Jonathan Liebert - Bee Vradenburg Foundation

CEO/Executive Director of the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado and the Southern Colorado Impact Group, Jonathan is a Social Entrepreneur and a Colorado Springs native. He is a recognized Leader by the Colorado Springs Leadership Institute (CSLI, class of 2017), a Rising Star Award recipient from the Colorado Springs Business Journal and a 2022 State of Colorado, CiviCO Governors Fellow. Jonathan is a champion for Social Impact, small businesses, and Trust in the marketplace.

Jonathan is the Chair and Chief Architect of the international BBB Trustmark Program, titled BBB4Good. This program verifies Higher-Purpose businesses and is the first new Trustmark from BBB in more than 20 years.

Jonathan is also an Adjunct Professor in the School of Business at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. In partnership with UCCS, he has created the curriculum for the first course for Social Impact Strategies in the School of Business. Jonathan believes in building strategies that Accelerate the Evolution of Business by providing tools and training designed to enhance and organize the emerging Fourth Sector of the economy and leveraging entrepreneurial strategies that solve social and environmental issues across the globe.

Jonathan currently serves on the National Board for the BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust, Business Advisory Committee for the Colorado Secretary of State, Past Chair of the Colorado Nonprofit Association, and was appointed to the Colorado Workforce Development Council Board by Governor Polis and currently chairs this State Board. Jonathan has a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education from the University of Colorado Health and Sciences Center.