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Finance & Sustainability Colloquium: Bobby Frisch (MBA ’13), Co-Founder & CEO at Firelight Camps Event Logo

Finance & Sustainability Colloquium: Bobby Frisch (MBA '13), Co-Founder & CEO at Firelight Camps

by Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise (CSGE)

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Tue, Feb 23, 2021

6:00 PM – 7:15 PM EST (GMT-5)

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NBA 6380: Finance & Sustainability Colloquium was launched 10 years ago to provide students the opportunity to hear in-depth presentations and engage with leaders from the private, public, and non-profit sectors who are on the cutting edge of the finance-sustainability domain. As sustainability (the simultaneous consideration and management of economic, social, and environmental outcomes) has become a dominant theme in the business community over the past 30 years, the course offers students the chance to develop deeper understanding of its impact on the finance profession and the impact the profession is having on companies to address sustainability goals. Cornell Tech MBA students interested in registering for the course should directly email the instructor, Mark Milstein, at mm462@cornell.edu with their name, program, student ID number, and NetID. Sessions are held Tuesdays, 6-7:15p. The class is a 1 credit hour, S/U course. This term’s speakers include:



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Bobby Frisch

Co-Founder & CEO

Firelight Camps

Bobby Frisch is the co-founder and CEO of Firelight Camps, an experiential hospitality company that develops and manages luxury camping resorts.



 



Prior to Firelight Camps, Bobby opened, managed, and sold a boutique hostel and restaurant in Nicaragua called "La Buena Onda." He holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA '13 from the Johnson School at Cornell University, where he was a Roy Park Leadership Fellow and ran Cornell's startup incubator as an ELAB fellow. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Nicaragua, and has provided hospitality consulting services for the National Parks Service, Itza Lodge in Belize, and the luxury tent rental company, Contentment Camping.



 



He is a founding advisory board member of the American Glamping Association and lives in Ithaca, NY with his wife Emma and daughters Ayla and Cora.


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Co-hosted with: MBAI, MBAII, Cornell Tech MBA Program, Cornell-Tsinghua MBA Program, MPS in Management - Accounting Specialization, MPS in Management, EMBA Metro, EMBA Healthcare, EMBA Americas, Student Services

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