Saving the rainforest
Jerry Toth ’00 spent about six months working on Wall Street before he made the decision to relocate to South America. In 2007, he and Matt Arnoldy ’02 scouted what is now the Jama-Coaque Reserve, one of the last remnants of coastal rainforest in Ecuador. That same year, Toth founded Third Millennium Alliance (TMA), a non-profit dedicated to conserving and reforesting this major biodiversity hotspot. TMA works with family farmers to plant regenerative agroforests on deforested land surrounding the rainforest preserve. Arnoldy remains active on TMA's board, along with fellow Cornellian Gavin McKay ’99.