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Coalfield Development Team Member

Meet Chris Yura

Chris Yura is from Morgantown, WV and is the Strategic Partnerships Manager. Chris graduated from the University of Notre Dame, lettered four years in varsity football, and earned a B.A in Sociology with a minor in Computer Applications. Mr. Yura founded SustainU Clothing (now part of Mountain Mindful) and has been a featured speaker at Ralph Lauren, TEDx Asheville, and Yale University, among others. Chris is passionate about Appalachian Non-Timber Forest Products and spends free time foraging in the mountains of West Virginia with his wife and two children.

Contact Chris: cyura@coalfield-development.org