2019 SMPS SRC Keynote Speakers

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Bethany Andell

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Bethany Andell  | President, Savage Brands

Bethany and her company, Savage Brands, is revolutionizing corporate America by unleashing the inherent good in ourselves and the organizations we serve. Bethany keeps Savage focused on its core purpose and fosters the team’s culture and values. She is passionate about connecting other leaders to their purpose, ensuring that their companies are culturally aligned and that their brands have meaning.

Andell doesn’t just talk the talk – she walks the walk. Like many of her clients, she watched her company’s industry becoming increasingly commoditized. Andell saw this as an opportunity to shift the belief structure at the heart of Savage, and as a second-generation leader, she led her 45-year-old company through the challenging, rewarding, ongoing process of discovering and aligning with purpose.

In her book, Get Your Head Out of Your Bottom Line: And Build Your Brand on Purpose, Andell, and co-author Jackie Dryden, help leaders shift their focus from solely revenue and profit to instead prioritize the company’s long-term health, culture and non-monetary impact on the world. Bethany is an active contributor to the Conscious Capitalism movement and is the host of the Business Maker’s radio program, “Brandonomics” – interviews with CEOs to share direct insights on their purpose-driven organizations.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_text_separator title=”Closing Keynote” title_align=”separator_align_left” color=”custom” border_width=”2″ accent_color=”#8dc63f”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Emilie Aries

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Emilie Aries | Founder & CEO of Bossed Up

Emilie Aries is the Founder and CEO of Bossed Up. As a political organizer turned award-winning women’s development coach, she’s helped thousands of women step into their power as the boss of their lives and careers. Her TED talk, “The Power of No,” details how to set healthy boundaries and invest in their sustainable success, and her forthcoming book, Bossed Up, shares how all women can own their power and step up as the boss of their careers and lives.

Formerly the co-host of HowStuffWorks’ fiercely feminist podcast, Stuff Mom Never Told You, Emilie recently launched her own weekly podcast, Bossed Up, where she sits down with industry experts to tackle a new listener #careerconundrum each week.

Aries was ranked among such luminaries as Chelsea Clinton and Janet Mock in the Levo League’s Top 100 Extraordinary Individuals who are Redefining the World, was the recipient of the Women’s Information Network’s Young Women of Achievement Entrepreneurship Award, and received the YWCA’s Rising Star Award.

She earned her B.A. in political science from Brown University and completed a Fellowship studying People, Power, and Change with Professor Marshall Ganz at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. After 5 years in DC, Aries recently relocated to Denver, CO.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”See Our Keynote Speakers in Action!” title_align=”separator_align_left” color=”custom” border_width=”2″ accent_color=”#8dc63f”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0YZEYHdr_M”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAmktvxmswk”][/vc_column][/vc_row]