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HandsOn Network, the volunteer-focused arm of Points of Light Institute, is the largest volunteer network in the nation and includes more than 250 HandsOn Action Centers in 16 countries. HandsOn includes a powerful network of more than 70,000 corporate, faith and nonprofit organizations that are answering the call to serve and creating meaningful change in their communities. Annually, the network delivers approximately 30 million hours of volunteer service valued at about $600 million.
As a leadership and team-building trainer, Allan has developed and delivered programs to colleges, universities, hospitals, and the corporate world. He has mentored entrepreneurs, CEOs, and senior management from some of North America�s top-ranked companies. He is also a popular media personality and commentator in Canada and the United States, having hosted a nationally syndicated business radio show on the Talk America radio network. As a speaker he has addressed thousands across Canada and the United States, and captured a worldwide audience through his web-related media appearances. Allan gained his knowledge through first-hand experience as a business owner, �serial� entrepreneur, CEO, manager, leadership expert, teacher, writer, and broadcaster. He delivers his life lessons with both passion and humor � helping others to create that all-important balance between all the elements of one�s life. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Allan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Montana. He went on to graduate school and shortly thereafter began a long career with the Big Brothers organization. Later he assumed senior administrative positions in advancement with the Universities of British Columbia and Alberta. Allan is a pioneer in the fund development industry, having founded two professional associations. He is the author of the revolutionary book �Zentrepreneurism: A 21st Century Guide to the New World of Business�. And his new e-book, �Zentrepreneurism 3.0� The Inner Game Of Conscious Business. His highly acclaimed speaking presentations on �Creating Passion, Purpose and Profits with Integrity� have gained national attention. His website has become a forum for the world-wide growth of the Zentrepreneurism movement. http://www.zentrepreneurism.com Allan is the Founder, CEO, and Executive Producer of Conscious Planet Radio, the first all digital radio network with a mandate to provide a media platform, connecting broadcasters from around the world with a collective voice for positive change. http://www.consciousplanetradio.com
As a multi-platform journalist and new media content manager, Jim Hackler is a leader in turning complex, technical information into compelling content. He founded the Urbane Environmentalist LLC., a new approach to communicating the benefits of green living and home construction in an accessible and understandable way. As the former head of two of the country�s leading green building initiatives (U.S. Green Building Council�s LEED for Homes and the Southeast�s EarthCraft House program), Jim brings a unique industry insider�s perspective on what it means to be green. His professional background also includes broadcast and print journalism where he worked in local television news and CNN, edited GoodCents, and contributed to Green Builder, Delta Sky, LoftLife, and Natural Home. Jim is also a national recognized speaker and trainer sharing his expertise at national conferences, workshops and start-up accelerators. He�s been adjunct faculty at Georgia State University and served as a mentor for the Habitat International Entrepreneur Program, Georgia Tech�s Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship, and HUB Atlanta.
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David Nour is a growth strategist and the thought leader on Relationship Economics® - the quantifiable value of business relationships. In a global economy that is becoming increasingly disconnected, The Nour Group, Inc. has attracted consulting clients such as KPMG, Siemens, Disney, Gen Re Insurance, Amerinet, and over 100 marquee organizations in driving unprecedented growth through unique return on their strategic relationships. David has pioneered the phenomenon that relationships are the greatest off balance sheet asset any organization possesses, large and small, public and private. He annually delivers 50 global keynotes at leading industry association conferences, corporate meetings, and academic forums. He is often a guest lecturer at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and Georgia Tech’s College of Management. David’s unique perspective and independent insights on Relationship Economics® have been featured in a variety of prominent blogs and publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, [email protected], Associations Now, Huffington Post Business, Entrepreneur and Success magazine. He is the author of several books including the best selling Relationship Economics (Wiley), ConnectAbility (McGraw-Hill), The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Raising Capital (Praeger) and Return on Impact – Leadership Strategies for the Age of Connected Relationships (ASAE, 2012).
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