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Right Thing = Good Business w/ Brent Fields, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas

RecognizeGood: Your student examiners, Brent, came away raving for sure. One of the biggest things that they came away with, was they quoted you, “it actually helps you sleep better at night to know that you’re not just helping kids, but you’re helping kids in the right way.” What does it mean to you to

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Right Thing = Good Business w/ Chris Szeliga, JE Dunn Construction

RecognizeGood: We’ve done 100 of these over the years, and one of the big differentiators is whether a business does just enough, which is totally fine, or they make a proactive decision to go above and beyond. Y’all are in the latter category, but what’s the return on investment, specifically about the different ethics trainings

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Right Thing = Good Business w/ Ellen Wood, vcfo

RecognizeGood: A tiny staff can be family atmosphere very easily. Really large staff can have all the policies and procedures that you can shake a stick at. You are kind of right there in the middle where it’s a big family. What’s been your general strategy at vcfo on the importance of taking your personal values and kind

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Right Thing = Good Business w/ Aaron Bramwell, Monkee-Boy Web Design, Inc.

RecognizeGood: We’ve got this general theme of people over profits that we’re really highlighting this year and that is the Monkee-Boy motto. Let’s start there. How did you and Joe (Pickerill, co-founder and CMO) come up with that as your credo? And what’s that look like in practice? Aaron Bramwell: Part of the history behind it is

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Zero-waste enthusiast rescues over 2,595,000 pounds of food.

A zero-waste enthusiast Allen Schroeder decided while on shift at Wheatsville Food Co-op, a local grocery store, that he could do more to help others and eliminate the waste he saw happening daily. Thirteen years later, Allen is a food-rescuing champion for Central Texas. Rescuing over 2,595,000 pounds of food through his own organization, Save

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Austin Cosmopolitan Rotary Club boosts nonprofits near and far!

“Austin Cosmpolitan Rotary Club is special because its members are passionate about what they bring to our local community, and to other important projects on other continents.” Chartered in 2007, the Austin Cosmopolitan Rotary Club (ACRC) is one of 35,000 Rotary International clubs worldwide. Their mission is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and

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