Paul Alford

Co-Founder and Sponsorship

Paul Alford is passionate about harnessing the power of business to do good. A strong believer in the idea that teamwork makes the dream work, Paul has embraced the philosophy that “You can have whatever you want in life, if you simply help enough other people get what they want.” Paul is the President/CEO of Springboard, Inc. which owns and operates bloom daily planners and the Student Media Group. He and his team are on a mission to empower and inspire others to grow into even better versions of themselves! The company’s conscious culture and heart-based products have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, USA today, Buzzfeed, Her Campus, and many other publications/websites. Very active in the Philadelphia Entrepreneur community, Paul has served on the board of EO – Entrepreneur’s Organization for 8 years, coaches in their Business Accelerator program and is a frequent judge for their Global Student Entrepreneur awards.

For fun, Paul enjoys traveling, watching the Philadelphia Phillies, practicing the martial art of Aikido and spending time with his wife and three young daughters.