Impact with Don Wenner | Episode 1 – “Why Are We Doing This?”
W/ Guest Bo Parfet
In today’s episode, the FIRST episode of Impact with Don Wenner, we have a special guest, Bo Parfet. Bo Parfet is an experienced senior executive, the Chief Growth Officer at DLP, and has built a successful career as a finance leader, entrepreneur, and impact investor and philanthropist. He was born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and graduated with his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Colorado State University. Early in his career, Bo was an investment banker at JP Morgan in New York City. Seven years later, Parfet co-founded Denali Venture Philanthropy to fuse his business experience with his desire to make a global impact. In addition, Bo has climbed the 7 summits and wrote a book called Die Trying, fueled by a desire to impact.
The key takeaways from this episode are:
• How DLP and our leaders are committed to philanthropy and impact investing.
• How You can make a HUGE impact and still make money, those things are not mutually exclusive.
• What are the FOUR crises that DLP is impacting?
• The topic of BHAGs, or Big Hairy Audacious Goal, what is DLP’s BHAG and how this podcast ties in, and the importance of having your own BHAG
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