Person Northside Funders Group

Tawanna Black 

Tawanna Black is the Executive Director for the Northside Funders Group, and is known for inspiring and equipping cross-sector leaders to affect meaningful change in communities.

Person Living Cities

Kevin Paul 

Kevin Paul joined Living Cities in June 2015 as a Strategic Communications and Engagement Associate. He formerly led corporate communications and managed the organization's digital engagement strategies.

Person Living Cities

Ronda Jackson 

Ronda led the Project on Municipal Innovation, a network of 35+ Chiefs of Staff and Policy Directors Living Cities convenes with the Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center.

Person Seattle & King County

Patty Hayes 

Patty Hayes has over 25 years of experience in public health, policy development and advocacy. She currently serves as the appointed Director of Public Health – Seattle & King County

Person NPX

Catarina Schwab 

Catarina Schwab is the Co-Founder & Co-CEO of NPX where she is leading the charge to transform the way impact is financed in the nonprofit sector with her Co-Founder & Co-CEO Lindsay Beck.

Person Executive Director Gig.U

Blair Levin 

Blair Levin is Executive Director of Gig.U. He became Communications & Society Fellow with the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program on May 10, 2010, following his departure from the Federal Communications Commission, where he served as…

Person AXA Equitable

Emilia Wiener 

Ms. Wiener joined AXA Equitable in August 2010 as a senior member of the Office of the Chief Investment Officer responsible for Fixed Income Portfolio Management.

Person Vice President, Economic Opportunity

Evelyn Burnett 

Person Regional Plan Association

Tom Wright 

Tom Wright is president and chief executive officer of Regional Plan Association (RPA), the nation’s oldest independent metropolitan research, planning and advocacy organization.

Person CI:Now

Laura McKieran 

Laura McKieran is Executive Director of CI:Now and an Associate Professor of Management, Policy, and Community Health at the UTHealth School of Public Health in San Antonio.

Person The Minneapolis Foundation

R.T. Rybak 

R.T. Rybak served as Mayor of Minneapolis from 2002-2013, and is currently President of the Minneapolis Foundation.

Person Social Finance

Annie Dear 

Annie Dear is an Associate at Social Finance

Person Living Cities

Francine Mbomatshielelobo 

Francine came to Living Cities with a little over 10 years of experiences working in the USA as well as internationally.

Person TechTown Detroit

Leslie Lynn Smith 

Leslie Lynn Smith is President and CEO of TechTown Detroit. Smith joined TechTown in 2010 to be on the ground floor of economic development in Detroit. Under her leadership, TechTown launched Venture Accelerator, a boot camp-style program for entrep…

Person United We Dream Network

Cristina Jiménez  

Cristina Jiménez is the co-founder and Executive Director of the United We Dream Network. She has organized immigrant youth and workers for the passage of pro-immigrant policies at the local and national level for over a decade.

Person Wells Fargo

Laura McCluskey 

Laura McCluskey is Wells Fargo’s Customer Experience Leader for the company’s retail bank network in the Pennsylvania/Delaware region.

Person Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Denise Linn 

Denise Linn is a MPP candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Her professional experience thus far has revolved around closing the digital divide and implementing local Internet access projects.

Person GARE

Nora Liu 

Nora Liu is the project manager for Racial Equity Here, a joint project of the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) and Living Cities, to support local governments leading the way to create a future for racial equity and economic growth fo…

Person Comcast’s Technology, Product and Xperience (TPX)

Wayne Davis 

Wayne Davis is Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Comcast’s Technology, Product and Xperience (TPX) organization.

Person Living Cities

Brian R. Nagendra 

Brian supported the Capital Innovation team on portfolio management and due diligence work for Living Cities impact investments.