Paul Tasner

Paul Tasner

I have always worked for others. Some employers have been small start-ups, others large multinationals. But I had never done anything entrepreneurial, until I founded PulpWorks in 2011. My last position was as Senior Director of Operations at a mid-sized consumer...
David Tice

David Tice

I believe our youth are our future. TrueSpark gives kids a road map to navigate life’s journey. They learn creativity and curiosity instead of apathy, integrity and generosity in place of greed, courage and love instead of fear, empathy and forgiveness instead...
David B. Wolf

David B. Wolf

A college education opens a world of opportunities. In 2002, when California’s “master plan” – a guaranteed spot in college for every eligible student – was gutted by post-tech-bubble funding cuts and increasing demand, my encore project,...
Murelle Harrison

Murelle Harrison

I was reared on a farm in a poor, rural area, but my parents taught me and my seven siblings that family, hard work, education and belief in God were the stepping stones out of poverty. It worked for us, and I believe it will work in Gardere. The Gardere Initiative...
Pam Koner

Pam Koner

I started Family-to-Family in 2002 in response to a New York Times article that described an Illinois community so poor that many houses had dirt floors and children went to bed hungry. Moved by the news piece, and up for a challenge, I got on the phone, called the...