Episode 70: L&D for Local Leadership with Jessica Jones

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/

Jessica Jones is the Learning and Development Manager at CivicPlus. CivicPlus provides an integrated technology platform for local governments to help streamline work and better connect with citizens. Based in Kansas, Jones heads up training for the company’s 300+ employees, working to educate employees on the platform and initiatives, and helping civilian employees truly learn about the local governments they’re working with.


This week, Jessica sits down with Jon to talk about her career story and the cross-section of private L&D and public service.


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