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UNC Clean Tech Speaker

Hal Atkins

Hal Atkins


Hal is a 1991 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, receiving his BA in Religious Studies. His career has been a sojourn through the non-profit world, federal government contracting, and information technology. After raising three children and shipping them off to higher education, he and his wife decided to take on new challenges by wandering in to the world of entrepreneurial startups. They opened up Companah in the fall of 2018.

Companah offers modern, sustainable solutions to difficult problems. Working primarily with pet owners and veterinarians, Companah is there to provide clean and compassionate solutions for end-of-life care for pets. Companah is the first to offer water cremation in this region – an environmentally-friendly approach to the disposition of beloved companions. Companah operates offices in Raleigh and Greensboro, as well as a facility in Sanford, NC.