We are delighted to announce that Dr. JoAnn Flett will be joining SBGE as the Executive Director of the Center for Faithful Business (CFB). We conducted a national search and received 20 applications from highly qualified individuals. JoAnn rose to the top, and we are looking forward to all that she brings to SBGE and CFB.
Dr. Flett is a frequent speaker, collaborator, and organizational consultant, teasing out the intersection of faith and business that promotes human flourishing. She was a 2019-2020 Fulbright Teaching Scholar to Trinidad and Tobago. Her research interests are B-Corps, Faith and Business, Entrepreneurial Support Organizations, and Leadership Development.
She currently serves on and advises numerous nonprofit organizations, including The Accord Network (120+ faith-based international development agencies), The Ormond Center at Duke University, and the Coalition for Christian Social Innovation (a collaborative effort between Compassion International and Baylor University). She was formerly Board Chair for Geneva Global - Capital for Good (a performance philanthropy firm and Broad Street Ministry (a non-profit serving the most vulnerable Philadelphians). JoAnn continues to serve as a Business Advisor to Everence Financial (Philadelphia Initiative), Initiate Australia (a social enterprise in Melbourne, Australia), the Network of Christians in Business, and US Embassy’s E-Hub in Trinidad and Tobago.
JoAnn holds a Bachelor of Biblical Studies (Prairie College, Canada), an MBA (Eastern University), and a PhD in Organizational Leadership (Eastern University). Her PhD dissertation is titled Reshaping the Goals of 21st Century Business: A Study of the B-Corporation Movement.
Please join us in welcoming JoAnn to SBGE in early August.
Posted: June 1, 2021