Long before “sustainability” and “corporate responsibility” became buzz words, Sean Marx and Mike Hannigan brainstormed a way to merge their business savvy with their desire to give back. Already partners in the office supply world, the "Aha! Moment" came as Mike cooked dinner one night. Opening a jar of Newman's Own spaghetti sauce, he thought, "Hey if Paul Newman can do it, so can we!"
As a result of their ideals and collaboration they have given millions to local nonprofits since 1991.
Sean Marx began his career in 1988 as a territory sales representative for Ricoh copiers in San Francisco. He quickly became a top performer and was promoted to sales management. Soon after, he was approached by Mike Hannigan with the idea of starting Give Something Back.
Says Marx, “As a sales manager, I was very successful financially, but I was disillusioned with the priorities of my peers. Focus on material wealth and a lack... Read More