122. To Give Is To Receive

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.”

—Maya Angelou

Fitness family is in the T&T house today! Please join me in welcoming, Bill Tortorici, the Chief Philanthropy Officer at The Economic Literacy Colorado. Tis the season to give what you can and show up with positive energy as the new year approaches. Bills is someone who strives to continually grow, exercise vulnerability, and lead with his super power, empathy. Bill shares his personal and professional journey and how all of his failures have led him straight to his successes. Bill encourages us all to be openminded, take time to heal, and keep the faith that if you show up with good intentions, the universe (god, or Madonna) will provide for you. Serve your community Enjoy this conversation and be ready to get inspired to level up! #varsity

If you do have some extra coin this holiday season, consider donating to Economic Literacy Colorado! Check out T&T episode #110 to hear more on the ELC with Former Bronco player and current ELC Board Member, Ryan Harris!


Love, faith, trust, humanity. Serving your community and teaching the teachers aka the influencers. Growth and evolution. Failure and success. Boundaries and self-care. Trusting the process and believing in something bigger… AND being part of something bigger. Innovation and relationships building.


Podcast Below:


122. To Give Is To Receive with Bill Tortorici

Bill Tortorici:

My love for people and service is the foundation for the work I do. Continually developing and implementing new innovations to connect with individuals has provided the programs I’ve presided over great success. I am eager to implement those successful methods and solutions to the next challenge.

Speaking Engagements:

*Managing For Success Instructor,
Association of Zoos and Aquariums (Wheeling, West Virginia) February 2014
“Development and Membership”
*Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference (Kansas City, MO) September 2013
“Engaging Young Philanthropists”

*Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference (Phoenix, AZ) September 2012
“Annual Fund Alchemy”

*Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference (Atlanta, GA) September 2011
“Out of the Inbox: Innovative Interaction Beyond Tweets & Apps”

*Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference (Houston, TX.) September 2010
“Integrated Paths of Engagement and Renewal”

*Art Museum Membership Conference (New Orleans, LA.), June 2010
“It’s Easy Being Green”

*Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference (Portland, Ore.), September 2009
“It’s Easy Being Green”, “Member to Donor: Thank the Loyal Reap the Spoil”

*Specialties: Acquisition and retention strategies (onsite, online, direct mail), Membership/Development pathway development and fundraising.*Raiser’s Edge

Economic Literacy Colorado:

OUR MISSION Empowering Colorado’s youth to achieve a lifetime of economic understanding and financial freedom.

HOW WILL WE ACHIEVE THIS MISSION? By providing economic and personal financial education to students through professional development and classroom resources delivered to teachers, schools and school districts.

VISION We believe all Colorado students deserve to learn the fundamental economic and financial decision-making skills necessary to be successful throughout life

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