Published: June 4, 2024

Getting to Know Becky Forbush: Collaboration, Community, and Empowerment

Collaboration and Community

Meet Becky Forbush, the Director of Product Solutions at Clarus. Based in Michigan, Becky expertly balances her professional responsibilities with her deep commitment to community engagement and personal growth.

Pride in Work and Achievements

Becky takes great pride in her ability to collaborate, create, and build long-term relationships at Clarus. The company’s supportive environment has been crucial, allowing her to balance her work and home life effectively.

Personal Insights

When she’s not at work, Becky loves her life on Higgins Lake, her favorite spot. Inspired by Dolly Parton’s quote, “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain,” she finds motivation in its message of perseverance. Her favorite podcast is “Brutal Truth about Sales” by Brian Burns.

Fun Facts and Community Involvement

A fun fact about Becky is that she and her husband Rod raised her nephew from the age of seven. When living in Clarkston, Becky enjoyed being a part of Women’s Life in Clarkston, Michigan, an organization dedicated to empowering women in the community.

Why Community Engagement Matters

Becky’s involvement with Women’s Life is deeply meaningful. Encouraged by a good friend from church, she joined the group to help support and empower local women and families. The amazing group of women and the impactful organizations they support continue to inspire her commitment.

Aligning Personal Values with Community Goals

For Becky, having a purpose that extends beyond oneself is essential. She strives to be a good role model for her children, showing them the importance of helping others and contributing to the community.

Significant Community Initiatives

Becky has been involved in numerous impactful initiatives. She helped raise over $100,000 for Sanctum House, which supports women overcoming human trafficking. She also supports House of Providence, which assists children in the foster care system, and participates in events to support Parkinson’s disease research. Additionally, Becky’s group helps local schools by providing essentials for families in need and adopts families for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Applying Professional Skills to Community Work

Becky has utilized her professional skills in her community engagement, particularly in organizing and asking for donations. Her experience at Clarus has enhanced her ability to support various causes effectively.

Personal Growth and Insights

Engaging with the community has profoundly impacted Becky, opening her eyes to the struggles faced by others and teaching her invaluable lessons. She has formed meaningful connections and learned from every individual she has worked with.

Inspiring Stories and Memorable Moments

One of the most inspiring stories Becky recalls is from a woman at Sanctum House who overcame human trafficking. Despite starting to learn to read at 30, she now has a job, a car, and has reconnected with her children. Becky also cherishes the success of a small fundraiser for House of Providence, which raised over $5,000 through community effort.

Educational Outreach and Awareness

Becky’s group hosts awareness campaigns on human trafficking and other important issues at local high schools, involving community and legislative leaders. They also share educational resources and information on various topics.

Advice for Community Engagement

Becky encourages everyone to get involved in their community. She advises seeking out organizations that resonate with you, being open to new experiences, and not hesitating to start your own group if you can’t find what you’re looking for.

Becky Forbush embodies the values of collaboration, community service, and empowerment. Whether she’s leading at Clarus or making a difference in her community, Becky’s dedication and passion shine through, making her an inspiring and valued member of our team.

Clarion June 2024