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Ignite Burlington 2015 | Speaker Spotlight – Cyrus Patten

Ignite Speakers - Cyrus Patten (2)

Presentation: Unthinking the Nonprofit

Cyrus Patten has served in senior leadership positions at some of Vermont’s most notable nonprofit organizations including Howard Center and Spectrum Youth & Family Services. He is currently serving as Campaign for Vermont’s first Executive Director.

He earned his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Colorado State University and is a doctoral candidate in Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Vermont where he is studying alternative models for funding nonprofit organizations.

Cyrus thrives in challenging and dynamic environments, breaking convention and seeking new ways to solve old problems.

Twitter: @cyruspatten
 
Ignite Burlington 2015 will be held on Thursday October 15 at The Film House at Main Street Landing. 
Schedule for the evening:
5:30pm – 6:30pm – Registration and cocktail hour
6:30pm – 8:30pm – Ignite Presentations
8:30pm – 9:30pm – Reception and Speaker Meet & Greet
All proceeds from the event will go towards the Hergenrother Foundation.
We look forward to seeing you there! 

Ignite Burlington 2015 | Speaker Spotlight – Eugene Korsunskiy

Ignite Speakers - Eugene Korsunskiy (2)

Presentation: Trucks and Creativity 

Eugene Korsunskiy is the Senior Coordinator of Design Initiatives at UVM, where he teaches classes on Design Thinking and Designing Your Life. Before coming to UVM, Eugene taught at Stanford, where he received his MFA in Design 2012. His masters project, called SparkTruck, was a delivery-truck-turned-classroom-on-wheels, filled with maker tools and supplies, which he and his friends drove across the country to teach kids about tinkering, design, and creativity.

Website: www.eugenekorsunskiy.com
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/eugenekorsunskiy

Ignite Burlington 2015 will be held on Thursday October 15 at The Film House at Main Street Landing. 
Schedule for the evening:
5:30pm – 6:30pm – Registration and cocktail hour
6:30pm – 8:30pm – Ignite Presentations
8:30pm – 9:30pm – Reception and Speaker Meet & Greet
All proceeds from the event will go towards the Hergenrother Foundation.
We look forward to seeing you there! 

Ignite Burlington 2015 | Speaker Spotlight – James Lockridge

Ignite Speakers - James Lockridge (2)

Presentation: The Elevation of Agitation: Empowering Voices & Remembering Simple Truths

James is the Executive Director of Big Heavy World. He has directed Vermont’s Burlington-based independent, volunteer-staffed music office for 20 years, generating partnerships and channeling enthusiasm that supports Vermont-made music of every kind & stage of development. Through a music archive, record label, community radio station, music shop, events, and more, and in collaboration with community partners, he has brought together the resources that provide Vermont with a music office where it would not have one otherwise. James has championed inclusion and respect for diversity, and built a widely recognized engine of support for regional music based on these values. He has been visionary in recognizing the potential of combining widely different community stakeholder interests into collaborations that satisfy the goals of all involved.

James is a cultural heritage advisory board member of the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership (Vermont’s National Heritage Area) and serves on the King Street Neighborhood Revitalization Corp. He also directs the Youth Safety Council of Vermont and coordinates the Distracted Driving Task Force of the Vermont Highway Safety Alliance and its Education/Outreach & Marketing Focus Group.

Email: jim@bigheavyworld.com
Phone: 802.865.1140
Twitter: @bigheavyjim
Facebook: facebook.com/jamesedgarlockridge
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/jamesedgarlockridge

Ignite Burlington 2015 will be held on Thursday October 15 at The Film House at Main Street Landing. 
Schedule for the evening:
5:30pm – 6:30pm – Registration and cocktail hour
6:30pm – 8:30pm – Ignite Presentations
8:30pm – 9:30pm – Reception and Speaker Meet & Greet
All proceeds from the event will go towards the Hergenrother Foundation.
We look forward to seeing you there! 

Ignite Burlington 2015 | Speaker Spotlight – Tad Cooke

Ignite Speakers - Tad Cooke

Presentation: Finding Why

Tad is a 9th generation Vermonter, 2014 UVM graduate, and co-founder of New Moran, a Vermont non-profit formed to create a cultural landmark on Burlington’s waterfront. 

Email: tad@moranplant.org
Twitter: @moranplant
Instagram: @moranplant

Ignite Burlington 2015 will be held on Thursday October 15 at The Film House at Main Street Landing. 
Schedule for the evening:
5:30pm – 6:30pm – Registration and cocktail hour
6:30pm – 8:30pm – Ignite Presentations
8:30pm – 9:30pm – Reception and Speaker Meet & Greet
All proceeds from the event will go towards the Hergenrother Foundation.
We look forward to seeing you there! 

Ignite Burlington 2015 Speaker Announcement!

COLCHESTER, VERMONT (September 9, 2015) – Adam Hergenrother and Hergenrother Foundation are hosting the 4th Annual Ignite Burlington on Thursday October 15, 2015 at The Film House at Main Street Landing.

Ignite is an exciting, unconventional event, designed to inspire, educate, and entertain the greater Burlington community.  Ignite events are held in over 100 cities worldwide and are similar to TED’s ”Ideas Worth Spreading.” Ignite events bring people together in an inspiring, mastermind-like forum, where speakers share their passion projects and inspirational success stories for compelling five minutes, respecting Ignite’s acclaimed mantra, ”Enlighten Us, But Make It Quick.”  Click here for more information: www.hergenrotherfoundation.org/events.

Registration and networking from 5:30pm-6:30pm.  Light appetizers and a cash bar will be available.  Presentations begin promptly at 6:30pm.

Tickets are extremely limited and are on sale now for $15.00.  For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

We are excited to announce the following speakers will present at Ignite Burlington 2015:

Hergenrother Foundation’s mission is to empower today’s youth to become tomorrow’s confident and dynamic leaders by providing the necessary resources, programs, and events for youth to learn, grow, thrive, and develop into outstanding members of their communities. By supporting Hergenrother Foundation, you are investing in the future of your community.  Our youth leadership programs and camps will teach youth to dream big, act with purpose and passion, and serve others first. Hergenrother Foundation is also dedicated to bringing educational and inspirational events to the Greater Burlington area, to heighten awareness for the power that every person, regardless of age, can live a life without limits. For more information, visit www.hergenrotherfoundation.org.

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Ignite Burlington 2014 | Speaker Spotlight – Taraleigh Weathers

Speaker Spotlight - Taraleigh Weathers

Presentation:  How to Rock Your Life After Loss

Taraleigh Weathers guides people who are in love with live music who want to bring the authentic expression of themselves that they let out at music festivals and shows into their everyday lives. She is a published best selling author and retreat and event producer. Basically Taraleigh loves rocking people’s lives!

“How to Become a Joy Addict: The 12 Step Program” is Taraleigh’s next highly anticipated book and is slated for release early 2015. In the meantime you can enjoy reading Taraleigh’s words in her column Music Turns Me On for the The Huffington Post, MindBodyGreen and on her blog www.taraleighlovesyou.com

Get your own all-access pass to a joyful and abundant life by going to www.taraleighlovesyou.com and put yourself on the list.

Email:  taraleigh@taraleighlovesyou.com
Twitter:  taraleighlove
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/taraleighlovesyou
Instagram:  taraleighlove
Youtube:  www.youtube.com/taraleighlove 

Reserve your Ignite tickets here.
Ignite Burlington info:  www.hergenrotherfoundation.org/events  

Ignite Burlington 2014 | Speaker Spotlight – Danielle Livellara

Speaker Spotlight - Danielle Livellara

Presentation:  Money is Love

Danielle’s passion is helping people feel really great about their relationship to money, so they are free to follow THEIR passion.

Danielle has been working with her clients and their money for 9 years, first as a Financial Advisor with Smith Barney (now Morgan Stanley Smith Barney) and now as a money and business coach. Danielle is no longer managing investments, but managing the energy and emotions around money.

Danielle is the the co-creator of “Heal Your Wallet”, which is a 5 step online home study course that will shift you into the positive with your relationship to money.  She also teaches about money at conferences and to corporations, including speaking at the Women Business Owners Network, Senator Leahy’s Women’s Economic Opportunity Conference, Rotary Club, Vermont Energy Investment Corp., Dealer.com, and internationally at the Ultimate Girl’s Getaway. In addition, Danielle has appeared in Women’s Health magazine and been published internationally in the Gulf News of Dubai.

For fun, she loves to salsa dance, sing blues and folks (and some karaoke!), travel to warmer places, work on her Italian, paddle board, kayak, bike ride, and read endless books on love, consciousness and money.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/financialwellnessconsultant 
Email: Danielle@DanielleLivellara.com 

Reserve your Ignite tickets here.
Ignite Burlington info:  www.hergenrotherfoundation.org/events  

Ignite Burlington 2013 | Speaker Spotlight – Adam Hergenrother

Speaker Spotlight - Adam Hergenrother

Presentation: Life Without Limits

Adam Hergenrother and Hergenrother Industries empower the leaders of today to develop the leaders of tomorrow. Defined by vision, inspiration, leadership, opportunities, and growth, Adam has built seven companies in under five years. Hergenrother Industries is a powerhouse connector – matching talent with opportunities, the community with resources, clients with Realtors, investors with entrepreneurs, and goals with training and education. Through strategic business consulting, consistent accountability, and personal development, Adam is developing leaders and businesses worldwide.

 

Websitewww.HergenrotherIndustries.com

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/HergenrotherIndustries
Twitter: ahergenrotherReserve your Ignite tickets here: http://goo.gl/QVJPp2
Ignite Burlington info:http://www.hergenrotherfoundation.org/events/