Prior to co-founding GrowthWise, Slape worked for SVI where she was responsible for strategic growth and quality of all client work including Walmart, Sam’s Club, Tyson Foods and Dillard’s. At Rockfish Interactive, she was the Senior Director of Operations and was instrumental in implementing the infrastructure needed to manage the company’s rapid growth. While at Saatchi and Saatchi X, Slape helped manage the P&G Sam’s Club account, overseeing 100+ projects in the CPG space. Slape was also an owner and General Manager of a small restaurant chain for over ten years.
Slape founded a small business alliance with over 100 members. She serves on the board of SAKE (Students Acquiring Knowledge Through Enterprise), a college course that is a functioning business teaching students what it takes to run a company. She is also active in NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) a non-profit that teaches disadvantaged youth how to create a company.