Built for Impact

Built for Impact

Are you trying to make a difference in this world? Do you dream of owning or starting an organization that makes a lasting impact? From Evergreen Results, listen to conversations with leaders and entrepreneurs who have built organizations making a positive impact on the world. With host, Amanda Bocik, explore the path from purpose to impact and all the risks, bumps, and bruises that came along the way.

Episodes

May 26, 2022 55 mins

Anne Fulenwider is a former magazine editor for Marie Claire and a believer in the power of storytelling. She has interviewed powerful women including Melinda Gates, Mindy Kaling, Gwyneth Paltrow, and many more on stages such as the Makers Conference and South by Southwest. 

After her mother died of a sudden heart attack in 2016, Fulenwider became motivated to make an impact in women’s health. Inspired by all the women she’s met who...

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Dr. Paul Zeitz is a physician, epidemiologist and tenacious award-winning advocate for global justice and human rights with over 35 years of advocacy experience. He has a vision for radical transformation for our world. In this episode we talk about his journey from medicine to activism and his diagnosis of S.I.P.O. Dr. Zeitz is not about making small change. He is about making big, bold change and believes it can happen now. He be...

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Kimberly Wiefling helps take toxic work cultures and turn them into thriving places where teams actually want to be. Her superpower is turning managers into leaders and groups into true teams who can achieve “impossible” together. She’s a “force of nature”, and is determined to use that force to make a significant positive impact on our world. In today’s conversation, Kimberly shares the top reasons why team fail at reaching their ...

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Imagine a world where entire communities stepped up to help raise future leaders? Where neighbors wrapped around each other to provide support for one another’s kids? 

This is the vision of Crittenton Services of Greater Washington and Siobhan Davenport. The goal is to be out of business because the community - from neighbors, to businesses, to schools, and churches - are surrounding the youth to help raise them up into adulthood fo...

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March 18, 2022 45 mins

Sarah Treadway is a powerhouse. As President and Co-CEO of Stout Street Hospitality, she has overcome challenge after challenge alongside her brother to keep their family business afloat. In this conversation we talk about the transition their father led them through before passing the reins over, as well as how they reacted to the pandemic so that they could keep their people their top priority. Sarah also shares some genius life ...

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Tim Kachuriak didn’t take a direct path, like most, when he began his journey to the nonprofit scene. He has worked and lived in multiple states but still remembers the organization and the moment when his heart strings were pulled and he realized that the nonprofit world would be where he landed for his long term career. Now Tim moves with a mission to create the most generous generation ever and is doing so by studying raw data o...

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February 17, 2022 43 mins

Anne Huntington Sharma is a fierce female leader focused on prioritizing accountability, communication, transparency and empathy in the workplace. As the current President of the Huntington Learning Centers she walks us through how she has taken the program from a strictly “brick and mortar” concept to a blend of virtual and physical during the Covid-19 pandemic. She goes in depth on why communication and listening are key and the ...

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February 10, 2022 54 secs

Built for Impact will be coming back next week and we have a great lineup for 2022!

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December 16, 2021 41 mins

Have you ever asked the question “why” and truly wanted a non-bias answer? Challenging ourselves to go deeper and not just look for the answer we want can be hard. 

As a child Peter Zaccagnino was raised by a single mom and had zero connections to anything aviation. Still, he knew that it was something he had to pursue. He earned his undergraduate degree in Aeronautical Engineering and shares some hilarious stories about how he paid...

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Husband. Father. Commander in the Navy SEALs. Actor. Mentor. Author. These are only a few of the words to describe Commander Rorke Denver. If you have followed the military at all his name will be familiar to you and even if you haven’t you would likely recognize him from his movie Act of Valor or perhaps television show American Grit. Commander Denver has traveled the world as a SEAL working to keep our country safe but today he t...

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November 18, 2021 31 mins

After being turned down at least 100 times Alicia Tulsee has developed a business that is rapidly growing into one of the leading apparels brands for the medical community today. Alicia knew she had something worth fighting for so mustered all the moxie she had herself to develop the first direct to consumer apparel brand for nurses, Moxie Scrubs. Listen in on how she never stopped fighting for those that fight for us when we are a...

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November 4, 2021 30 mins

Marketing doesn’t always mean engagement metrics or how many followers you have on social media. For my guest, it means telling a story. A story that will allow others to connect with you and trust that your cause is worthy and needed. 

Joining me for this episode is Amanda Bocik of Evergreen Results. With nearly a decade of experience in the marketing field underneath her belt, she’ll share how she has been guiding multiple organiz...

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October 21, 2021 36 mins

Does grant writing seem overwhelming to you? Former NYC educator Libby Hikind has found herself at the wheel of the leading grant funding search engine after “retiring” for a short period of time.  More than 200,000 nonprofits, businesses and individuals visit GrantWatch.com each month and many nonprofits use GrantWriterTeam to find a grant writer to fundraise for nonprofits. In this episode Libby gives us some nuggets of wisdom sh...

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October 7, 2021 49 mins

For many, understanding the intricacies of family business may seem daunting...or even messy...but for Alan Wilson, CEO of Sugarbush Capital this is his sweet spot. Alan is a “connector” in every sense of the word. He is incredibly intelligent, check out his educational history,  but cares deeply for people, relationships and leaving an impact which makes his talents unparalleled in today’s family business scene. He’s used his busi...

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Jonathan Coors, alongside his brother Michael and cousin Timothy, serve as the Chief Executive Officers of CoorsTek. They are out to “make the world measurably better” and they start within their company. They recently won Best Managed Company awarded by Deloitte and the Wall Street Journal making it clear that they are doing something right. They believe that core values are essential and people are a company's best asset. Li...

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September 9, 2021 47 mins

Sybil Ackerman-Munson has been on all sides of the non-profit and donor world. She started as fundraising for an environmental nonprofit  and now owns and operates “Do Your Good” teaching all of us that it doesn’t matter how much we have to give, we all have something. Whether you are running a non-profit or you are a giver, today’s episode is one you will want to lean into. Sybil has much wisdom to share as a content creator and g...

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June 3, 2021 4 mins

We are taking a break for summer and will kick back up in August! Have a great summer everyone!!

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Trove provides high quality CBD products for people, horses, dogs, and cats. Trove is owned and operated by the Carter family. Deborah, Sam, Madison, and Avery each play a crucial, yet different, role in the company. 

In Part 1 of this special 2-part series, we shared the genesis story of Trove. How Star, the family horse, started recovering just days before having to be euthanized after receiving CBD. Star’s incredible recovery sto...

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Imagine trying every possible solution to save the pet you love. Our pets are our family and many of us would do almost anything to help them if it meant preventing humane euthanasia and keeping them in our lives. 

That’s what led Deborah Carter to using CBD to help her horse, Star, just days before having to euthanize her. Star experienced significant improvement immediately. Today, Star is healthy, sound, and expecting her first f...

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From the US Navy, to investment banking, to healthcare for jails and detention centers - Justin Searle has approached each leadership opportunity with a service mindset. He cares about serving others well and making a difference. In our conversation today, we talk about the opioid crisis in America and how we have criminalized mental illness, but we also talk about 3 ways to serve and lead well through a crisis. As we continue to n...

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