Ty Richardson

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Dr. Ty Richardson is a Trinidadian-American serial-entrepreneur, author and investor. Ty spent most of his career working for a Fortune 100 company, where he launched the company™s first young professional employee resource group, GenNow. He then transitioned into entrepreneurship with the launch of a social network for youth and young professionals in Silicon Valley, later switching to the finance side of start-ups and founding a consultancy focused on providing access to capital to commercial ventures, One Global Business Financing.

After reflecting on his own accomplishments across his career, Ty identified his use of Gallup™s Strengths-based performance coaching as the reason for his increased satisfaction with his quality of life and after being certified by Gallup, founded Clarity Coaching and Consulting, a strengths-based performance coaching practice.

Today, Ty still operates The YoPro Global Foundation helping youth and young professionals in emerging markets ready themselves for the workforce, while overseeing his other companies in Finance and individual performance coaching. Having published two books, Ty is also an academic having received a BA in Advertising and a Master™s in International Commerce and Public Policy. Later, Ty completed a PhD in Organization and Management to round out his academic career.

Ty involves himself in his community though board and committee membership at the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, the Tower Club and now, Handy. He remains a steadfast advocate for youth and young professionals, as well as providing the resources needed to fulfill their dreams.