Person City Accelerator Cohort II

Eric Gordon 

Eric Gordon leads the City Accelerator's cohort on Local Government Engagement. He is an associate professor in the department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College where he is the founding director of the Engagement Lab.

Person Living Cities

Brian R. Nagendra 

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

Person The London School of Economics and Political Science

Alyssa Campbell 

Alyssa Campbell is a current graduate student in Urban Planning at the London School of Economics (LSE), with an interest in community development and immigration.

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 Consumer Technology Association

Tiffany Moore 

Ms. Tiffany M. Moore currently serves as Senior Vice President of Political and Industry Affairs for the Consumer Technology Association.

Person Harvard Kennedy School

Steve Goldsmith 

Stephen Goldsmith is the Daniel Paul Professor of the Practice of Government and the Director of the Innovations in Government Program at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Person Living Cities

Santiago Carrillo 

Santiago is a Colombian urban planner fascinated by how government insights can be transformed into meaningful and implementable change for vulnerable urban populations.

Person The Saint Paul Foundation

Mary Kay Bailey 

Mary Kay Bailey is the project director for the Central Corridor Funders Collaborative and the Partnership for Regional Opportunity/Corridors of Opportunity initiative at the Saint Paul Foundation.

Person SPUR

Gabriel Metcalf 

Gabriel Metcalf is the president and CEO of SPUR. He is responsible for defining the overall vision and strategy for the organization and has led SPUR through a major expansion of its work.

Person Living Cities

Elise Previtera 

Elise Previtera was the Senior Accountant in Living Cities’ Finance and Administration team.

Person Regional Growth Strategies

Pete Carlson 

Pete Carlson, is President, Regional Growth Strategies. Pete Carlson has thirty years of experience in consulting, research, and policy analysis. For the past eight years, his work has focused on helping regional leaders develop strategies and build…

Person Green & Healthy Homes Initiative

Trent Van Alfen  

Trent Van Alfen joined GHHI in June 2015 as Social Innovation Specialist.

Person Living Cities

Shanee Helfer 

In her role, Shanee helped cities implement community change in an inclusive and sustainable way, utilizing the Collective Impact Approach at the core of their vision and work.

Person King County Department of Community & Human Services

Cheryl Markham 

Cheryl Markham is Strategic Policy Advisor in the Director’s Office of the King County Department of Community and Human Services, with wide-ranging and extensive experience and expertise in affordable housing, homelessness and community development…

Person digitalundivided

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 Remarkable Cities

Jonathan Smales 

Jonathan is the founder of Remarkable Cities and for 14 years has been the executive chairman of the Beyond Green group of businesses.

Person Thriving Together, Valley of the Sun United Way

Richard Crews 

Richard Crews serves as the Community Impact Manager of Thriving Together for Valley of the Sun United Way, a birth to career initiative to ensure that all children, youth and young adults in Phoenix realize their full potential in school, career an…

Person Harvard Kennedy School

Tim Glynn-Burke 

Tim Glynn Burke is a research associate at the Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. As Research Associate, Tim Glynn-Burke coordinates research projects for the Innovation in Government program as well as Cha…

Person Fastly

Maurice Wilkins 

Maurice is a former educator and nonprofit leader, who has a distinct passion for community engagement and advocacy.

Person Living Cities

Hafizah Omar 

Hafizah Omar is a Senior Associate at Living Cities, managing Living Cities racial equity portfolio.