Join us for a panel discussion to listen and learn from three social enterprise founders their lessons on bruising shins, empathy and humility, and harnessing the power of outcomes and impact and the value it provides in ops, strategy, and marketing & communications.
Founders Panel: Lessons Learned in Growing Your Social Enterprise
Isaiah grew up in Minneapolis, MN. He went to the Academy of Holy Angels for High School and played Soccer, Basketball and Track. He then ventured out East to Washington and Lee University where he majored in Business with a full academic scholarship. He was an active member of the community with experience in a consulting group, dance group, investment club, and served as national chair of the NCAA Student Athlete Advisory Committee. Isaiah graduated with honors from W&L and went back to MN to start working in frozen foods at Target corp. He started as a business analyst running a $150M per year inventory business. He moved on to training and facilitating new hires as they were on-boarded to Target. After working at Target for about 2.5 years, Isaiah joined the world of financial planning. He worked at Northwestern Mutual for 5 years before creating Becoming Financial in 2017. He is a Certified Financial Education Professional TM and a Certified Financial Educational Instructor TM Isaiah is a dynamic speaker who loves to empower others and help them think about becoming better every single day. His dream of helping as many people as possible develop financial character has led him to create a new app called MoneyVerbs. It allows users to practice getting rich-the safe way. Isaiah has been married to his wife Sarah since 2012. They reside in Plymouth, MN and at home they are joined by their children Crue, Lakely, Waverly, Rhodes, and dog Marshall.
Emily Hunt Turner is a civil rights attorney with a background in architecture, law, and public policy. She is the Founder and CEO of All Square, a social enterprise that invests in those who have been impacted by the criminal justice system. Prior to All Square, Emily spent five years as an attorney for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), tackling housing discrimination and segregation.
Lori Most has an extensive software development background with 20 years of coding, designing, managing, and owning software products at large and small companies in like SPS Commerce, Target, United Health Group, and C.H.Robinson.
In 2016, she launched Binary Bridge, SBC to transform healthcare delivery in rural villages using BackpackEMR, a portable Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system for off-grid, mobile clinics, improving the impact of their health services for underserved populations.
Inspired to identify and quantify those aspects of people and planet that have traditionally been excluded from business decision-making, Tim helps ecotone combine social research and applied economics with data visualization and tech to make social and environmental data understandable and usable for organizational visionaries.