Episode 50: Ballet to Bullets with Christopher Fairbank

This week Jon sits down with Lousia Schibli, co-founder of the Northern New England Women’s Investor network, and co-founder and CEO of Milk Money Vermont. Milk Money is a platform for Vermonters to discover local investment opportunities, get tips on how to evaluate those opportunities, and then make an investment. 

Louisa has also recently joined RuralWorks Partners as Chief Engagement Officer. RuralWorks Partners is an impact investment firm that supports growth stage and transitioning rural businesses and the communities in which they operate. RuralWorks is currently raising a $100 Million impact fund for these businesses and communities across the Northeast and Upper Midwest.

Listen in for Louisa’s lessons about raising capital in rural Vermont and being a female entrepreneur in the Green mountain state.

Check out:

Vermont Women’s Investor Network www.nnewin.org
Milk Money Investing www.milkmoneyinvesting.com
RuralWorks Partners www.ruralworkspartners.com

Learn more at https://milkmoneyvt.com/

A professional ballet dancer takes on a new challenge: he became a police officer. Trading ballet shoes for a gun belt sounds like something out of a movie – but meet our guest this week and he’ll tell you it’s a true story! 

In Learning Life’s 50th episode, Jon has a conversation with the inspired Christopher Fairbank. From professional ballet dancer to police officer, Fairbank has always striven to lead a different life and now communicates his story as a motivational speaker and business coach. His mantra, “dare to be different” has helped numerous companies and employees find how they can be one of today’s leaders.