Virginia Tech Social Entrepreneurship Presentation

Impact Makers’ Rodney Willett discussed the company and its social impact with a social entrepreneurship class at Virginia Tech on March 30, 2016. The class is offered through the university’s new Social Entrepreneurship Department of Management and led by adjunct professor Lisa Fournier, who also owns a benefit corporation. The class is composed of Virginia […]

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Impact Makers’ Michael Pirron on Social Entrepreneur Podcast

Tony Loyd with the Social Entrepreneur podcast interviewed Impact Makers’ CEO and Founder Michael Pirron. Social Entrepreneur is a podcast on change makers. The April 11, 2016 episode #69 titled ‘How to Scale a Social Enterprise’ featured Michael and Impact Makers. Listen to the interview.

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Richmond BizSense on Family Lifeline’s New Website

Richmond Biz Sense noted that Family Lifeline recently launched their new website, with a modern look with a user-friendly interface. Impact Makers helped create the website pro bono, providing 514 volunteer hours and $56,000 worth of investment over 10 months. Family Lifeline is one of Impact Makers’ community partners.

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Impact Makers: “A Total GameChanger”

In “Collaboration is the New Competition,” a post on the Global Round Table Leadership blog, Jodi Clark writes about Impact Makers’ business model as a total game-changer. She writes about a recent social enterprise event focused on the theme “collaboration is the new competition” with discussions on the evolution of corporate structures to the current trend emerging of various […]

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Impact Makers on Richmond’s Top Workplaces for Third Year

For the third year in a row, Impact Makers is a finalist in the Top Workplaces program conducted by the Richmond Times-Dispatch and Workplace Dynamics. They look at many factors including how engaged employees are, how employers encourage community involvement, and how businesses promote diversity. The winners will be announced in May. Read the Richmond […]

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Forbes on Impact Makers and Virginia’s Purpose Economy

Forbes published “How Revolutions in Finance and Education are Transforming Virginia’s Purpose Economy” on March 1, 2016. The article discusses how Virginia’s economy is committed to match needs with opportunities, and mentions for-profit and non-profit collaborations including Impact Makers’model. 

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Impact Makers Shares Story with UVA Social Entrepreneurship Class

Impact Makers’ Vice President of Business Strategy Rodney Willett and Marketing Director Graham Sellors met with a social entrepreneurship class at the University of Virginia recently in Charlottesville.  They presented an overview of the Impact Makers’ story to the class and then responded to a range of questions including the details of the company’s recent […]

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World Information Architecture Day at Impact Makers

Impact Makers hosted World Information Architecture Day (WIAD) 2016 on February 20 at our office in Richmond, Virginia. This annual celebration is hosted by the Information Architecture Institute. Richmond User Experience (RUX) organized the local event with about 70 people in attendance. 

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