Person Parsons the New School for Design

Dave Seliger 

Dave Seliger is the founder of Civic Service with Parsons the New School for Design. He also works in external affairs for the NYC Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery Operations. Dave recently completed a fellowship with the NYC Office of Emergency M…

Person Kinvolved

Alex Meis 

Alex Meis is the Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Kinvolved. The Kinvolved App, which Alex helped create, improves student attendance by facilitating real-time communication of data among schools, families, and youth programs serving the most…

Person ITDP

Gabriel Lewenstein 

Gabriel is primarily responsible for updating website content, writing the Transport Matters blog, and assisting with publications at ITDP.

Person Esri

Jack Dangermond 

A landscape architect by training, Jack Dangermond founded Esri in 1969 with a vision that a mapping and analysis framework could provide a deeper understanding of our world and help us design a better future.

Person The Brookings Institution

Alan Berube 

Alan Berube is a senior fellow and deputy director of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program. A former policy advisor to the U.S. Treasury Department, he is an expert on metropolitan demographics, low-wage workers, and urban poverty.

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Marian Urquilla 

Marian Urquilla helped found the Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Support Collaborative. An innovative network of community institutions working to support families in northwest Washington, DC, the Collaborative has combined a strengths-based approach t…

Person The Kresge Foundation

Benjamin Kennedy 

Benjamin Kennedy joined The Kresge Foundation in 2009 and currently serves as a deputy director on the Community Development and Detroit teams.

Person Walk Denver

Jill Locantore 

As the Policy and Program Director, Jill Locantore supports WalkDenver’s mission through education, research, and advocacy for policies and practices that lead to a more walkable Denver. Jill brings more than 10 years of experience in community pla…

Person California Endowment

Amy Chung 

Amy managed the Catalyst Fund, Living Cities' impact investing fund and leads the Living Cities Connect work, a cross-disciplinary effort focused on increasing the number of low-income individuals connected to opportunity. She now currently works wi…

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Kathryn Finney 

Named by Inc Magazine as one of the most influential women in tech, Kathryn Finney has made her mark as a tech entrepreneur, social media visionary, “women in” advocate, investor, writer, and television correspondent.

Person The Rockefeller Foundation

Ryan Whalen 

Ryan Whalen joined The Rockefeller Foundation in 2014. As Director, Initiatives and Strategy, Mr. Whalen focuses on developing the Foundation’s cross-sectoral partnerships with the public and private sectors, as well as managing its global program t…

Person Los Angeles Innovation Team

Amanda Daflos 

Amanda Daflos serves as the Director of the Innovation Team (i-team) in the Mayor's Office of Budget and Innovation in the City of Los Angeles.

Person Mobile, Alabama i-team

Jeff Carter 

Jeff Carter is the Innovation Team Director for the City of Mobile. Prior to joining the i-team, Jeff served as Deputy Director for Mobile County EMS, overseeing an operation that covers more than 1000 square miles and implementing data-driven and …

Person Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Prabal Chakrabarti 

Prabal Chakrabarti is Vice President, Community Development, Regional and Community Outreach, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He has published and presented research on community development topics such as affordable housing, venture capital …

Person Annie E. Casey Foundation

Doug Nelson 

Doug Nelson is the retired President and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Person Rockefeller Foundation

Alyson Wise 

Alyson Wise is a professional with eight years of experience working in the philanthropic and nonprofit sector. She serves as a Program Associate at the Rockefeller Foundation, advancing the organization’s work to expand economic opportunities and c…

Person Living Cities

Nadia Owusu 

Nadia leads Living Cities' racial equity and inclusion, knowledge management, and research portfolios.

Person Green For All

Jeremy Hays 

Jeremy Hays is Chief Strategist for State and Local Initiatives at Green For All. His work focuses on the implementation and replication of green economic and workforce development initiatives at both local and national levels.

Person DC Water

Mark Kim 

Mark Kim is Chief Financial Officer for DC Water where he is responsible for financial management and policies. He has spent the last decade in the public finance industry, previously serving as New York City's Assistant Comptroller for Public Finan…

Person Living Cities

Nigel Jacob 

Nigel Jacob is Living Cities' Urban Technologist in Residence and Founder and Co-Chair for the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics in Boston, Massachusetts.