Andreas VailakisDirector of Programs

    I grew up in Southern California. International travel was a large part of my life growing up, with family in Greece, Ecuador and Germany. Professionally, my experience comes mostly from project management in the nonprofit / social enterprise sectors. I’m also an adjunct professor for American University’s School of International Service Masters program. Meditation and Mindfulness are close to my heart. I’ve sat retreats for over 10 years and am a certified yoga teacher, reiki practitioner, and life coach.

    I’ve been at BBRC since 2020 running our programming and marketing. My favorite part of being here is the land. I absolutely love living and spending time submerged in this beautiful forest, especially after spending most of my life in large cities.

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