VP Strategic Partnerships, RecycleForce
Nick Reich is the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at RecycleForce, which offers some of the most comprehensive and innovative recycling services while providing workforce training, education and employment to formerly incarcerated individuals. Previously, he was the Founder and Managing Principal of Social Insight, LLC, a strategic advising firm that seeks to positively affect the world by maximizing social impact and minimizing risk of philanthropic and investment dollars through innovation and social entrepreneurship. He brings over 13 years of experience in innovation, strategy, program development, and collaboration to help nonprofits and social entrepreneurs across a variety of sectors tackle some of society’s biggest opportunities. Reich has designed and led organizations working in education, poverty, juvenile justice and economic and workforce development, including design of new charter school models, scaleable public-private partnerships, and new divisions of private Foundations. Nick has an undergraduate degree from Indiana University – Indianapolis, Graduate Certificates in Non-Profit Management and Executive Non-Profit Leadership from IU School of Public & Environmental Affairs and IU School of Philanthropy, and a Diploma in Social Innovation from the United Nations sanctioned University for Peace in Costa Rica. Nick is passionate about education and poverty issues around the globe; traveling to Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique and Haiti, as well as championing education and health related projects in Zimbabwe, Kenya and El Salvador.