Dec 1, 2020
When he was about to graduate from Purdue, Andre Hughes met an influential senior executive who leveraged his network to get Andre a great job at AT&T. Andre never forgot the lesson he learned from this “kingmaker”, quickly becoming a kingmaker himself during his long career as a Managing Director at Accenture. A natural leader, Andre built large practice areas within Accenture, developing a global following of younger leaders. But, it was a trip to Kenya as the head of the Accenture Foundation that sparked his passion for global philanthropy. He saw how his knowledge of teaching others how to help themselves could be built into a software platform.
In this episode, Liz Tinkham speaks with Andre about his Third Act: Powered By Action. Andre founded Powered By Action to provide innovative software solutions to other nonprofits to help them extend their reach and virtually connect all of their constituents. Andre and teammates bring their diverse expertise to automate program delivery through short-messages, live webcasts, content delivery and polls to build engagement on other nonprofits’ platforms.
Connect with Andre on LinkedIn, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can learn more about Andre’s Third Act at poweredbyaction.org. Want to hear about more people like Andre? Follow and subscribe to The Third Act podcast.