Brian Vadakin

Brian Vadakin is the Social Enterprise Coordinator at Rural Action. Brian is responsible for providing business development assistance to Rural Action’s two social enterprises, evaluating and developing new ventures, and connecting Southeast Ohio’s social entrepreneurs with technical assistance and investment to grow the social enterprise ecosystem.

Brian first worked with Rural Action as a Development Intern in 2015. He then completed a 10-month U.S. Fulbright research grant in economic development in Costa Rica, studying rural tourism and agricultural cooperatives. Brian holds a B.A. in Spanish Language from the Ohio University Honors Tutorial College, with minors in economics and environmental studies.

Contact Brian at for more information about Rural Action’s work with social enterprise development in Appalachian Ohio and to learn how we can work with you.

On June 21st, 2017, posted in: Latest News by