Mark Arnoldy will be inducted into the 2016 Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame.
Mark Arnoldy is CEO of Possible, a nonprofit healthcare company that delivers high-quality, low-cost healthcare for the world’s poor. Possible delivers healthcare at a hospital, network of clinics and via community health workers and served its 300,000 patient in December. Arnoldy leads strategy, builds the team and develops partnerships to advance care for Possible’s patients.
Arnoldy formerly worked with a Nepali social entrepreneur on ways to treat malnutrition and created two businesses to fund nutrition programs in Nepal. In 2008, Arnoldy founded NepalNUTrition in partnership with Himalayan Healthcare and Nepali Ashoka Fellow Anil Parajuli to produce and distribute a fortified peanut butter locally in Nepal as a solution to the severe acute malnutrition crisis. The company transitioned to Himalayan Healthcare in 2011.
Arnoldy grew up in Springfield, Missouri, and graduated from Kickapoo High School. His parents still live in the area. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Colorado at Boulder, completed Harvard’s Global Health Effectiveness Program and was a Fulbright Scholar to Nepal. He was named a 2015 Social Entrepreneur of the Year by the Schwab Foundation/ World Economic Forum, a 2014 Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur and a 2015 NYC Venture Fellow.