Drew Rossi

Carter Morse & Goodrich

Back again for 2020. Shooting for over 1,000 pushups in support of young entrepreneurs and inventors in inner city schools in Connecticut. Ties to fitness: Former Strength & Conditioning Coach for 10 years. Helped athlete's reach their peak performance through training. Ties to entrepreneurship: As an Investment Banker at Carter Morse & Goodrich, I represent founders of businesses and help them realize their once in a lifetime opportunity to sell their businesses and/or raise capital to fund their continued operations. Participating to support my boss, Michael Carter and the PUSH mission. Workout tip: It's too late for workout tips. Just do it!


Favorite song: Jay-Z and Kanye West "Who Gon Stop Me"

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The Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC), a 36-year-old, 501c3 nonprofit organization, is the nation’s largest continuously operating program for K-12 student inventors and entrepreneurs.

100% of the proceeds raised by Push For Entrepreneurship are donated to CIC.

CIC’s mission is to teach students creative problem-solving techniques through inventing, innovating, and entrepreneurship, by teachers trained in CIC’s programs. CIC programs have been endorsed by CT’s educational leaders as promoting creativity and critical thinking, and have received prestigious recognition, including trips to the White House Science Fairs.

  1. In Connecticut, more than 16,000 K-12 students in 250 schools annually have CIC classroom-based programs.

  2. Students compete in their schools and winners present their inventions at local and district events and at the state wide convention in May.

  3. Selected state winners advance to the National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE) at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan, in June.

  4. CIC inventors comprises 50% girls and 26% minority students, with program growth focused in under-served school districts.

  5. CIC inventors pursue entrepreneurship through patenting, investment, and commercialization.

Your donation will be used to provide hundreds of Bridgeport, Norwalk, and New Haven K-12 students the opportunity to participate in a program that will change their lives and our futures.

2020 Event Numbers

  • 41 Pushers
  • 66 DONORS
  • $ 7,034.00 Funded