On Friday, October 21st 2016, three ambitious employees were nominated to rappel 29 stories down the Brandywine Realty Trust building in center city Philadelphia along with Turn 5 founders Andrew and Steven Voudouris.
Turn 5 team members were asked to nominate one person each who they felt displayed the characteristics of the “Be Ambitious” Core Value, one of Turn 5’s five key values that permeates throughout the business’s culture and it’s employees attitudes.
Nervously taking the reigns to their decent, Steve, Andrew, and three ambitious Turn 5 team members–Mike Cunningham, Dan Harmon and Jake Esterly–descended down a skyscraper, raising $15,000 plus matched employee donations for Outward Bound schools. The donations put the school well on their way to funding two complete trips for future student groups.
What is Building Adventure?
The event invites politicians, business leaders, sports icons, students & teachers each year to rappel from Realty Trust’s Commerce Square Building in Philadelphia. All proceeds benefit the awesome scholarship and life skills adventures of the Philadelphia Outward Bound School. Turn5 employees like BIG things and programs like Building Adventure empower kids to do bigger and better things with their lives by participating!
“Dropping” into Turn 5 Core Values
The Outward Bound School believes that children need to take a positive approach to life’s changes in order to succeed. Turn 5’s “Be Ambitious” core value embodies the same ideals for working individuals – you identify opportunities, seize them, and work hard to complete them. We appreciate those characteristics in our employees and wanted them to be part of something as BIG as the projects they take on.