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Ignite Burlington 2015 | Speaker Spotlight – Janice Shade

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Janice Shade | Co-Founder, Milk Money

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.
Twitter: @jshade
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.