Presentation:It’s Never too Late to be What You Might Have Been
Janice Shade is an entrepreneur and brand strategist with 20 years experience in strategic planning, marketing, sales and financial analysis. Her specialty is the consumer packaged goods industry, with particular emphasis on social ventures in the natural products segment. She gained valuable formal training with companies such as Procter & Gamble, Welch’s, and Seventh Generation before launching her own entrepreneurial ventures in 2006.
She considers herself a “pathological optimist” and sees obstacles as opportunities. Creating order from chaos in the pursuit of environmental and social improvement is her passion. Her entrepreneurial ventures include Local First Vermont, TrueBody Products and Milk Money, Vermont’s first “invest local” equity crowdfunding platform.
Janice is an avid skier and hiker, rookie triathlete, youth soccer coach and experimental cook. She lives in Jericho, VT, with her husband and two daughters.
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.
Colin Ryan is a stand-up comedian who speaks to students and adults about money, confidence and happiness, and offers trainings on public speaking. Colin was named one of the top 10 youth presenters in the nation, and to date has spoken to over 50,000 students and adults. He works with schools, corporations and nonprofits across the country.