Meet Our Teachers

Here at the Center for Ecolonomic Excellence and Development (CEED), we believe in a future of prosperity without pollution. The knowledge is out there, and our mission is to share it. We have gathered some of the top leaders in the sustainable and regenerative space to teach you what you can do differently to help save the planet, while also building a profitable business. We are doctors, we are farmers, we are entrepreneurs! All with the same passion: to make the world a better place through business.

Dr. Wayne Dorband - Founder/Coach/Mentor 

Teacher for Aquaculture Sessions, Host and Teacher for Earth Friendly Alpacas, Site-wide Host

Serial entrepreneur with 35+ years experience, Dr. Dorband is our Chief Ecolonomic Instigator and the mastermind behind the EAT paradigm. Gaining guidance from other entrepreneurs in the marketing industry, he created this platform with his partner Mark Shepard to build a place for everyone to gain the necessary skills to live an ecolonomic lifestyle. He currently runs Mountain Sky Ranch, a sustainable alpaca farm in Berthoud CO, he oversees operations on multiple aquaculture farms nationwide and is the president of the Institute of Ecolonomics, a 501c3 nonprofit started by the late actor/environmental activist Dennis Weaver.

To learn more about Dr. Wayne Dorband visit


Mark Shepard - CoFounder/Coach/Mentor

Teacher/Host for Restoration Agriculture, Teacher for Forest Ecology

President of both Restoration Agriculture Development and Forest Agriculture Enterprises, Mark Shepard has been a top industry leader in restoration agriculture/forest ecology for decades. He has a best selling book on Amazon and is the owner of New Forest Farms, a restorative and profitable farm in Wisconsin that he runs with his wife with no grant assistance from the government. Mark truly is a visionary when it comes to living an ecolonomic lifestyle.

To learn more about Mark Shepard, visit his website at 


Sara Mayer - Teacher for Natural Poultry Production Series

Owner of Sara’s Pick Of The Coop, Sara runs a free range chicken production company in the hills of beautiful Berthoud Colorado. After they sparked her interest with their beautiful nature when she was a teenager, she starting a small free range chicken operation. Today she now manages 800-1000 free range chickens while selling eggs and meat chickens. One of her favorite things to do is to teach workshops to children in schools across the Loveland and Berthoud area.

To learn more about Sara Mayer, check out her website at


Dr. Herbert Warren - Teacher for Immune Health Series

President of Alternative Health Concepts LLC and has been running this company with his father Dr. Herbert Warren, a successful equine veterinarian, for over 4 years now. They have developed natural products for both animals and humans to naturally boost our immune systems..



Mike Warren - Teacher/Coach/Mentor

Host/Teacher for Alternative Health Concepts Session, Teacher for Truth About Cancer Series

Mike received his formal education from Fullerton College receiving a BA in Business Administration and Management. His mission is to spread the word about alternative health practices and their untapped healing potential

Hosting countless hours of webinars touching on a wide variety of alternative topics, Mike has learned how vast the alternative health industry really is. To learn more about Mike and Dr. Herbert Warren, check out their website at


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