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Business Leaders, CBEY Fellows

Vincent Stanley

Director of Philosophy at Patagonia
Vincent Stanley

Vincent Stanley, co-author with Yvon Chouinard of "The Responsible Company", has been with Patagonia on and off since its beginning in 1973, for many of those years in key executive roles as head of sales or marketing. More informally, he is Patagonia’s long-time chief storyteller. Vincent helped develop the Footprint Chronicles, the company’s interactive website that outlines the social and environmental impact of its products; the Common Threads Partnership; and Patagonia Books. He currently serves as the company’s Director, Patagonia Philosophy, and is a resident fellow at CBEY. He is also a poet whose work has appeared in Best American Poetry. He and his wife, the writer Nora Gallagher, live in Santa Barbara.  


As a Resident Fellow, Vincent is available to members of the Yale community for office hours or one-on-one coaching sessions and feedback on your venture or idea.

To schedule a meeting with Vincent, click here or use the calendar icon at top right.

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