Mandy Gilbert is an entrepreneur, CEO, speaker, writer and investor. In 2002, she started Creative Niche, a recruitment firm on $8,000. Today, it brings in more than $10m in sales and has placed thousands of creative, digital, and marketing talent across North America. In 2015, Mandy Co-founded RED Academy, a design and technology college that employs 50+ staff across its campuses and has done more than $5m in impact work.
Mandy builds companies based on integrity and impact and her accolades include the Enterprising Women of the Year Award and the United Nations Global Accelerator. She is a graduate of the EO/MIT’s elite Entrepreneurial Masters Program and Bell Leadership Institute. Mandy is a weekly columnist for Inc.com, Director of The Remix Project, an organization that works on leveling the playing field for young people from disadvantaged communities and Board Member of her YPO Chapter.