EP30 - Entrepreneurship and a Life of Possibility w/ Elena Nuñez Murdock

by Leo Gallegos November 18, 2020

EP30 - Entrepreneurship and a Life of Possibility w/ Elena Nuñez Murdock

Alto by Libertas is inspired by the Italian phrase "Verso l'alto", which means "to the heights", emblematic of the heroic life of Italian mountaineer and social activist Pier Giorgio Frassati. Listen to raw and authentic conversations on Faith, Culture, Fitness and Mission-Driven Entrepreneurship that will help us pursue "the heights" together!


Elena Nuñez Murdock is the founder and CEO of Ascend Communications, a firm specializing in Executive Brand Development and Management. She has worked with CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies, TEDx speakers, social innovators, and creates innovative branding strategies for senior executives and CEOs in Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Luxury Real Estate. Elena is a Distinguished Fellow at the Busch School of Business at the Catholic University of America. She is passionate about philanthropy sitting on several non-profit boards and that of the Catholic Community Foundation of Los Angeles. She holds a BA from Franciscan University of Steubenville, an alt-MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, and studied Organizational Design at the Stanford Business School.

Elena recently launched her third business, Mission 2 Launch, an e-course platform seeking to active young Catholic and Christian professionals to thrive in the workplace.

Episode Themes:

  1. The importance of an abundance vs. a scarcity mindset - don't put a limit on God's love.
  2. Business and Entrepreneurship as a force for Good.
  3. Elena's new business - Mission 2 Launch!

Follow Elena and sign up for Mission 2 Launch at:


Instagram: @mission2launch

Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/elena-murdock

Big thanks to @kojideramos for making this episode possible!


Learn more about Libertas and shop our Faith-inspired adventure merch at www.libertasalive.com. Use code alto10 for 10% OFF at checkout! Please rate, review and share!

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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