As a Certified B Corporation, we're committed to using our business as a force for good.
First and foremost, our mission is to amplify yours.
By working with mission-driven companies to achieve sustainable growth, we are proud to work together to scale your positive impact!
At Noel & Co. we also want to see a future where the next generation of mission-driven entrepreneurs has the community and strategic support they need to thrive.
To help make this happen, we run and operate the Figure Your Sh*t Out (FYSO) Accelerator, which is a 6-month program for early-stage mission-driven founders focused on creating a safe space to test their big ideas, hone their business models, and figure their sh*t out, in community.
If you or any founders you know could benefit from having more community and strategic support, be sure to check out the FYSO website at fyso.co.
Founder & Principal
Christina Marie Noel is an award-winning social entrepreneur, Marketing Strategist, & speaker that specializes in helping organizations thrive and scale through customer research, design thinking, strategy, workshops, and storytelling.
Christina is passionate about using business as a force for good and has experience working with more than 50 mission-driven organizations on marketing & strategy. She has been a champion of the B Corp movement for more than eight years and in 2015 she was recognized with the B Corp MVP Award, given annually to the single person worldwide who made the most contributions to building the B Corp movement. She also runs the FYSO Accelerator, a program created to give mission-driven founders a safe space to test their ideas and build their entrepreneurial leadership skills, in community.
Christina has an MBA in Marketing & Entrepreneurship from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business and a BA in Economics and Music Performance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she graduated with honors and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Digital Marketing and Operations Manager
Alicia Hawes is the founder of Three Birdies Desk and Design, a social media and online business management agency that specializes in business operations, organic Instagram growth, and content marketing.
Alicia loves creating streamlined processes to improve the efficiency of business operations. Additionally, she is passionate about brand storytelling and finding unique ways to connect with a brand's audience to make a lasting impression.
Outside of her work, Alicia is an avid reader and enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and three dogs.
Kayleigh Poss graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater where she earned a BBA double majoring in General Management with an emphasis in Nonprofit Organizations & Entrepreneurship. After graduating in December 2018, she moved down to Raleigh, NC to pursue a career in digital marketing. Through working with 30+ mission-driven organizations, she has found her niche as a marketing strategist and operations manager.
Kayleigh is passionate about marketing, entrepreneurship, and community-driven organizations. She aims to one day run her own non-profit organization and give back to the community.
Founder & CEO, Unity Web Agency
Alisa Herr is passionate about lifting up those who use their talents as a force for good, and she established Unity Web Agency in 2016 to connect mission-driven technologists, designers, and strategists to the organizations who need them the most. Unity creates mission-aligned websites for nonprofits and socially responsible businesses. Alisa was previously the founding Chief Technical Officer of a media nonprofit and an award-winning web developer at a design agency.
Brendan is an expert in launching new SaaS (software as a service) products. He has led the creation of numerous banking applications and led multiple product teams. He is an expert in customer interviews as well as the entrepreneurial process. It's also worth noting that he's a former Startup Weekend: Makers Edition Winner where in one weekend he led a team of entrepreneurs in the creation of a functioning wireless leash for children.
Founder & Creative Director, Parson Lane
Molly is a graphic designer and branding expert based in Carrboro, NC. She founded Parson Lane in 2018 to help purpose-driven small business owners develop brands that elevate and inspire. Molly's mission is to craft thoughtful brand experiences that help businesses effectively tell their stories and build meaningful connections with their customers and communities. With a focus in brand identity and web design, Parson Lane offers all-inclusive, strategy-led design packages that help you see (and communicate) the big picture.
Founder & Principal, Paradigm Innovations
Sunny Su, IDSA, is an internationally-acclaimed designer, executive, and founder of Paradigm, an HKSTP 100 company. Paradigm is a global design firm that unites business strategy, human experience, & social innovation to help organizations design products, brands, & businesses that don't just grow—they thrive.
Sunny’s formidable integration of design, innovation, & strategy has helped numerous global brands (e.g. Coke, LG, Bosch) & startups (e.g. MorningBrew, Neurun, Nohbo—featured on Forbes, BizInsider, TODAYShow, SharkTank) to fundraise, develop, & launch transformative new product, brand, & digital experiences.