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Ignite Speaker Spotlight | Rich Nadworny


Presentation: It’s the Little Things 

Rich Nadworny is principal of Empatico, a design and innovation studio based in Burlington, Vermont. Empatico helps organizations get un-stuck through human-centered design. The process is people centric (think customer obsessed), collaborative and highly creative. Empatico provides both design services and training to organizations.
Rich leads projects for business modeling, customer experience design and workshop training. His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to local Vermont non-profits. He is the Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Dartmouth College’s Dickey Center for International Understanding. His focus is on President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) teaching Mandela Fellows in the summer and East Africans in Nairobi, Kenya in the winter.
He has built innovative digital marketing solutions for clients for almost 20 years. Previously he was a partner at one of northern New England’s largest ad agencies and ran his own digital strategy and marketing agency, Digalicious. In both places he led award-winning innovative digital work.
He is a frequent commentator on Vermont Public Radio (VPR) an innovation columnist at the Burlington Free Press and an ongoing contributor at the Huffington Post.
He has a B.A. from Dartmouth and a M.S. in New Media from Boston University. He studied design and innovation at the California College of Arts.
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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 

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Ignite Burlington info:  www.hergenrotherfoundation.org/events  

Ignite Burlington 2014 | Speaker Spotlight – Ryan Esbjerg

Speaker Spotlight - Ryan Esbjerg

Presentation:  What Makes You… Flex Your Face?

Life presents challenges to us all. It was only when Ryan worked through some personal darkness that the birth of Flex Your Face was initiated. When Ryan simplified his life and got back to the root of what makes him happy – mentally, physically and spiritually – his days got better. Ryan lives and breathes positivity. With the unending goal to inspire through simplicity, Ryan is excited to spread the Flex Your Face mission every single day.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/FlexYourFace
Instagram: @flexyourface
Speaking Events:  esbjerg.ryan@gmail.com

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Ignite Burlington info:  www.hergenrotherfoundation.org/events  

We’re looking for volunteers for Ignite Burlington 2014!

Happy Friday!

Hergenrother Foundation is very excited to be bringing Ignite Burlington to our community for the 3rd year!  Each year the event is packed with incredible speakers with interesting and inspiring stories.  And this year is no different!

We will be announcing our line-up of speakers the first week of September, when tickets go on sale.  Stay tuned!

In the meantime, we are looking for volunteers to help with event management, registration, t-shirt sales, and more on the day of the event – Thursday, October 9th.   Volunteering is a great way to give back and network!  If you are interested, please email hallie@adamhergenrother.com.

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We look forward to seeing you there!