March 26, 2023 4:33 pm

Founder &amp CEO
RedefinED Advisors LLC

Alyse Victoria Maslonik will loudly admit she does not match in the corporate planet. She struggles to maintain her tips and opinions to herself and does not like effectively-worn paths.

“I’m what I like to get in touch with a ‘strategic disruptor’ — right here to adjust the status quo and do issues differently,” she says.

Maslonik’s small business, RedefinED Advisors LLC, is carrying out its greatest to be a disruptive force in the business. Maslonik launched the firm at the finish of 2021 to assist private schools raise funds for economic help and scholarships by way of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit system. RedefinED began with 1 partnership and 1 service supplying. In just a year, it has expanded to 4 solutions offered to 42 partners. The firm has raised a lot more than $eight.five million in scholarships for private schools in Pennsylvania, funds that will influence practically ten,000 students. “And we are not preparing on stopping anytime quickly,” Maslonik says.

Subsequent on her list is assisting private schools in the Pittsburgh location. She sees a future with no limits. “I am one hundred % mission driven, and my No. 1 purpose will generally be to leave this planet improved than I located it. I am extremely conscious that I build the vision, but I rely on my extraordinary, fabulous, can not-do-this-devoid of-them group to implement that vision,” she says.

Maslonik’s motivation spawns from her difficult childhood, in the course of which she spent a period of time in a domestic abuse shelter. “Because of my upbringing, it will generally be my mission to make certain that no child—not one—will have to reside by way of the issues I have,” she says.

A portion of the earnings from RedefinED go toward supporting the communities the firm performs in. Maslonik has also designed the Triumph More than Tragedy Scholarship Award to give added assistance to youngsters who develop up in challenging situations.

What’s Maslonik’s assistance to other girls in small business?

“Build a wonderful group filled with men and women that have various strengths than you do, and listen to their input,” she says. “When developing a startup particularly, it is significant to have a group that is adaptable, providing the small business the flexibility to comply with the mission, wherever it may well lead.”

The greatest assistance she has ever received is: “Don’t go by way of life searching for causes why you do not matter, simply because life will show these to you. Usually appear for the causes why you do.”

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