Don Woodring is the luckiest man in the world. From very humble beginnings, he went from living in the Compton area of Los Angeles to becoming only 1 of about 10 people in the US under 40 to become the CEO of a public company. He experienced many obstacles in his in life including alcoholism, drug addiction and sexual abuse in his family, as well as medical health issues.
However, he never let those things get him down. He has a great professional career after receiving personal mentorship from some of the best business minds in the world.
Don will discuss the importance of mentorship in starting a successful business, and why having many mentors will provide the best perspective. The help that Don received early in his career led him to start his own company Mentorship.CLUB, which is dedicated to connecting mentors with entrepreneurs in multiple industries with a focus on diversity and inclusion.