Place Corps Co-Founder is Hawthorne Valley Commencement Speaker

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Place Corps co-founder Matthew Stinchcomb was the Hawthorne Valley 2019 commencement speaker.

Before heading up The Good Work Institute, Matt was the longest serving employee and the VP, Values, and Impact at Etsy.com. In that role he oversaw the stewardship of the company’s vision, mission, and values, and worked to give all employees the means and the desire to maximize the benefit their work has on people and the planet. In 2013, he was named a GOOD Magazine ‘Figure of Progress’. The next year he was named as one of the Purpose Economy 100. In 2016, He became a BALLE Local Economy Fellow.

Matt also serves on the Board of Directors for the Schumacher Center for New Economics (Chair) and Naropa University, and the Board of Trustees for Hawthorne Valley. He is a graduate of Oberlin College and lives in Rhinebeck, NY.

Congratulations Class of 2019!

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