Wayne Elsey

Wayne Elsey

Wayne Elsey is the Founder and CEO of Wayne Elsey Enterprises (WEE), a company that works with social enterprise organizations, nonprofits and companies on strategy, branding, development and education via the following four subsidiary portfolio brands:

• str@tegic - focusing on leadership and business strategy • Funds2Orgs - a social enterprise that enables individuals, companies and organizations raise funds while helping to support micro-enterprise opportunities in developing nations • 501C3U - an online university for non-profit education • Not Your Father's Charity (NYFC) - which is a forum that enables social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, non-profits, the media and general public to learn how to succeed in 21st Century social enterprise.

In addition, Wayne is also a highly sought after and dynamic public speaker and authority on topics related to leadership, branding, social activism, motivation, and community engagement. His network appearances include: NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, Today Show, & Fox News. He is also the author of "Almost Isn't Good Enough".

Prior to establishing Wayne Elsey Enterprises, Wayne was the CEO of Soles4Souls, which is a social enterprise he founded and turned into a $74 million organization in less than five years to help ensure that individuals in developing nations have access to shoes, which are necessary for hygiene and medical reasons, going to school and being able to work.

Wayne got started in business in the footwear industry at the age of 15. He went on develop in the field in various positions in manufacturing, management, sales and marketing. He served as President of Kodiak-Terra USA and as President and CEO of Footwear Specialties International (FSI) and grew the revenue 400 percent during his five-year tenure.

He has traveled extensively and continues to seek ways to make a difference on society and innovate new ways of doing business.

Specialties:Nonprofit Leadership, Nonprofit Marketing, branding and identity, leadership, people development, management, strategic planning, branding,, Funds2Orgs,

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