Welcome to the home of Conscious Capitalism in Rochester, NY! Conscious Capitalism has been proven to have a positive impact on the bottom line for businesses and we also believe that elevating the collective consciousness in Rochester can be an economic development strategy for the entire region, as well as for a more inclusive prosperity for ALL of Rochester. The mission of our chapter is to be students and teachers of Conscious Capitalism principles and to elevate humanity though business.

Chapter Leadership

Tom Brady
Co-Founder and Co-Chair
Tom Brady

Co-Founder and Co-Chair

After a 20 year career at Park Ridge Hospital, Tom founded The XLR8 Team in 1996. His clients included the Wegmans Food Markets, Corning, Inc., and the Rochester City School District. When Wegmans reached #1 on Fortune's Best Companies to Work For list in 2005, Danny Wegman said that "one of the reasons we made it to #1 was our work with Tom Brady at The XLR8 Team!" Tom retired from XLR8 in 2017, but continues to advocate for Conscious Capitalism in Rochester and beyond!

Bob Whipple
Board Member and Founding Member
Bob Whipple

Board Member and Founding Member

Bob Whipple is CEO of Leadergrow Incorporated, an organization dedicated to development of leaders. He speaks on leadership topics and the development of trust in numerous venues internationally. He is author of four books and over 100 videos on trust and leadership. The Trust Across America organization has honored Mr. Whipple with the Top Thought Leader in Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. Bob is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation (RABEF). His work has earned him the popular title of β€œThe TRUST Ambassador."

Michelle Roberts
Board Member
Michelle Roberts

Board Member

Michelle is President and Brand Expert of Novus, Be – Known, Inc. She believes you can do anything when you realize your potential. She provides strategic branding and contract marketing services. She helps evolving organizations ignite purpose at the core to have a greater impact on the world. She does this by clarifying and communicating their message and purpose from the inside out.

Chuck Sawyer
Board Member
Chuck Sawyer

Board Member

Barb Glassman
Board Member and Founding Member
Barb Glassman

Board Member and Founding Member

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