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Buddy Teaster

President & CEO, Soles4Souls

Since October 2012, Buddy has been president & CEO of Soles4Souls. In the last few years, he, along with an amazing team, have rebuilt the board, expanded partnerships and global reach all while doubling down on “disrupting the cycle of poverty.” Combining entrepreneurship, for-profit and non-profit experience, his passion for philanthropy and global change led him to take on the role of leading the largest social enterprise provider of shoes to those in need around the world.

During Buddy’s time as the President/COO of Executive Business Services (EBS) he first encountered Soles4Souls. Before that, he was the Chief Network Officer for Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), a non-profit organization committed to developing better leaders through education and idea exchange. YPO is the largest CEO network in the world with more than 20,000 CEOs in 100+ countries.