About the Author

Bryan Welch

Bryan Welch

Chief Executive Officer
B the Change Media
Lawrence, Kansas

Bryan Welch is a rancher, entrepreneur and CEO of B the Change Media, which he founded in 2015 in cooperation with B Lab and the B Corporations. For 19 years, he ran Ogden Publications, Inc. the owners of Mother Earth News, Mother Earth Living, Utne Reader, Grit and several other category-leading media brands focused on sustainability, natural health and rural lifestyles.

Bryan has served on the boards of the Magazine Publishers Association, the Social Venture Network, Down Home Ranch Foundation and several other nonprofits. He also has served on corporate boards of directors and advisory boards of companies involved in natural foods, ecommerce and the media. He was Niche Media’s 2014 “Niche Rock Star of the Year;” is a member of Mequoda Group’s Digital Media Hall of Fame; and was honored with the B Corporations’ 2014 Hal Taussig lifetime-achievement award for “using business as a force for good.”

Bryan and his wife, Carolyn, raise organic, grass-fed landrace cattle, sheep and goats on Rancho Cappuccino near Lawrence, Kansas.

Articles by Bryan Welch

Bryan Welch: Simply the Best

Engagement

Bryan Welch: Simply the Best

Cooperative Home Care Associates has redefined success for its business, employee owners and community. As the largest employee-owned cooperative in North America, CHCA proves the business case for employee engagement.

Bryan Welch: Inflection Point

Leadership

Bryan Welch: Inflection Point

Adam Smith articulated the first business philosophy in the 18th century in “Wealth of Nations.” B the Change Media CEO and Publisher Bryan Welch shares a new definition of business success based on using business as a force for good in the world.