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The Purpose Hotel

Michael Moore & Jeremy Cowart

Michael Moore is Co-Founder of The Purpose Hotel. Michael oversees The Purpose Hotel’s development, planning and operations. Michael is spearheading supply chain and technology development as well as working with founders on building out capital financing for the startup and operation of The Purpose Hotel as a chain. Michael has a background in management across areas such as entertainment, education, communications and technology development. He has a 20 year career in management consulting for startups and large corporations and enjoys navigating growth and team building. Michael enjoys the people aspect of company building best, especially in long term corporate growth projects that are challenged with organic growth as well as mergers and acquisitions. Michael is a partner in Treeline Bamboo Partners which is a project management organization which oversees and leads communication and technology projects along with the creative teams that execute those projects. He is a serial entrepreneur and is also working in curriculum development for a Chinese / American high school program as a project of passion. Michael lives in the Nashville, Tennessee area with his wife and children.

Named the “Most Influential Photographer on the Internet” by Huffington Post, Forbes and Yahoo in 2014, Jeremy Cowart is a celebrity photographer, artist, and entrepreneur whose goal in life is to use his creative platform to inspire and help others. Jeremy has published four books and is a sought-after speaker, having presented at TEDx, the United Nations and creative conferences across the country. His latest endeavor is The Purpose Hotel, a planned global for-profit hotel chain designed to fuel the work of not-for-profit organizations. He’s the founder of a global photography movement, Help-Portrait, a mobile social networking app called OKDOTHIS, and an online teaching platform, See University. He lives in Nashville, TN with his wife and four children, two of whom they recently adopted from Haiti.

The first of its kind, The Purpose Hotel is an innovative hotel chain that will redefine the world of hospitality, actively supporting meaningful causes to help create better lives for people across the world. Everything in the building will be connected to a cause or nonprofit. Everything from room keys, desks, linens, soap, art and water. By staying at The Purpose, you would be “changing the world in your sleep” by simultaneously supporting endless causes and ideas at once.

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