Episode 46

Pete Leonard on Providing Second Chances

Jun 27, 2022

Jeff Shafer, CEO of CommonGood Capital, is joined by Pete Leonard, founder and Roast Master of I Have a Bean, on how moving a lot as a child taught him the value of diversity, how a missions trip to Brazil and his brother-in-law’s prison sentence collided to help form his unique take on a coffee company that primarily employs post-prison people, his dream to become the largest employer of post-prison people on the planet, and much more.

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#46 - Pete Leonard on Providing Second Chances
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Pete Leonard
Founder and Roast Master of I Have a Bean
Pete Leonard is a Social Entrepreneur who blended passion and purpose in the founding of "I Have a Bean" which roasts and distributes exceptional coffee while offering a way to help transform the lives of post-prison people.

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