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MONICA LAGE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Monica holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Commerce degree from the Queen’s School of Business in Ontario. Monica has worked for 4 years with the global business consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group, taking on projects for Fortune 500 companies.

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KATE BYARS

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Kate is a seasoned entrepreneur and teacher. She ran a successful photography business for 6 years, growing to a staff of 4 and leading workshops for aspiring photographers. Recently she transitioned to the education world as a teacher of French and Photography for the homeschool community.

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BRANDON CARTER                       

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Brandon graduated from Auburn University in 2014 with a joint degree in Marketing and Non-Profit Management. His startup experience spans serving as an intern for Plywood People to supporting the growth of the social enterprise THROW (which donates 100% of proceeds to Beds4Kids in Atlanta).

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Lisa Churchfield
Franchisee Sourcing, Chick-fil-A

Katie Oliver
Chief Academic Officer, KIPP

Brittany Thoms
Co-founder, See Spark Go

Chris Woodruff
xecutive Director, Lighthouse Family Retreat

ADVISOR TEAM

Alyssa Furtado
Founder & CEO, Ratehub.ca

David Salyers
VP of Marketing, Chick-fil,A and author of Remarkable!

Jeff Shinabarger
Founder, Plywood People