The aim of this show is to have enlightening conversations that bring to light an awareness of what Conscious Capitalism is and, more importantly, what it can do. Conscious Capitalism is Elevating humanity through good business. It provides a community and a framework by which organizations can enable greater prosperity for all it encounters. Listeners will walk away with real-world examples of how a Conscious Capitalism mindset can be implemented and the results it can bring.
Eugene Carter was born and raised in northern California. He comes to Arizona by way of the U.S. Air Force. His background is in Command, Control, and Communications with a focus on international operations. He was actively involved in air and ground operations in Desert Shield, Desert Storm, and Bosnia to name a few.
Eugene currently offers legal and identity theft protection plans to small businesses, their employees, and individuals through a company with more than 45 yrs in the industry. This allows him to help new and established businesses employ a Conscious Capitalism mindset and operate in ways they might not otherwise be able to afford. He is also a strong advocate for personal development.
Eugene supports the local business community through the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Startup Tucson. He also teaches Junior Achievement’s Be Entrepreneurial course to local High school students annually.
Eugene believes the four tenets of Conscious Capitalism are an essential key to the longevity to every type of business. They also provide a strong foundation and basis for any other type of group or organization.
Master Certified Coach and Author
Jen Sellers has been coaching and developing high-potential and high-performing leaders around the world since 2002. She serves as a thought partner to those leaders who want to more consciously navigate the uncertainty and complexity that come with their roles. She holds the credential of Master Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation.
A native of Arizona, Jen has also lived in Colorado, Mexico, Japan, and the Washington, DC area. In her two previous careers, she was first an educator, then worked under contract to NASA as a facilitator of groups at each of the NASA centers in the Learning Technologies Program, a program that brought NASA mission science and math to K-12 schools. In the early 90’s they were doing the cutting-edge work of placing the Internet in schools to test its capabilities as an educational resource.
Along with two partners, Jen co-authored a mindful leadership book and card deck called Pause: 52 Ways to Shift Any Outcome in Less Than a Minute.
Jen is a member of the Arizona chapter of Conscious Capitalism and a contributor to the growth of the chapter in Southern Arizona. She’s passionate about helping leaders apply in a very practical way the inspired practices and tenet of conscious capitalism.
Sarah McCraren is a Tucson native with a strong sense of community. Sarah spent many years in the corporate finance world specializing in the operational analysis, measurement and accountability systems, project management and software implementations. However, Sarah wanted to do work which was meaningful and would positively impact her community. She found that saving lives and reducing injuries through comprehensive safety programs fit that bill. Sarah leads the McCraren Compliance team by keeping everyone focused on their primary purpose and balancing the needs of all their stakeholders.
Sarah serves on the Board for the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Tucson Chapter, Southwest University of Visual Arts, Conscious Capitalism Arizona and are active with the Arizona Builders Alliance, Arizona Rock Products Association and Arizona Transportation Builders.
Jeremy Neis is a small business operator fueled by the desire to enrich the life experience. He grew up in the Chicago area and chased the sun to get a degree at the University of Arizona in human and organizational communications. After doing so, he returned to Illinois where over the next 15 years he would find joy in co-launching and growing a technology solutions company and establishing a family. In 2014 he returned to the desert to join his current venture, Retirement Evolutions, where his focuses are: (1) Conduct planning with individuals and families so that they can maximize the likelihood of leading secure and comfortable retirements. (2) Through the business services arm, Resourceful, empower business leaders to care for the people that they will rely upon to be thriving, sustainable organizations.
Jeremy is a proud contributor to the Conscious Capitalism movement as he views it as a powerful vehicle to bring about greater prosperity and reduced suffering for our human family. Over his career he has had the privilege to work closely with hundreds of different enterprises across many markets and industries. A common theme emerges among those firms that he’s seen excel and that is to be great not just with what they are bringing to market, but also with the manner in which they are doing so.