Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development Wins RichTech Award

On May 9, 2012 RichTech held their 17thAnnual Technology Stars Gala with a sold out crowd of more than 600 people in attendance. At the event, Impact Maker’s client the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) received the Technology Innovation Developer Award. DHCD’s win represents the first time a state agency has won […]

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Impact Makers Hosts Students from UVA Studying Social Enterprise

On March 22, 2012, Impact Makers hosted students from the University of Virginia studying social enterprise and how their community may be able to address social issues. They traveled to Impact Makers’ office in Richmond, Virginia to meet with Michael Pirron and Rodney Willett. The students learned about Impact Makers’ unique business model,  B Corps […]

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Impact Makers Elects New Board Member – Josh Dare

Impact Makers is pleased to welcome a new member to our Board of Directors: Josh Dare of The Hodges Partnership. For more than 30 years, Josh has crafted communications programs for a broad cross-section of organizations and companies. He has served on the front lines of national civic debate, developed impactful crisis communications strategies, forged enduring media relationships, […]

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William and Mary’s SEcon – Social Entrepreneurship Conference

Michael Pirron and Rodney Willett represented Impact Makers at the College of William and Mary’s SEcon – Social Entrepreneurship Conference -March 15-17, 2012 at the Mason School of Business in Williamsburg. SEcon featured nationally and internationally recognized thought leaders in social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility who presented their models for businesses and organizations in discussions with attendees from […]

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Kanban Training in Charlottesville March 21-22, 2012

Join us for Lean-Kanban University Accredited Kanban Training! Impact Makers is offering an in-depth two-day Kanban training seminar in Charlottesville, Virginia. We are teaming with Daniel Vacanti to offer the training class to provide an introduction to Lean, Pull Systems and Kanban. As a participant in the class you will learn how to: Drive change […]

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PBS NewsHour on B Corporations

On February 29th, PBS NewsHour aired Benefit Corporations Aim to Make a Profit — and a Positive Impact as part of Economics correspondent Paul Solman’s Making Sen$e of financial news series. The program covers benefit corporations, firms striving to make a positive impact on society while also turning a profit. Seven states have passed benefit corporation legislation. […]

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