Lisa A. Gatti – Founder of Pal-O-Mine Equestrian

Lisa A. Gatti - Founder of Pal-O-Mine Equestrian

Lisa A. Gatti, Founder and Executive Director of Pal-O-Mine Equestrian, began her career as a special education high school teacher. Today, she uses her horses as her teaching tool rather than books. Lisa’s accomplishments do not go unrecognized on local and national levels. She was chosen as the US Team…

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Buzz Miller – Founder of PACT

Buzz Miller - Founder of PACT

Buzz Miller, founder and president of PACT, was a successful practicing attorney for 35 years prior to his full time involvement in the animal welfare industry. As President of Melvin B. Miller, Ltd. he specialized in business transactions involving real estate, tax, corporate, securities and partnership law. Buzz has maintained…

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Paul Cothran – Executive Director of the VH1 Save The Music Foundation

Paul Cothran - Executive Director of the VH1 Save The Music Foundation

Paul Cothran is Vice President and Executive Director of VH1 Save the Music Foundation. In his position, Cothran oversees The Foundation, which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of education in America’s public schools by restoring music programs in cities across the country, and raising awareness about…

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Scott Hed – Director of the Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska

Scott Hed – Director of the Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska

Scott Hed is the founder and Director of the Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska (SAA).  The SAA is a program of the Alaska Conservation Foundation, an Anchorage-based non-profit.  Scott’s background isn’t what one would typically expect when thinking of someone involved in conservation advocacy.  But it’s a neat story. Scott grew…

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Rev. John Helmiere – Founder of Valley & Mountain Fellowship

Rev. John Helmiere - Founder of Valley & Mountain Fellowship

Rev. John Helmiere is the founder and “Minister of Listening” at Valley & Mountain Fellowship, a new spiritual community in the Rainier Valley, Seattle’s most diverse neighborhood. VMF’s vision is to build a radically inclusive and consciously interdependent community. Instead of being organized around doctrine or liturgy, the community is…

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Gina Riva – Founder of Lotus Light Arts

Gina Riva - Founder of Lotus Light Arts

Gina is a yoga instructor, educational advocate, artist, and founder of Lotus Light Arts, a non-profit outreach program for at-risk young women in Los Angeles that provides tools to build self-awareness, confidence and accountability through health education, character development, problem solving, yoga, meditation and the creative arts. She credits yoga…

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Dave Girgenti – Founder of Wish Upon A Hero

Dave Girgenti - Founder of Wish Upon A Hero

Dave Girgenti is the founder of Wish Upon A Hero, the world’s largest social helping website. Dave also serves as the executive director of Wish Upon A Hero Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to grant wishes. Each year, Dave bears the title of executive producer for the Hero Awards Gala,…

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Kaye Popofsky Kramer – Founder of Step Up Women’s Network

Kaye Popofsky Kramer - Founder of Step Up Women's Network

Kaye Popofsky Kramer founded Step Up Women’s Network and currently sits on the national board of directors of the nonprofit membership organization, which connects and advances professional women and teen girls. Step Up Women’s Network, which began in Kaye’s living room in 1998, is now one of the most sought-after women’s groups in the…

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Kendra Stitt Robins – Founder of Project Night Night

Kendra Stitt Robins - Founder of Project Night Night

Kendra Stitt Robins is the founder and executive director of Project Night Night, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing care packages for homeless and transient children living in shelters across the country. Founded in 2005, Project Night Night donates more than 25,000 Night Night Packages each year, free of charge, to homeless…

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