How Do We Diversify Our Board Rooms… Really?

Episode 116

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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.

Michele Pearson Tucker is a special ally to B Local Georgia who has committed her life to leading community initiatives, working collaboratively with local organizations, and providing financial empowerment. Michele is a proud business owner of an Edward Jones investment branch where she works as a Financial Advisor.

Michele has also been involved in various boards, committees, and organizations within the Athens-Clarke County community over the years. Michele was appointed to the Athens Housing Authority Board of Commissioners in 2006 where she continues to serve. She also serves on boards for the Athens Tech Foundation, the Classic Center Cultural Foundation, Farm to Neighborhood Inc., and the Board of Trustees at Ebenezer Baptist Church, West. 

Nathan sits down with Michele to unpack her story of humble beginnings, overcoming obstacles as a woman of color in her field, and intentionality around diversifying board rooms. What has she learned? What’s been effective? What can we be doing better to be truly inclusive? Tune in…

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