Leanne Krueger-Braneky, the first executive director of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, is resigning effective Feb. 1 after eight years leading the advocacy group for locally-owned businesses committed to the triple bottom line of people, planet and profits. She will be joining the Washington-based BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) as director of fellowship and alumni, working from her Philadelphia home.

SBN's board of directors is conducting an open search for Krueger-Braneky's replacement. A job description will be posted at www.sbnphiladelphia.org on Monday, with an application deadline of Dec. 28.    - Diane Mastrull