Innovator Spotlight

This week we’re getting to know one of the builders and backers in the Bricleir network. Based in Indiana, Elliott is working to unite company building and venture capital. We’re so grateful that we have the opportunity to partner with him as we continue to grow our presence in the midwest.

Elliott Parker (Managing Director, Business Design at High Alpha)

What was the item or activity you couldn’t live without growing up?

Surfing

What is your favorite word or quote?

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle.

If you could have one talent you don’t already possess what would it be?

Guitar

What inspires your innovative side and motivates you to pursue the path you chose?

Company creation is often the best way to solve a difficult problem and to provide opportunity to people and their families

What was one of the first lessons you learned in business?

Entrepreneurs create the world.

Knowing what you know now, what would you tell your 19-year-old self?

I’d say the same thing I say to my 19-year-old son often: Be kind, work hard, have fun.