When I was in undergrad, the Dean of my school at the University of Michigan had banners
all over our main building – they said, “The Point is the People.” Every day when I walked inside, the
banners with staff and student photos were the 1st
thing I saw. Dean White taught me an important lesson at a young age – indeed,
the best organizations are built with the very best people.
I want to take a moment and speak about the people (rioters) of
sweetriot and THANK them again for their amazing work.
I’ve had many mentors along the way and would never profess to making it alone. My volunteer advisors include my very 1st manager at Yahoo, my 1st investor, my 1st professor at grad school and more.
Many wonderful friends of mine have offered invaluable
advice -- from the banker in
sweetriot is privately funded by a small group of visionaries from around the world. It is these individuals who think outside of the box and believe in business making a difference.
As I began creating sweetriot, I reached out to students to
help me shape the plan. There’s Raquel
From our featured artist Mike Hammer to our creative lawyers Jerry and Thayer to our graphic designer Suzanne and our web gurus Jon and Rob - we could not have designed our organization without you!!
I was so lucky to find Oliver and Laura for the summer. They are super talented 2nd year
Last but certainly not least is sweetriot’s first full-time team-member. She requires an entire entry – stay tuned.