Dave Galbenski: One of a kind

14 Nov, 2023
Earlier this year we presented David Galbenski with the Edward Lowe Foundation Founders Award, whichrecognizes individuals and organizations who demonstrate above-and-beyond leadership in promoting second-stage companies, working with them and collaborating ...

Preserving our founder’s intent

2 Aug, 2023
At quarterly board meetings we share a remembrance of our founder Ed Lowe. Recently it was my turn, and I thought it would be interesting to look at our key programs ...

Climbing the BRV mountain

26 Jan, 2023
A few months ago, our team had what I will call a breakthrough. After years of creating new programs and integrating them together, we found a new way to tell our ...

Legacy: The final frontier for entrepreneurs

18 Oct, 2022
Leaving a legacy was a big deal for our founder Ed Lowe. In fact, he wrote that “I’d rather be remembered when I’m gone than known while I’m here.”

Financial wellness: making peace with money

23 Aug, 2022
Over the past 25 years, I’ve worked in small business as a controller, COO and CFO. During that time, I’ve learned how attitudes about money not only affect our sense of ...

Reconnecting: The power of in person

7 Mar, 2022
Connection with others has always been a priority for me...and as COVID guidelines relax, one of the things I plan to do is to get on a plane and make up ...

If I could turn back time: 6 lessons I wish I knew earlier

15 Oct, 2021
Reflecting back on her career, Colleen Killen-Roberts shares six lessons that have helped hone her leadership skills...

Ed Lowe’s progressive trinity: Instigate, develop and implement

11 May, 2021
Recently I’ve been watching several videos that Ed and Darlene Lowe recorded in the early 1990s to both refine and document their vision for the Edward Lowe Foundation...

AAE conference: Celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit

1 Mar, 2021
With the first three cohorts of AAE graduates, the foundation is planning its inaugural AAE conference...

From lemons to lemonade: a quick 2020 recap

11 Dec, 2020
For the foundation, 2020 started normally enough. Then just as we were gearing up for our busy retreat season, everything came to a screeching halt on March 24…