Jody Bickel

Founder and Chief Executive Officer


Jody’s experience spans more than 25 years in ecosystem services and a lifetime of work involving environmental conflict resolution, natural resources management, and the development of environmental markets. She has successfully led teams and guided stakeholders in natural asset ventures at varying scales. Her work spans the demand and supply of ecosystem services, driving compliance, voluntary, and sustainability outcomes to deliver on internal and external performance objectives. Now, as head of Creekbank Associates, Jody coaches change agents to achieve their green initiatives and deploys expertise from a hand-picked professional team to innovate best outcomes for clients across multiple industries. Her focus is on finding opportunity where it is sometimes unseen, negotiating with diverse stakeholders and building bridges to create real-world solutions for those who seek success in the form of an integrated bottom line.

Jody serves as a founding advisory board member for the Alliance for Environmental Markets and Investments and is a member of the American Exploration and Mining Association, Soil and Water Conservation Society, the Society for Ecological Restoration, the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, the International Society of Sustainability Professionals, the Ecological Restoration Business Association, the Weed Science Society of America and the American Chemical Society.