Coffee with a Cause: Interview with Ben Hoyer
Ben Hoyer is the founder and director of Downtown CREDO, a social enterprise focused on improving quality of lives by cultivating networks of meaning, impact, and community, the President/COO for Rally: the Social Enterprise Accelerator and board chair for Orlando Together.
CREDO operates three name-your-price coffee shops; leads CREDO Conduit, a co-working society convening Orlando’s creative class, and facilitated the emergence of two innovate non-profits. The net effect of these efforts is a burgeoning network of people from all levels of affluence taking up lives of meaning, impact, and community.
Finding himself in the social-enterprise and coffee world almost by accident, Ben has followed where the CREDO has led him. It’s a statement of conviction that is calling folks to action and improving their Quality of life.