Our feature article in this issue is a conversation with Shelly Wilson, co-founder and COO of Chime Solutions. Shelly and her husband, Mark, founded the business, which delivers high-touch contact center solutions for clients, with the mission of helping underserved communities thrive. During our conversation, we discussed Chime’s mission and vision, the impact the business is having in the communities in which it operates and what’s next following tremendous momentum over the past year. BBH Capital Partners recently made an equity investment in Chime, and we look forward to partnering with the company to continue its mission.
In our “By the Numbers” infographic, we look at sustainability and social responsibility, examining the benefits of investing time and resources into these areas, as well as rising demand and trends.
This issue also includes one of our favorite annual features: 21 women to watch in 2021! These inspiring women have demonstrated their power as models of female leadership and innovative entrepreneurs and are having outsized impact in their fields. The mission of the Center for Women & Wealth (CW&W) is about supporting women, so we are excited to share their successes with you.
Also in this issue, Alison Hutchinson and Melineh Ounanian outline some ideas for how trust beneficiaries can learn more about their roles and responsibilities.
Finally, in “Five Questions,” we speak with Dr. Joanne Santomauro, founder and CEO of Ancillare, about the work her company has been doing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, leadership during crisis and what the business is doing to support advancements in women’s healthcare and pharmaceuticals.