Connect With Coffee: Tips & Truths from a First-time Executive Director

Becky Rasmussen

Connect With Coffee: Tips & Truths from a First-time Executive Director

Date(s) - April 03, 2019
7:30 am - 9:00 am

Bloom Café
5200 Oakland Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Online registration is now closed for this event. If you need to make changes to an existing reservation or have questions, please contact Katie Carpenter at or (314) 657-4033.

Matt MeniettiEver imagined what it would be like to run your own organization? Have you pictured yourself leading a team and championing a cause? Do you know what it will take to get there and what details might be on your plate once you do?

Join us at our next Connect With Coffee event for young professionals as FOCUS alum and board member Matt Menietti shares his experiences and lessons learned as Executive Director of GlobalHack.  Hear how he sets priorities, works with staff and board members, and creates a vision for the future. We’ll also explore how his leadership style has evolved since taking the position in 2015. Bring your questions!

This event is open to young professionals (ages 35 and under). Space is limited, and registration is required. Arrive at 7:30  a.m. to purchase coffee/breakfast; the program will begin at 8 a.m.

About Our Speaker

Before joining GlobalHack in 2015, Matt served as the Director of Operations and Venture Partner, respectively, for two nationally-ranked accelerator programs, Capital Innovators and SixThirty. He is a former AmeriCORPS VISTA member and an alum of the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs in St. Louis.

Matt is also a co-founder of an online resource-sharing tool for nonprofits called GoodMap, which won $30,000 in non-dilutive capital through the Youth Bridge Social Enterprise Competition in 2013. In 2012, he was named to the St. Louis Business Journal’s 30 Under 30. A St. Louis transplant, Matt is originally from Iowa City, Iowa, and holds degrees in electrical engineering and entrepreneurship from the University of Iowa.


Free for FOCUS members (join/renew today)
$10 for non-members