Episode 66: Build the People with Blaire G. Hervey

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/

Blaire’s debut on Learning Life comes at an important time- the start of Black History Month. 

Blaire G. Hervey is the Director of Training and Sales Enablement at ZoomInfo powered by DiscoverOrg, a B2B database and contact directory. She is also a change management leader, making history of her own, paving the way for Diversity & Inclusion initiatives to focus on the advancement, empowerment, and visibility of underrepresented employees at ZoomInfo. 

Championing inclusion, she works to enhance the culture of learning with a “Build the People” mentality developing relevant, engaging, interactive programs to delight customers and shape tech professionals into thriving high-performers who can accelerate their careers.

She speaks to Jon about her experience in launching a company Diversity Day introducing their first Global Inclusion & Diversity Initiative (GIDI) and the launch of their employee resource groups: ZoomInColor, ZoomInfo Womens’ Initiative Network, Zoom Around the World, ZoomInfo Pride and ZoomInfo Military & Family. ZoomInfo’s dedication through these initiatives has built new relationships with their recruiting team identifying diversified talent and diversifying teams at record speed! 

To Blaire, working towards diversity, equity and inclusion is a labor of love– with real work, real people and real emotions. Blaire is all about building meaningful connections between people + data.

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