Putting Your People First As A 21st Century Business Leader

Episode 108

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Nathan Stuck

Nathan Stuck is the CEO and Founder of Profitable Purpose Consulting and the Chair Of B Local Georgia (aka "Mr. B Corp Georgia").

With a firm belief that business can be a force for good, Nathan brings a passion for helping good companies become great. He’s been working with firms pursuing B Corp certification since 2016, using the B Impact Assessment to align purpose with profit.

In addition to his experience working at a B Corp, Nathan teaches an MBA level B Corp class at UGA, founded and chairs B Local Georgia, serves as a committee chair for B Academics and was awarded the 2020 Community Builder Award by B Lab.

“We” do not exist as isolated individuals. We, as individuals, are inhabitants of networks; we are relationships. That is how we prosper and thrive. Brandon Pelissero inhabits relationships and networks locally, nationally, and globally within B2B via digital marketing to the industrial chemical industry and is dedicated to zero waste. Brandon advocates sustainability with and through K-12 and college & university students and educators. As Ecolink’s Chief Value Officer turned CEO, Brandon measures the triple impact (economic, environmental and social) of Ecolink’s employees, supply chain, and 700 (and growing) customers annually.

What You’ll Learn

  • An insider’s account of Brandon’s leadership journey with Ecolink in the late 90s that led to him buying the business in February 2020.
  • What led to Ecolink’s reincorporation as a public benefit corporation and initiate the certification as a B Corp. Why that mattered to Brandon.
  • How Ecolink has completely overhauled their 401k and retirement plan and why they did it.
  • How they’ve recently implemented a 4 day work week
  • How Brandon’s vision is to ensure their employees become successful, enjoy their lives, and retire earlier than the typical retirement age.

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