Founder & CEO
RedefinED Advisors LLC
Alyse Victoria Maslonik will loudly admit she does not match in the corporate planet. She struggles to maintain her tips and opinions to herself and does not like nicely-worn paths.
“I’m what I like to contact a ‘strategic disruptor’ — right here to adjust the status quo and do points differently,” she says.
Maslonik’s company, RedefinED Advisors LLC, is carrying out its greatest to be a disruptive force in the sector. Maslonik launched the business at the finish of 2021 to assistance private schools raise funds for monetary help and scholarships by way of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit system. RedefinED began with 1 partnership and 1 service supplying. In just a year, it has expanded to 4 solutions supplied to 42 partners. The business has raised extra than $eight.five million in scholarships for private schools in Pennsylvania, funds that will effect almost ten,000 students. “And we are not preparing on stopping anytime quickly,” Maslonik says.
Subsequent on her list is assisting private schools in the Pittsburgh location. She sees a future with no limits. “I am one hundred % mission driven, and my No. 1 target will usually be to leave this planet improved than I discovered it. I am pretty conscious that I produce the vision, but I rely on my remarkable, fabulous, cannot-do-this-devoid of-them group to implement that vision,” she says.
Maslonik’s motivation spawns from her hard childhood, in the course of which she spent a period of time in a domestic abuse shelter. “Because of my upbringing, it will usually be my mission to make sure that no child—not one—will have to reside by way of the points I have,” she says.
A portion of the income from RedefinED go toward supporting the communities the business performs in. Maslonik has also produced the Triumph More than Tragedy Scholarship Award to give added assistance to youngsters who develop up in challenging situations.
What’s Maslonik’s suggestions to other girls in company?
“Build a terrific group filled with persons that have distinctive strengths than you do, and listen to their input,” she says. “When constructing a startup specifically, it is significant to have a group that is adaptable, providing the company the flexibility to adhere to the mission, wherever it could lead.”
The greatest suggestions she has ever received is: “Don’t go by way of life hunting for causes why you do not matter, mainly because life will show these to you. Normally appear for the causes why you do.”
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