HumanWealth Partners offers strategy services, educational products and training programs that help people and organizations make investments in personal and organizational growth and development. Many organizations are committed to furthering personal or organizational development. HumanWealth’s unique approach lies in our ability to connect three levels of related impacts – the personal level, the organizational level, and the societal level. We believe that genuine and lasting social and organizational change occurs best when all three of these levels are in view.
Chad Smith is an entrepreneur, philosopher, and spiritual guide who’s spent nearly two decades working on issues central to organizational development, ethics, learning cultures, and sustainability. As a consultant for Fortune 500 companies in sectors ranging from agribusiness to petrochemicals to retail, as well as for leading nonprofits and educational institutions, Chad has sought to build bridges within and between organizations, and between them and the world, by connecting them to a mission that is both humane and financially sustainable.
As the CEO and co-founder of HumanWealth Partners, Chad offers clients a variety of custom-tailored programs and services to help create or redesign organizational cultures and systems so that they truly support and nurture human beings in today’s diverse and hyper-connected world. Rooted in the belief that there is an easier, more efficient, and more enriching way to work and live, HumanWealth’s approach has tangible benefits: increased employee engagement, development, and retention; greater operational efficiency through reduced friction in systems and human interactions; improved reputation; and deeper, more meaningful connections to stakeholders and the wider community.
Before founding HumanWealth, Chad taught history and ethics at the college and secondary levels, and served as the Dean of Spiritual and Ethical Life at Deerfield Academy. Chad holds degrees in cultural history, philosophy, and theology from Boston College, Boston University, and Lipscomb University, as well as a certificate in leadership and management from the Questrom School of Business at Boston University. A former pastor, he currently serves on the advisory board of the Massachusetts Council of Churches.
Residing in Newburyport, MA, with his wife and son, Chad is completing a book tentatively titled The Art of Life, which draws together management theory, ethical development, and social philosophy, to offer a pragmatic and hopeful vision of the good life in our time.
Christianna Beebe, co-founder and senior strategic advisor, serves a supporting role in new business development, sales, and creative content. She is the founder and CEO of Brand Potential, a boutique communications and strategy agency that works with companies to communicate their brand identity and impact along the “triple bottom line.” She has served as a lead strategist, consultant and writer for numerous sustainability projects, including reporting in the financial services, food, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, waste management, and apparel industries. Prior to founding Brand Potential, Christi led project teams to develop strategic philanthropy and corporate citizenship platforms for some of the world’s best-known brands while working at Cone Communications, a Boston-based brand consulting firm. Before joining Cone, she was the Director of Communications for ACCION International, a nonprofit finance organization that provides "microloans" and business training for small business owners across Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and India. There, Christi produced award-winning marketing materials, directed Web site strategy and oversaw media relations. She led the organization through a re-visioning of its brand, positioning ACCION as an attractive partner for corporations, including launching a co-branded financial product line with American Express.