Advancing Entrepreneurship for Shared Prosperity Through Inclusive Innovation

Episode 129

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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.

In today’s episode, Nathan Stuck sits down for a deep conversation with Jamal Lewis, Economic Opportunity Manager for Georgia’s Partnership for Inclusive Innovation (“The Partnership”), about the far-reaching economic and societal impact when you’re intentional about fostering community and opportunities for diverse business leaders to innovate at scale across your state when entering your values and actions around inclusion.

More about Jamal Lewis

Driven by the desire to improve access to resources in underserved and underrepresented communities, Jamal’s current role as Economic Opportunity Manager for the Partnership for Inclusive Innovation (the Partnership) allows him to help create spaces and opportunities for those who are often under-resourced. Understanding that inclusion is an imperative struggle, Jamal is focused on igniting and equipping current and future innovators with the capital, partnerships, and resources conducive to creating economic and community success. 

Throughout his career, Jamal has maintained the belief that partnerships and equitable access are crucial to the long-term sustainability of opportunities. He has been a longtime advocate for ownership and economic and community development all of which influence his professional endeavors.

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