Ingrid Heilke is the Founder of Butterfly Revolution, where she serves as a Chief Financial Guide, Business Strategist, and Profit First Professional. She blends her superpowers in finance, decision science, and organizational change to help entrepreneurs find clarity in numbers and chart a path towards a thriving, impactful business.
Ingrid founded the Butterfly Revolution Financial Mastery Program based on her based on her commitment to helping small business owners able to achieve true financial literacy and gain the power to make decisions with confidence. She starts with building a solid financial foundation and builds in decision power and business design power for true transformation.
In her quest to amplify entrepreneurial purpose and impact, Ingrid partners with change agents to make lasting, industry-wide change. Her deepest joy is derived from transforming an entire marketplace by leading masterminds, facilitating cross-industry dialogue, and generating and interpreting key industry data.
Ingrid’s early financial acumen was honed through helping countless small businesses gain financial clarity as well as strengthening hedge fund investment strategies through modeling and forecasting company fundamentals and industry trends. At the US Environmental Protection Agency, she built multiple tools to help municipalities across the country make better decisions and achieve better sustainability outcomes.
Ingrid is also the host of The Private Side of Public Work podcast, where she uncovers the many-faceted relationship between the public and private sectors. The media too often portrays this relationship as black and white. Ingrid instigates a more nuanced conversation. The podcast is a mix of cross-pollination, mass introspection, and nuanced investigation. The point of it all is to instigate better learning in sectors that make a positive impact on the public.
Ingrid earned a Master’s in City Planning from MIT and a Certificate in Environmental Planning as an MIT Energy Initiative Fellow. M.I.T also named her a Graduate Woman of Excellence for her leadership and service contributions. She holds a B.A. from University of California, Santa Cruz, with Highest Honors in Anthropology and Environmental Studies.