Chad Poitra, the Founder and Chief Disruption Officer of InnoNative Consulting, brings over 20 years of expertise to the forefront of community and economic development, particularly in Indian Country.
His visionary leadership is driven by a commitment to leaving a lasting impact and propelling the progress of Indigenous communities. As an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, Chad draws strength from his cultural roots, propelling his efforts to champion Indigenous representation, preserve culture, and foster equitable opportunities. Through his dedicated leadership, Chad is actively reshaping narratives and paving the way for a brighter future for Indigenous communities.
Chad has an exceptional record of supporting philanthropic causes, having directed over $60 million dollars to assist Indigenous initiatives. As the leader of InnoNative, he has achieved several notable accomplishments, demonstrating his expertise in navigating organizations through the complex and challenging terrain of programmatic sustainability. He specializes in developing innovative strategies that encourage economic growth, entrepreneurship, and sustainable development in underprivileged communities.
Chad's strategic vision extends beyond traditional financial considerations, encompassing the nuanced realms of human and social capital. His commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is evident in InnoNative's informed approach, involving stakeholders throughout the development process.
Gordon Liu is a seasoned entrepreneur and strategy consultant, specializing in working with low-resource entities, such as startups, small businesses, and nonprofits. With extensive experience in community development, a passion for diversity, equity, and sustainability, and a proficiency in data analysis, Gordon leverages creative strate
Gordon Liu is a seasoned entrepreneur and strategy consultant, specializing in working with low-resource entities, such as startups, small businesses, and nonprofits. With extensive experience in community development, a passion for diversity, equity, and sustainability, and a proficiency in data analysis, Gordon leverages creative strategies to help clients achieve their business objectives. His strategic leadership and dedication to fostering inclusive environments make him a valuable asset to any organization committed to positive social change.
As the Co-Founder of Hourglass Consulting Co., Gordon has played a pivotal role in shaping the organization's mission and strategies for the past six years. Established in November 2017, Hourglass Consulting Co. is dedicated to creating positive social impact and fostering community development in Faribault, MN. Gordon's strategic leadership, coupled with his data analysis skills, has been instrumental in driving the company's success and contributing to its meaningful contributions to the local community.
Gordon brings a wealth of experience from various roles, including Executive Director at Faribault Diversity Coalition, Co-Founder of Two Thousand Hours (2kH), and Marketing and Operations Manager at the Center for Ecological Living and Learning (CELL). His diverse background encompasses AmeriCorps Program Manager at Youthlinks, demonstrating his commitment to community service, youth development, and effective data analysis.
A graduate of Duke University, Gordon Liu combines his educational background with practical insights gained through years of hands-on experience. His role as Co-Founder at Hourglass Consulting Co. and involvement in various community-focused initiatives highlight his dedication to positive social change, inclusive environments, and utilizing data analysis for informed decision-making.
In collaboration with InnoNative Consulting, Gordon Liu brings a unique blend of strategic thinking, community development expertise, and advanced skills in data analysis. As we join forces to address your organization's needs, Gordon's extensive qualifications and commitment to positive change, coupled with his proficiency in data analysis, will undoubtedly contribute to the success of our collaborative efforts.
Britannia Ramstrom, the driving force behind Ramstrom Marketing, brings a wealth of experience marked by a deep passion for marketing and strategic business elevation. Specializing in developing effective go-to-market strategies through meticulous market and customer research, Britannia ensures seamless brand cohesion during expansions in
Britannia Ramstrom, the driving force behind Ramstrom Marketing, brings a wealth of experience marked by a deep passion for marketing and strategic business elevation. Specializing in developing effective go-to-market strategies through meticulous market and customer research, Britannia ensures seamless brand cohesion during expansions into new markets.
Her proficiency extends to adeptly managing and growing social media accounts, enhancing engagement, and driving sales through exceptional copywriting and editing skills across various formats.
Amidst the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Britannia has showcased adaptability by developing new marketing plans, creating impactful social media content, and fostering cross-promotion opportunities with local artists. Notably, her astute market research acumen has significantly saved printing costs by 53% for a publisher, underlining her commitment to resource optimization.
Beyond traditional marketing, Britannia's innovative spirit is evident in guerilla ad campaigns, like wrapping a Tesla Model X in comic art that went viral and went on to attract a publisher for national distribution.
Passionate about community causes, she has organized grassroots campaigns resulting in policy changes and heightened community engagement. Britannia's diverse skills, spanning strategic planning, brand management, trade show/event promotions and social media marketing, make her a valuable collaborator for InnoNative Consulting.
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