Washington, DC-based MindShare Selects Blake Allison for its 2019 Cohort
Mar 13, 2019
LifeCents to take part in the select, invitation-only program for CEOs of innovative, fast-growing companies
WASHINGTON D.C., March 12, 2018 — LifeCents, a wellness platform that inspires and empowers people to improve their financial health and well-being, is proud to announce its inclusion in MindShare, an exclusive organization designed especially for CEOs of the most promising high-tech companies in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to connect with, and learn from, some of the most talented entrepreneurs in the DC area,” said Blake Allison, CEO of LifeCents. “The Mindshare network empowers the cohort to think bigger and bolder, and I am prepared to get to work.”
Founded in 1997 with the mission to help CEOs build long-term, sustainable companies, Mindshare connects select, handpicked CEOs from some of the area’s hottest emerging companies, ultimately creating growth opportunities, and fostering collaboration in a collegial environment.
“We are delighted to welcome LifeCents CEO, Blake Allison, to this year’s class,” said Steve Balistreri, Managing Director at Deloitte and executive committee board member. “Each year, our Mindshare participants hail from some of the most innovative organizations in the DMV and this year’s class is certainly representative of the momentum and diversity we see in technology companies across this region.”
Mindshare received more than 160 nominations for 2019, with 58 of those accepted into the final cohort.
The newest MindShare members will complete a series of classes, taught by notable speakers, on building a business as a CEO. At the conclusion of the program, members with significant attendance and participation will graduate and join a powerful alumni network of more than 1,000 CEOs.
2019 members attended a special welcome event on March 11th at the Capital One Arena, hosted by Ted Leonsis and the MindShare Board.
The Mindshare Board’s Executive Committee includes Harry Glazer of SPROCKIT; April Young of Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.; Steve Balistreri of Deloitte & Touche, LLP, and Michael Lincoln of Cooley, LLP. MindShare is supported by a board of industry veterans who are committed to building a strong ecosystem for success.
LifeCents is a wellness platform that empowers people to acquire the knowledge, build the habits and gain the confidence they need to make smarter every day decisions. Consumers that use LifeCents go on to become financially aware, savvy, engaged and are of extraordinary value to businesses and organizations. LifeCents clients and partners include Fortune 500 companies, financial service providers, government agencies, nonprofits and employers. For more information on LifeCents, visit www.lifecents.com.
Founded in 1997, MindShare’s mission is to help CEOs from the most promising high-tech emerging growth companies in the Greater Washington Metropolitan region build long-term, sustainable companies by providing mentorship, creating business opportunities and a sense of community, and fostering teamwork in a collegial environment. Year after year, the CEOs who graduate from MindShare reaffirm its enduring value through continued business opportunities and lasting friendships.