Richmond Times-Dispatch: “Inside the World of B Corps”

The Richmond Times-Dispatch ran an article “Inside the World of B Corps,” covering B-Lab co-founder Bart Houlahan’s visit to Richmond on May 8, 2013. He spoke to about 25 business people, nonprofit managers and others at a luncheon meeting at Floricane, a Richmond-based strategic consulting company. He also spoke at three other events in the area.

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Impact Makers Participates in Micro Finance Conference

Impact Makers’ Rodney Willett joined Terri Lovelace and Caroline Nowery of Virginia Community Capital (VCC) in a panel discussion about B Corporations at the Micro Finance Conference on February 25th in Richmond. The Virginia Microenterprise Network sponsored the conference, which was hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. The panelists discussed why their respective companies became […]

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Impact Makers’ Kate Foster Speaks at Virginia Women’s Conference

Kate Foster, Impact Makers’ Director of Client Relations, spoke at Sen. Mark Warner’s Virginia Women’s Conference, held October 13, 2012 in Roanoke. Kate participated in a panel discussion called “If We Can’t Have It All, Can We Have It Balanced?” It was a round table conversation about work/life balance, including how to grow in your career, […]

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Michael Pirron Keynotes Regent University Law School’s Social Enterprise Symposium

Impact Makers’ CEO Michael Pirron spoke at the Regent University Law Review Symposium on Emerging Issues in Social Enterprise. Michael was the Keynote Speaker at the event’s banquet, where he presented information about the B Corporation movement and Virginia’s adoption of its benefit corporation statute. Michael was also a panelist at one of the event’s sessions, […]

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Impact Makers Wins B Corporation Impact Award!

Impact Makers’ Vice President of Business Strategy Rodney Willett was honored with an award at the recent B Corp Champions Retreat. The invitation-only event celebrates the past year of action and results in the B Corporation community. This year’s event, the fourth annual, was held in Half Moon Bay, CA.

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Kanban Training in Richmond October 10-11, 2012

Impact Makers is sponsoring an in-depth two-day Kanban training seminar in Richmond,Virginia. We are teaming with Daniel Vacanti to offer the training class to provide an introduction to Lean, Pull Systems, and Kanban. Kanban and other Lean-Agile methods are proven approaches to maximize customer value and ROI from IT projects and business operations.  The session […]

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PMI Central Virginia Presents: Kanban – Applying Lean Management in Government

Impact Makers’ Doug Couvillion spoke at PMI Central Virginia Chapter – Government Local Interest Group Meeting. Doug is Impact Makers’ Director, Project Delivery and presented “Kanban – Applying Lean Management in Government.” The presentation included how to apply lean management principles to projects, an introduction to Kanban, and examples of state government successfully implementing Kanban solutions to manage teams […]

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Impact Makers Participates in ConnectSouthside’s Social Enterprise Workshop

Impact Makers is participating in the ConnectSouthside workshop “Social Enterprise & the Sectors: What We’re Learning from Entrepreneurs” on September 13, 2012. Greg Werkheiser, Executive Director of the Center for Social Entrepreneurship at George Mason University and founder of the Phoenix Project will speak at the event about trends in social entrepreneurship, its impact on […]

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