September 10-12, 2021
Donor Engagement Officer at The Columbus Foundation
Hilary Stone is a Donor Engagement Officer at The Columbus Foundation. Over the course of her career, she has worked at five nonprofits in four states across three regions of the United States. She has a passion for connecting individuals and organizations with the ideas, data, and resources they need to maximize their impact. Hilary holds an MBA from Otterbein University and a BA in communications ... Read More » from Susquehanna University. She has completed Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification and Stanford University’s Designing for Social Systems Workshop, and is published in Advancing Philanthropy and NonProfit PRO.
Dean of Undergraduate Studies at CCAD
Tom has spent his career engaging students with Captains of Industry in a collaborative problem-solving model. Professor Gattis is the current Dean of Undergraduate Studies at CCAD and a former Professor and Chair of the Industrial Design group at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). At both CCAD and SCAD, Professor Gattis was the principal architect for a transformational project-based learning ... Read More » model where students completed work for Dell, Honda, Airstream, JCB, V-tech, Hobie Cat, Kids2, Newell Rubbermaid, and others. He has launched multiple innovative degree programs across several Universities and established unique study abroad opportunities in Asia, Europe, and Central and South America. Professor Gattis additionally runs a camp for college students twice annually called SHiFT. The unique learning experience gets students out of their comfort zone, extends their skill sets, and expands their networks. He is a master woodturner and wooden boat builder and is currently spending his spare time restoring a 23’ Airstream travel trailer.
Career Catalyst for Careers with Social Impact and Humanities/Fine Arts at Ohio Wesleyan University
Newton Kimberly received his BA in Sociology from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2013 and his MPA from Cleveland State University in 2019. His career path includes mostly non profit organizations covering a wide breadth of topics including college advising with I Know I Can and Americorps, development and grant writing with TECH CORPS, and fraternity work with Sigma Chi University. He is currently ... Read More » a Career Catalyst for Careers with Social Impact and Humanities/Fine Arts at Ohio Wesleyan University.
Manager, Volunteer Engagement at Besa Community
Stephanie Cedeño is a Columbus native and has spent her entire career in non-profit impacting the community she loves and calls home. Currently, she’s the Manager of Volunteer Engagement at Besa, a local nonprofit that engages people and businesses in volunteer experiences that change lives. At Besa, she drives the volunteer strategy for the organization, oversees philanthropic partnerships with ... Read More » local companies, and helps to rally thousands of volunteers a year. Prior to Besa, she spent 6 years working in local anti-hunger initiatives. Stephanie serves on the board for the Ohio State University Latinx Alumni Society, is a mentor for the Latina Mentoring Academy, and a recent graduate of the YWCA 2020 Leadership for Social Change Cohort. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling around the world, cooking, tending to her 50+ plants, volunteering and spending time outside with her friends and family. Stephanie holds a B.A. in International Studies and Master of Public Health from The Ohio State University.
COO at Rev 1 Ventures
Kristy Campbell leads operations for Rev1 Ventures, the investor startup studio providing strategic services and capital to help startups scale and corporates innovate. She supports cross-team delivery of client services – including talent programs, corporate partnerships, infrastructure (via Rev1 Labs’ innovation center), and access to investment capital. Kristy also leads Rev1’s Inclusive Entrepreneurship ... Read More » efforts, focused on reducing bias and improving access to resources and capital for underserved inventors and entrepreneurs. Prior to joining Rev1, Kristy spent her 20+ year career working within multiple high-growth, venture-backed startups, helping to build their brands, organize effective teams, grow revenue and scale. She held leadership positions at Manta Media – where she helped to grow the company into one of the largest, most trafficked websites in the U.S. – and Saama Technologies, a global leader in Big Data and analytics. Kristy serves on the advisory board for multiple non-profits, including Cultivate SMB and the START Fund, the Columbus region’s first entrepreneur giving fund. She holds a BS in Journalism from Ohio University and an MBA from Ashland University. Kristy is a frequent speaker on startup, marketing and inclusion best practices and has been featured in Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, Axios, Venture Beat, Yahoo and other top entrepreneur media outlets.
Leader - Innovate New Albany
Neil has a record of building brands customers love and employees are proud to represent. Business successes include: Private Companies: 15+ years of strengthening brands and growing the revenues of both established market-leading companies and early stage, innovative organizations. Varied industry experience including Energy, Data Analytics, Education, Strategy Consulting, Nutritional Supplements, ... Read More » Foods, and Economic Development. Global Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Companies: Leadership Roles in General Management, Marketing, and Strategy at three (3) Fortune 500 size companies in Food, Health & Beauty, OTC Medicines, Medical Devices, and Household Products.
Principal - Research & Strategy at Roto
Christian is a Harvard-educated architectural planner and design thinker with a national reputation for thought leadership across a broad spectrum of formal and informal learning spaces. He was the co-founder of CannonDesign’s innovative “The Third Teacher+” studio within their global education architecture practice, created the inter-related Prototype Design Labs and Be Playful Design consultancy ... Read More » for design-centered learning, and is a frequent speaker at TEDx events from coast to coast. Christian’s work with Fortune 500 and high-tech start-up entrepreneurs brings extensive cross-disciplinary thinking to the future of experience design in the built environment, from museums and attractions to brand environments and major architectural placemaking. Christian is a writer, a teacher, a facilitator, and most of all for Roto, a committed collaborator across our many efforts to create genuine human connections.
Founder - Let Teachers Teach
Owen Myers is a two-time student founder and Neuroscience Major at Ohio State University. Let Teacher's Teach aims to make the IEP process easier for special education teachers. By leveraging AI technology they hope to relieve stress for educators while increasing educational outcomes for students. Owen is also the Director of Business for Good, the largest social enterprise summit in Ohio.
Emily is a Design Thinking practitioner by day and a Social Innovation enthusiast by night. She spends her time building the social impact launchpad at GiveBackHack, coaching social entrepreneurs, and empowering communities through Design Thinking facilitation. She is passionate about leveraging systems thinking to build sustainable social solutions, creating true social impact in our communities. Previously ... Read More » she has spent time in nonprofit fellowships with The Columbus Foundation and The Suddes Group. As a coach, mentor, and facilitator Emily empowers others to understand that they already have everything they need to be successful. As a result of this skill, Emily was selected to facilitate the international GiveBackHack Thailand program as a part of the Rustic Pathways Critical Issues Summit in Udon Thani, Thailand. Through her work, changemakers from 20+ countries were brought together to vet 12 initiatives pressing for collaborative, international change.