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Greg Fripp

  • Greg Fripp

    Greg Fripp is the founder and Executive Director of Whispering Roots, Inc. Whispering Roots is an award-winning non-profit organization dedicated to bringing healthy food, S.T.E.M. education and economic development to underserved communities by using aquaculture, aquaponics and hydroponics. After his highly rated service in the U.S. Navy, Fripp had a successful career as Head of Talent Acquisition for TD Ameritrade. In July 2010, he left the corporate world to pursue his passion for growing food and developing vibrant communities, leading to the creation of Whispering Roots. Fripp travels nationally and internationally consulting on techniques to increase the availability healthy food while enhancing the educational and economic opportunities for people in need. His work has garnered the following awards and honors: Presidential Award for University of Nebraska –Omaha Service Learning Collaboration; Presidential Award for Environmental Education, King Science and Technology Magnet Middle School; Samsung Solve for Tomorrow S.T.E.M. Competition State Champions and National Finalist; Campus Compact Outstanding Community and Collaboration Award; and American Culinary Institute Local Foods Champion.