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ACT Success to B Corp: How One Test Score Can Eradicate Generational Poverty with Dr. Valencia Belle

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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, host Nathan Stuck sits down with Dr. Valencia Belle, the founder of SCHOOLS. SCHOOLS (Success Can Happen Out Of Low Scores) affords high-quality, cost-effective standardized test preparation to scholars and scholar-athletes, occasioning 5-10 point ACT and 100 -200 point SAT average composite score increases with as little as five weeks of test prep.

Dr. Belle has a passion for reducing education debt and increasing the earning potential of students. You’ll hear her story of going from a student-athlete to realizing the significance of the ACT score, SCHOOLS’ mission to eradicate intergenerational poverty caused by student loan debt, and her journey as the first BIPOC female B Corp in Alabama and only the second overall B Corp in the state.

Dr. Belle’s story highlights how a clear mission and dedication to social impact can create meaningful change within communities and help pave the way for more businesses to follow suit. Tune in to hear her incredible journey.



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