014 to lead innovation efforts and combine her passion for data, technology and delivering solutions for growth and an optimal customer experience. 


Prior to CoreLogic, Courtney held various leadership roles at General Electric. Most recently, she led new product innovation, mobility and research insights for GE Capital’s Retail Finance division. Courtney commercialized a complete suite of mobile products to allow customers to apply for credit, service and pay with their phones in the retail environment. 




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