LaKay Cornell

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LaKay Cornell is the Founder of Champagne Hippies, a brand that Celebrates, Connects, and Creates values-based businesses. Through consulting, collaboration, leadership development, writing and promotion, LaKay empowers founders, entrepreneurs, small business owners and corporate leaders to make money + do good.

LaKay has worked with a variety of non-profits, social enterprises, hyper local businesses, and digital entrepreneurs. Regardless of the size or budget of an organization, she approaches every partnership with the same two things: asking the questions no one else is asking and always considering the people who are part of every company, decision, and strategic plan.

LaKay graduated from Simmons College with a B.A. in Sociology, Society & Health, and Gender Studies, from UMASS Boston with a graduate certificate in Women in Politics & Public Policy, from Boston College Law School with a J.D., and from the University of Missouri Kansas City with an L.L.M. in Tax Law.

In addition to being a MAG member, she is also a member of the Social & Human Capital Coalition, Florida for Good, The Ethical Move, and the Female Founders Collective. She is currently working on her first book, “The Champagne Hippie’s Guide to Making Money + Doing Good” which, like everything else in her life, is a mix of engaging anecdotes and data.