Person Tumml

Clara Brenner 

Clara Brenner is a co-founder of Tumml, an urban ventures accelerator with the mission of empowering entrepreneurs to solve urban problems. Clara is responsible for Tumml’s partnership development, marketing, and fundraising and has a background in …

Person Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Jessica Huey 

Jessica Huey is a MPP candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

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 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 Living Cities

Steven Bosacker 

Steven Bosacker is the Director of Public Sector Innovation at Living Cities. Steven served as the City Coordinator for the City of Minneapolis for six years alongside Mayor Rybak, where he championed accountability and transparency in services acro…

Person AARP

Kathy Brennan 

Kathy Brennan is Research and Evaluation Advisor at AARP. She is former Director of Evaluation at Living Cities, where she led the overall organizational evaluation effort at Living Cities, both overseeing the evaluation, and working with the LC tea…

Person The McKnight Foundation

Lee Sheehy 

Lee Sheehy is director of the Region & Communities program at The McKnight Foundation.

Person Rockefeller Foundation

Edwin Torres 

Person Vera Institute

Nick Turner 

Nicholas Turner joined the Vera Institute of Justice as its fifth president in 2013. Under his leadership, Vera has identified core priorities of ending the misuse of jails, transforming conditions of confinement, and ensuring that justice systems m…

Person Living Cities

Matt Baer 

Matt Baer leads and supports major initiatives in Living Cities’ Public Sector Innovation portfolio, focused on helping local governments transform the way they operate and collaborate in order to improve the lives of low-income residents.

Person Living Cities

R.T. Rybak 

R.T. Rybak served as Mayor of Minneapolis from 2002-2013, and is currently Executive Director of Generation Next, a broad partnership of organizations and leaders from across Minneapolis and St. Paul dedicated to educational excellence and narrowing…

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.

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 Citi Foundation

Brandee McHale 

Brandee joined Citi in 1991 and has a long history in both business management and philanthropy. Before joining the Citi Foundation, she served as the Director of Operations for Citi Community Capital. Earlier assignments included a series of increa…

Person Living Cities

Ratna Gill 

Ratna came to Living Cities in June 2016 and provides support to The Integration Initiative, helping to capture and share knowledge with both the organization and the field.

Person New America Foundation

Alissa Black 

Alissa Black directs the New America Foundation's California Civic Innovation Project, which aims to diffuse innovation in local governments through researching and recommending organizational and emerging practices that enable the creation and adop…

Person Living Cities

Hafizah Omar 

Person

Alexis King 

Alexis is a former Program Assistant at Living Cities . Prior to joining Living Cities, Alexis served as an Intern with the Admiral Center and before interning with the Admiral Center, Alexis served as a Volunteer Program Assistant for the Improving…

Person Governing magazine

Mark Funkhouser 

Mark Funkhouser is the former mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, where he served one four-year term from May 1, 2007 until May 2, 2011. He serves as the publisher of Governing magazine.