OVERVIEW & MISSION

Our organization is based in the Mississippi Delta, one of the poorest regions in the United States. Despite the challenging socioeconomic factors we believe entrepreneurship can help people create additional wealth. 

Higher Purpose Co. is a non-profit social impact agency utilizing the power of entrepreneurship to help communities thrive. Our mission is to create economic opportunity in underserve communities by providing entrepreneurship education, access to capital, technical assistance, and mentorship.

This company was started by two creative entrepreneurs Tim Lampkin and Ryne Gipson, who share a vision to empower people.

TEAM

Tim Lampkin

Chief Executive Officer

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Ryne S. Gipson, Sr.

Vice President

Ivory Cancer

Creative Director 

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Jessica James

Operations and Events Coordinator 

ADVISORY BOARD

Krystal Beachum, 

CEO of Student Atlhletes Unite

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Dr. Alex Washington

Chief Policy Advisor

Mississippi Public Service Commission (Central District)

Leonette Henderson

Education & Philanthropy Expert

Dr. Sondra Collins 

Senior Economist

University Research Center Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning

Partners