Person Natural Resources Defense Council

Bill Sadler 

Person GatherWell

Cynthia Jaggi 

Cynthia Jaggi is the Founder of GatherWell and a regular blogger for the non-profit career site, idealist.org. She writes about the new economy, social innovation and living your most meaningful life at cynthiajaggi.com.

Person Third Sector Capital Partners

Caroline Whistler 

Caroline is CEO and co-founder of Third Sector Capital Partners, Inc.

Person Living Cities

Norris Williams 

Norris provides project management, knowledge, operations, strategic, and convening support for Living Cities projects that test economic development models which leverage local government, business, public charity, private foundation, and impact in…

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 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

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Carmen Rojas 

Person Next Street

Tim Ferguson 

Tim is the Founder and Chairman of Next Street.  Next Street is a certified B Corporation with offices in Boston, New York City, and Chicago. 

Person Third Sector Capital Partners, Inc.

John Grossman 

John Grossman is Partner and General Counsel at Third Sector Capital Partners, Inc. a nonprofit advisory firm that works with government, service providers, and funders to develop and launch Pay for Success projects.

Person EnovationNation Inc.

TD Lowe 

TD Lowe is a Partner at 42Phi Ventures and Founder of EnovationNation Inc. Her career in technology has impacted greater than ten thousand startups who have raised more than $1.5 Billion in startup investment.

Person Deutsche Bank

Gary S. Hattem 

Gary S. Hattem is President of the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation and Managing Director of Deutsche Bank's Community Development Finance Group. He is responsible for the firm’s lending, investment and philanthropic activities targeted to disadvan…

Person Governing Institute

Ron Littlefield 

Ron Littlefield, a former mayor of Chattanooga, Tenn., is a senior fellow with the Governing Institute and its lead analyst on the City Accelerator initiative.

Person Small Business Majority

John Arensmeyer 

John Arensmeyer is Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority. For more information on Small Business Majority and our work with the small business community, please visit the organization’s website: [http://www.smallbusinessmajority.org/](http://www.…

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Natalie Proffit 

Natalie formerly worked closely with The Integration Initiative team and the members serving on the Integration Initiative committee and lenders group providing programmatic support. Before joining Living Cities, Natalie was a Project Manager with K…

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 MZ Strategies, LLC

Mariia V. Zimmerman 

Mariia is Founder and Principal at MZ Strategies, LLC. Mariia served as Deputy Director for HUD's Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities from 2010-2012.

Person Rise Community Development (Rise)

John Cruz, MUP 

John Cruz is the Data Management Coordinator for Rise Community Development in St. Louis.

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Arlene Rodriguez 

Person RTI International

Sara VanLear 

Sara VanLear is an economic development analyst. She collaborates with domestic and international clients to strategize and evaluate economic development projects through mixed qualitative and quantitative methods. Her work is place-based and focuse…

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Greta Byrum 

Greta Byrum (gretabyrum.com) is a Senior Field Analyst for the Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation, where she works on collaborative technology design strategies. She is currently working with groups in Detroit and New York to bu…