Team Rubicon named one of America’s Best Workplaces of 2018

As organizational cultures go, TR’s is pretty unique. For that reason our CEO, Jake Wood, and other leaders, often get asked to speak on leadership, culture and team-building. We get invited to take a lot of surveys, measuring what’s special about TR. We ask our employees to spend a lot of time assessing and reflecting … Read More

As We Lead, Build Trust

Trust is one of the most binary emotions we have. Do you trust me? Do I trust you? If that answer is anything other than yes or no, we are probably fooling ourselves. Trust is earned. It is an emotional, sometimes irrational, truly instinctual feeling — it is experienced, sometimes with joy and often with … Read More

Meet Cohort 7 of the Clay Hunt Fellows Program

The Clay Hunt Fellows Program (CHFP) was established in 2012 to increase volunteer engagement and build leadership within Team Rubicon’s domestic disaster response initiatives. The program was inspired by Marine veteran and original TR member Clay Hunt (1982-2011), who embodied service, commitment, sacrifice, and loyalty. Through their role, Fellows not only receive the mission, community, and … Read More

Punching Wildfires in the Teeth

May 5th is National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, a campaign that encourages people to come together and take action to reduce wildfire risks.  At Team Rubicon, we have a bias for action. And, our volunteers and training department are working hard to help communities respond to and prepare for wildfires. In partnership with the Bureau of Land … Read More

Puerto Rico: Leading from the Front and Learning 

On the afternoon of, Friday the 13th of April, Team Rubicon contractors finished the 50th reinforced roof in Puerto Rico, helping over 125 people better weather the upcoming hurricane season.  Rewind to late 2017.  In the immediate aftermath of Maria, our team deployed a medical and sawyer team to provide support to residents in various parts … Read More

Clay Hunt’s Legacy within Team Rubicon

Seven years ago, we lost Clay. We reflect on his lasting impact and the legacy across our growing organization. As one of our original members, he help sparked the evolution of what is now 75,000 men and women committed to service. Clay left us with a message we strive to uphold: “If I had one … Read More