Episode 144: Kevin Terrell set up a non-profit to help kids start reading now

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February 25, 2019

Our guest today is Umbrex member Kevin Terrell, a McKinsey alum and independent consultant based in Minneapolis St Paul.

In addition to his consulting work, Kevin is the co-founder of Start Reading Now, Kevin read an article on how lower-income students tend to lose ground academically over the summer, and part of the reason is because they don’t read as much, and part of the reason for that is that lower-income households have fewer books in the house.

In this episode, Kevin shares the story of what he did next.

To learn more about Kevin’s non-profit, visit


To learn more about Kevin’s consulting work, visit