Emily   Lagasse   MBA’15

Emily Lagasse MBA’15

Founder and CEO, Fedwell Pet Foods

“Babson is more than a school, it's a community.”
Hometown Location
Current Location
Massachusetts, United States
Class Year
Start-up Entrepreneurship
Consumer Products – Retail

What Words Have Changed Your Life?

Perfect is the enemy of good.

How Do You Want to Change the World?

I want to have a positive impact on our food systems and the health of our pets.

Why Does the World Need More Leaders with an Entrepreneurial Mindset?

Many of our world’s problems can be improved with an entrepreneurial mindset. Entrepreneurial thinking allows us to see opportunities and take action toward improvement rather than accept the status quo.

What Is Your Proudest Moment in Business?

I get lots of letters and emails from customers thanking me for what I do, and those words make all of the hardships worth it.

What Do Others Need to Know about Babson?

Babson is more than a school, it’s a community. Although not everyone here would identify themselves as an entrepreneur, we are all touched by entrepreneurship at Babson through coursework, classmates, and clubs.

How Do You Define Entrepreneurship?

Entrepreneurship is a limitless force that unites people to create impact in areas they are passionate about.