Person Harvard Kennedy School

Gigi Georges 

Gigi Georges and Program Director for Innovation Strategies at the Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

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 Data Driven Detroit

Erica Raleigh 

Erica Raleigh is Assistant Director of Projects for Data Driven Detroit. She has led numerous projects for Data Driven Detroit, including the Woodward Corridor Initiative and the One D Scorecard, and worked to create internal structures for project …

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 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…

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Jennifer Perkins  

Jennifer Perkins is the former Assistant Director of Collective Impact at Living Cities.

Person Green & Healthy Homes Initiative

Andrew E Olson 

Andrew is a Social Innovation Specialist and the GHHI lead for health policy and investor relations work for their Social Innovation portfolio, inclusive of 12 Pay for Success projects.

Person StriveTogether

Kaci Roach 

Kaci Roach is a Senior Manager, Knowledge for StriveTogether, a subsidiary of KnowledgeWorks. In her role, Kaci organizes knowledge gained from working with Cradle to Career Partnerships around the country to build resources and interactive tools fo…

Person Fund for Our Economic Future

Emily Garr Pacetti 

Emily Garr Pacetti is Director of Research & Evaluation for Fund for Our Economic Future._

Person Ford Foundation

Xavier De Souza Briggs 

Xavier (“Xav”) de Souza Briggs is vice president of the foundation’s Inclusive Economies and Markets program.

Person Evirome Institute at University of Louisville School of Medicine

Ted Smith 

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 Frontline Solutions

Marcus Littles 

Marcus Littles is the founder of Frontline Solutions, a national consulting firm that offers clients in the non-profit and public sectors a full range of services to enhance impact.

Person Opportunity Hub

Rodney Sampson 

Rodney Sampson is heralded as the leading inclusive innovation, entrepreneurship and investment ecosystem builder in the world, particularly given his mission to ensure that everyone, everywhere, particularly socially disadvantaged communities, have…

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Arlene Rodriguez 

Person JumpStart Inc.

Ray Leach 

Ray Leach is the founding CEO of JumpStart Inc. a Cleveland, Ohio-based non-profit venture development organization that has gained a national best-in-class reputation for its innovative economic development models.

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 Results Leadership Group

Dan Duncan 

Dan Duncan is a consultant and faculty member of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at Northwestern University and a Senior Consultant at the Results Leadership Group.

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 The Kresge Foundation

Rip Rapson 

Rip Rapson is president and CEO of The Kresge Foundation, which contributed $100 million to Detroit’s “Grand Bargain.” He is also Chairman of the Living Cities board.