Travis Hellstrom is an entrepreneur, professor, author and consultant who helps optimists dream big and expand their influence. He is founder of the Optimist Center, a coaching and retreat space, and Advance Humanity, one of the first dozen Certified B Corporations in Vermont alongside Ben & Jerry’s, Seventh Generation, and King Arthur Flour. He is also Chair of Leadership & Management at the Marlboro Graduate School. He is the author of seven books including the Dalai Lama Book of Quotes and the Peace Corps Volunteer's Handbook.
Travis Hellstrom is an entrepreneur, international consultant, author, and executive advisor who helps mindful leaders expand their influence. He is the founder of Advance Humanity, one of the first dozen Certified B Corporations in Vermont, alongside Ben & Jerry’s, Seventh Generation, and King Arthur Flour. He is also Chair in the School of Leadership & Management at Marlboro Graduate School, with a focus on Mission Driven Organizations and Social Innovation.
Travis has a passion for helping social entrepreneurs, social businesses and nonprofits expand their influence and make a difference in the world. He served for three years with the Peace Corps in Mongolia where he met the love of his life, helped lead the first Certified B Corps in Asia, and then was a Peace Corps Fellow at SIT Graduate Institute where he received his Masters in Management focusing on social business, leadership and happiness at work. Today you can find him at TravisHellstrom.com where he writes about living simply, creating a life and work you love, and advancing humanity.