015: Identify Your Business Values with Jacob Levine from Chorus Connection

Jacob Levine is the founder of a software startup called Chorus Connection, a company that builds technology making it easy for choirs to manage all aspects of their organization in a single place, from their membership directory and calendar to attendance and dues. Jacob is a life-long nerd and singer (currently singing with the NYC Gay Men's Chorus), and this business has been a wonderful marriage of his passions. Jacob encourages any of the self-identified choir nerds tuning into this episode to check out the mix of hilarious choir memes plus content about choir management best practices on his social media accounts listed below.


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Questions Answered in this Episode

·      Who is Jacob Levine?

·      What does his business do?

·      Why is it important to define your business values?

·      What does passion, fun, and authenticity mean to Jacob and his business?

·      How can you get in touch with Jacob?

Resources Shared in this Episode

·      Connect with Jacob on LinkedIn

·      Follow Jacob on Twitter @jacobjlevine

·      Check Out Chorus Connection’s Website

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Rhodes Perry

Rhodes Perry is a nationally recognized expert on LGBTQ and social justice public policy matters, with two decades of leadership experience innovating strategy management, policy and program solutions for corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. At his core, Rhodes is an entrepreneur, where he most recently established Rhodes Perry Consulting, LLC, a national diversity and inclusion consulting firm that uses an intersectional approach to collaborate with leaders on creating solutions in the practice areas of strategy management, issue advocacy, and stakeholder engagement. Previously, Rhodes founded the Office of LGBTQ Policy & Practice at the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, and prior to this assignment he served as the founding Director of Policy at PFLAG National where he led the policy strategy and advocacy efforts for the organization’s 350 chapters. He cut his teeth serving as a Program Examiner at the White House Office of Management & Budget, where he improved upon federal benefit programs designed to provide assistance to low-income communities. Rhodes earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Gender Studies from the University of Notre Dame, and obtained a Master of Public Administration from New York University.