Byron Rath is the Sustainability Specialist for the Soil Health Institute. His duties include working with the Institute’s partners and stakeholders to help them achieve their goals through soil health. Prior to joining the Soil Health Institute, Rath taught Geography at the American Community School at Beirut in Lebanon, and worked for CCS, a global fundraising consulting and management firm that provides development services and strategic consulting to nonprofit organizations worldwide. He graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in English and Geography. He is proficient in written and spoken Arabic.