EP1 - Alto launch!!! ...Mission, Business and Running w/ Leo Gallegos

by Leo Gallegos April 17, 2020

Alto Podcast, Leo Gallegos

Alto by Libertas is inspired by the Italian phrase "Verso l'alto", which means "to the heights" and is inspired by the heroic life of Pier Giorgio Frassati. Listen to conversations on Faith, Culture, Fitness and Mission-Driven Entrepreneurship that will help us pursue "the heights". Up and out: oriented to God, to others and to the best of ourselves. Let's go!

Leo is the founder of Libertas men's apparel and content and the host of Alto by Libertas. Leo kicks the podcast off by explaining more about Libertas' big dreams and Alto's vision and hopes. Leo discusses how mission and business when united in the proper order with the dignity of the human person at its core can be a tremendous force for good and have the power to shape culture positively.

In the second part of the episode, Leo shares his story: struggles with alcohol, ADHD and anxiety, being hurt and lost as a youth and young adult, coming back to the Faith in his late 20s, long-distance running, being a family man and leaving behind a successful career in Financial Services to launching Libertas.

Show notes:

2:11 Alto's inspiration and vision

7:46 Libertas' mission and business

17:17 Leo's story

Learn more about Libertas and shop merch at www.libertasalive.com. Follow us on insta @libertas_alive and sign up for our newsletter. Use code: alto10 for 10% off your entire order at checkout!

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Shout outs:

Taylor Shroll who produced and edited this episode. Check him out!

Dope Music:

Dream Catcher by Kevin MacLeod
Adding The Sun by Kevin MacLeod


Leo Gallegos
Leo Gallegos

Leo Gallegos is the founder of Libertas, a Christian apparel brand and content resource for men. After almost a decade in financial services and a short time in higher education at The Catholic University of America, Leo felt God was inviting him to share his love for the beauty and richness of the Faith though Libertas. Leo and his wonderful wife Liz have two young boys and another on the way! They are a military family and currently reside in the Virginia Beach area. Leo is an endurance enthusiast, recently completing two ultra-marathons and is training for his first 100 miler in November. Leo looks forward to sharing more on culture and faith, and how being outdoors, running and hiking, can be great avenues to growth both personally and spiritually. You can read more about Leo, view Libertas' content and shop at libertasalive.com. Follow Libertas and Leo on Instagram @libertas_alive and @catholic.running.guy.

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