“On a Mission” with John Pollard of Higher Pixels

Each week on “On A Mission” Penny Kievet sits down with community leaders throughout Jacksonville. This week, Penny went on a mission with John Pollard From Higher Pixels.

Higher Pixels is a small web application company based in Jacksonville who build simple web applications that are easy to use, elegantly designed, and that make you smile. They are a company that continually chooses to empower people to positively impact the world, both on and off the clock, by prioritizing abundant life over profit. There aren’t many for-profit companies that prioritize life outside of work in this day and age.

Penny Kievet is no stranger to the non-profit world having spent her entire professional career as a teacher, principal, college professor, trainer and executive with the American Management Association and now the Executive Director at City Rescue Mission. Prior to her move to Florida Penny lived and worked in Heidelberg, GR, Kansas City, MO, West Des Moines, IA and New York, NY, Kievet has served on 26 for-profit and non-profit boards as director and Board Chair and has also held local, state and national offices in numerous professional organizations and currently serves on the board of Feeding Northeast Florida, Safe To Hope, Inc. and the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions national board. Some of her recent awards include: Girls Inc. Woman of Vision, The Jacksonville Business Journal’s Woman of Influence Award, 2000 Most Notable Women in the United States, Who’s Who VIP Professional, National President of Pi Kappa Delta, 100 Top Female Executives in the Southeast , National President Cross Examination Debate Association, Outstanding Women in the Mid-west, Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals and numerous sales achievement awards.