Scot Chisholm, CEO and co-founder of Classy

Scot Chisholm, CEO and co-founder of Classy

Scot Chisholm

Co-Founder And CEO, Classy

Scot Chisholm co-founded Classy, an internet fundraising site, in 2011. It all started with a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society to honor his mom, a two-time breast cancer survivor. Since then, Classy has grown to raise more than $1 billion for more than 4,000 nonprofit organizations. The company has also grown to more than 200 employees. Chisholm is an active advisor to startups and an angel investor. Recent accomplishments include establishing a new executive leadership team and launching new products such as Classy Passport and the new Classy Fundraising Suite.

Alma Mater

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Honors

He was recognized as an SDBJ 40 Under 40 business leader in 2018.

Correction: Chisholm's fundraiser for the American Cancer Society was in honor of his mother, a breast cancer survivor.