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SBCC Career Counselor Roadtrip

Roadtrip Nation is a Movement of people who are defining their own Roads in life by resisting The Noise of conformity and gaining the confidence to do what inspires them. Last summer they sponsored a Counselor Indie Roadtrip, which sent four SBCC Career Center counselors and staff "on the road" to conduct interviews with people who are following their own roads. 

Watch a trailer of our interviews. . .


The interviews were focused around the topic of sustainability and giving back.


Check out some of our Interviewees below! More videos are forthcoming, but be sure to drop by the Career Center to talk with us about our experiences or specific interviews!


Adam Green

Adam Green

Santa Barbara City College



Adam is an Environmental Studies instructor and head of the Center for Sustainability.


Click here to watch our interview with Adam. 

Kim and Kirstyn Shaw

Kim and Kirstyn Shaw

kikaPaprika, Direct Sales Clothing

President and Designer (respectively)


This mother-daughter team uses eco-friendly and repurposed  fabrics to create fashionable designs, all while saving the environment.

Click here to watch our interview with Kim and Kirstyn.

Clark Staub

Clark Staub

Full of Life Flatbread


A restaurateur and national distributor of frozen flatbread, Clark uses locally sourced ingredients for his products.

Click here to watch our interview with Clark.

Tom Shepherd

Kathy Hartley

Lavender Inn Bed and Breakfast

Owner Innkeeper



Kathy is the owner and innkeeper of the Lavender Inn By The Sea, a bed and breakfast inn located in downtown Santa Barbara.

Tom Shepherd

Tom Shepherd

Shepherd Farms

Organic Farmer

Tom is a trailblazer in the local and organic farming movement.

Macduff Everton

Macduff Everton

Photographer & Travel Writer

Macduff is world renown for majestic large scale photography and travel writing.

Mary Heebner

Mary Heebner


Our "accidental interview" revealed much about this accomplished visual artist who specializes in collages and bookmaking.

Karon Wright

Karon Wright

The Greater Contribution


Karon is a career development professional who also runs a grassroots non-profit, giving micro loans to women in Africa.

Peter and Rebecca Work


Peter Work

Ampelos Vineyard

Vitner & Owner

Peter is an ex-Wall Street executive now owner of a sustainable vineyard and winery.


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