“We break stuff, and we have to. We’re hired to figure out the difficult, maybe what others haven’t or can’t.”

Chris Paradysz:
Managing Partner
Co-founded and operated as co-CEO and Chief Growth Officer of ForwardPMX, the largest independent, global performance agency.

With extraordinary co-CEOs and partners, Chris has started up, invested in or acquired over 10 businesses. Teaching and developing leaders and entrepreneurs is a key ingredient and a lifetime passion.

 

Outside Expert

Zac DelVecchio:
Sr. Strategist
With a deep background within music and technology, Zac has blended the world of entrepreneurialism and art to develop his own style of design and creation.  As a co-founder of several businesses, Zac has a deep knowledge of development, creation, marketing and technical solutions. Zac has worked with acts and groups such as Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, The Killers, Pink!, Miss California Organization, iHeart Radio and many more.

Outside Expert

Bethany Maki
Non Profits, Fundraising Consultant, Speaker
Currently CMO at Progressive Power Lab, Program Director at Progressive Multiplier Fund

Expert nonprofit business strategist with a passion for working at intersections –

Where consumer experience affects donor behavior
Where technology enables strategy Between brand understanding incites activation

Brings integrated skills from a point of experience and insights having worked as a grantmaker, consultant and in-house executive at world-class organizations. Progressive Power Lab, Alzheimer’s Association, American Diabetes, and ForwardPMX,

George Howard:
Strategy Consultant, Professor, Author
Acting CMO of Moodagent, a venture-funded streaming service acting COO/CIO of ACME Media, a music production, management, and licensing firm founder of GHS, a strategic consulting firm professor of music business/management at Berklee College of Music, co-founder of the Open Music Initiative, a collaboration between Berklee and MI,  visiting associate professor at Brown University, frequent lecturer at MIT and other institutions, expert witness and active book writer