KLP #085 | Healthcare in America, Abortion's Link to Contraception & Selling for $100m w/ Andy Schoonover

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Andy Schoonover talks with Kent about the state of health care in America, why it's so broken and what to do about it, the data supporting the advocacy of contraception for pregnancy care centers but the opposition this view faces, what non-profits can learn from for-profit businesses, as well as selling his company for over $100m, renting the Facebook party house to the real Mark Zuckerberg (as seen in the movie The Social Network), business and leadership principles he builds and leads by and much more.

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After graduating with a BS in Commerce from the McIntire School at the University of Virginia, Andy started his career at Host Marriott Corporation (now Host Hotels & Resorts, NYSE: HST) in the Treasury, Asset Management and Acquisition and Development groups and completed transactions valued at approximately $1.5 billion. He then moved to Silicon Valley to attend Stanford Business School where he got that entrepreneurial itch. As his friends headed off to Google, Facebook, and other high flying tech companies after graduation, Andy and Chris Hendriksen, his business school roommate, founded Blue Canyon Capital which was formed in September of 2006. Blue Canyon Capital then purchased Valued Relationships, Inc (VRI) in Dayton, Ohio. Andy became CEO and served in that role for five years. After a fourfold growth in revenues, the majority of VRI was sold to Pamlico Capital in 2014. VRI investors received a gross return of approximately 9x their investment. Today Andy lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Stephanie where they are devoted parents to their daughter Grace’s legacy, younger daughter Ava, and their pup, Butler.

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