Institute for Social Entrepreneurship

Our Team

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CEO David Dey is one of the nation’s foremost experts in Social Entrepreneurship. As professor, consultant and author, with 20 years of experience as a community developer, he has built ISE’s curriculum, materials and proven methodology to help businesses succeed in growing and giving back. With expertise in securing resources to launch, grow and manage business, David helps entrepreneurs develop and execute winning business concepts through interactive programs and workshops.

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CIO (Chief Impact Officer) Julie Kazmierski has 30+ years experience in key roles as a successful entrepreneur, highly decorated sales career with expertise in customer service delivery, leadership development and organizational management. Julie specializes in strengthening businesses through coaching, training and recruitment. Applying insight in program design and development, sales and marketing, presenting and business consulting. Julie helps entrepreneurs build talent and hone their skills. She has a passion to help women-based ventures.

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Strategic Operations Officer, Ewart LeBlanc has 32 years of technical and business experience addressing a broad array of strategic leadership, financial management, technology, operations, marketing, public relations, and business development issues for a Fortune 500 company. Ewart helps entrepreneurs and organizations develop effective and efficient business processes across their value chains.

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Team Qualifications

Social Entrepreneurship Expertise

Over 15 years developing social entrepreneurial knowledge sharing, frameworks, proven models and winning ventures

Community Development Expertise

Over 25 years of community engagement & development experience

Corporate Strategy and Project Management

Over 30 Years of corporate experience in strategic planning, project management and process optimization including:

• International manufacturing operations

• Product delivery process models

• Lean Six Sigma certification

Business, Venture Startups and Program Design

ISE has helped over 30 start-up clients design businesses or ventures

Business Consulting Experience

40 clients have increased their profitability and success using ISE’s consulting services

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