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Tuesday, October 15 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Social Enterprise: In the Business of Doing Good FULL

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Why Your Business Should be Thinking about Social Impact

The Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2018 showed a rise in social enterprise companies in 2018, as well as a demand from millennials and Gen Z customers that purchasing from a company with good CSR isn't enough anymore. Customers, investors, and business partners want to know how you are creating a company redefining purpose equal to making profits.

Join us for an open conversation on the how and why behind the building and leading of a social enterprise! Hear from successful purpose-driven leaders who have integrated impact into their business models, making ‘doing good’ a part of their daily work and mission. Whether incorporating as a Benefit Corporation or taking on the B Corp certification process, each company approaches integrating social and environmental impact in a way that works for their business and the values they are bringing to their customers, community and the world.

Learn how you can focus on building a successful for-profit company that can change the world for the better.

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Jen Gilhoi

Owner, Sparktrack
Jen Gilhoi is a social good business advocate and the owner of Sparktrack, a marketing communications firm that excels in the in-person to digital storytelling arena, covering events via event recaps and moving inspiration into action.

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Margaret Bjork

Margaret Bjork has worked to power good through technology for over 15 years. Starting as a practitioner in the nonprofit community, and then working for companies who provided the technology to nonprofits and corporations use to run their fundraising, employee engagement, HR, digital... Read More →
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Brain Herder

Founding Partner, Russell Herder
Brian Herder is one of the founding partners of Russell Herder-a Minneapolis marketing firm providing integrated strategic solutions to regional and national clients. Brian leads the creative team, developing nuanced, impactful work across virtually all client sectors. Under his... Read More →
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Angie Eilers

Founder, UR TURN
Angie Eilers is the founder of ed tech company UR TURN, SBC, a smart advising software tool for middle school and high school students and their families, powered by decision support intelligence. Think of it as the Google Maps for Education. Areas of expertise include policy implementation... Read More →
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Amanda Swoverland

Chief Risk Officer, Sunrise Banks
As the Chief Risk Officer of Sunrise Banks, Amanda is responsible for the oversight of the bank's risk operations of compliance, BSA/AML, fraud,third-party risk management, and overall enterprise risk management.Sunrise Banks became the first Minnesota bank certified as a Community... Read More →
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Ashleyn Przedwiecki

Sustainable Event Designer & Creative Director, Fashion Revolution, Social Enterprise Alliance

Tuesday October 15, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm CDT