It was a sunny spring day that both inspired and highlighted how together, we can build bridges to 1st generation business leaders. Rey, class of ’16, shared his story of growing up in Banyan and how that has shaped his future. At the breakfast he referenced the 7 college acceptance letters he’d received. Dr. Bill McGuire was introduced by Rey, an avid fan and captain of his high school soccer team. Dr. McGuire shared thoughts on hope, leadership, and the future of soccer in Minnesota. He stressed the importance of education and applauded the results of the work of Banyan. Joani shared how as leaders we are artists, we are way finders, and we are here for a time such as this. She shared many examples of these attributes at work in Banyan every day – ensuring successful outcomes for youth, families, and community.