Person The Brookings Institution

Amy Liu 

Amy Liu is vice president and director of the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings and the Adeline M. and Alfred I. Johnson Chair in Urban and Metropolitan Policy. She is a national expert on cities and metropolitan areas adept at translating re…

Person Estolano LeSar Perez Advisors LLC

Alexandra Paxton 

Alexandra Paxton is a Principal with Estolano LeSar Perez Advisors LLC.

Person Annie E. Casey Foundation

Charles Rutheiser 

Charles Rutheiser is a Senior Associate in Center for Community and Economic Opportunity at the Annie E. Casey Foundation in Baltimore, Maryland. He manages the Center’s grant portfolios relating to Anchor Institutions and Knowledge Development, and…

Person Living Cities

Steven Bosacker 

Steven Bosacker is the Principal of Public Sector and Partnerships 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 servic…

Person Bank of America

Andrew Plepler 

Prior to joining Bank of America, Mr. Plepler served as senior vice president of Housing and Community Initiatives at the Fannie Mae Foundation, in addition to supervising that foundation’s Outreach and Education department.

Person Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation

Jake Auchincloss 

Jake Auchincloss is a research assistant at the Ash Center and a dual degree candidate at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

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 Congressional Research Service

Arthur Burris 

Arthur formerly led the Public Sector Innovation work at Living Cities, which includes the City Accelerator and the Project on Municipal Innovation. He is a frequent public speaker on budget and policy topics. He is now leads a team of researchers a…

Person Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Eleanor Tutt 

Eleanor Tutt is the open data and knowledge manager at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Person Low Income Investment Fund

Erin Austin 

Erin Austin is the TOD New Sector AmeriCorps Residency in Social Enterprise Fellow at the Low Income Investment Fund, where she has contributed to establishing and implementing equitable TOD throughout the country.

Person The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Patrick McCarthy 

Patrick McCarthy is the President/CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a private philanthropy dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the United States. Prior to his becoming President/CEO, McCarthy was the Foundatio…

Person CSB Consulting

Cassandra Benjamin 

Cassandra Benjamin is a Principal for CSB Consulting. She was an interim director for The Integration Initiative at Living Cities. At CSB Consulting, Cassandra has designed and managed initiatives for a range of philanthropic organizations including…

Person Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Jessica Huey 

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

Person Living Cities

Tynesia Boyea-Robinson 

At Living Cities, Tynesia worked with cities across the country to ensure that investment led to measurable impact.

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 Skilman Foundation

Tonya Allen 

Mrs. Tonya Allen is President and CEO of the Skillman Foundation, a private, independent foundation whose mission is to improve lives of children in Southeast Michigan. Mrs. Allen’s work consists of managing and aligning the complexities of educatio…

Person First 5 LA

Daniela Pineda  

Daniela believes that organizational learning is critical to organizational effectiveness and impact. She works with the First 5 LA team to shape and advance an organization-wide approach to monitoring, evaluation and learning to help improve the qu…

Person Low-Income Investment Fund

Craig Adelman 

Craig Adelman began his career in real estate and community development in 1993 on the building and design end of the industry. With more than 20 years of development, lending and public sector experience, Craig now serves as LIIF’s Director of Tran…

Person San Francisco State University

Laurie Jones Neighbors 

Neighbors is an educator and independent consultant who specializes in increasing local, regional and national decision-making by low-income communities and communities of color.

Person Audible

Don Katz 

Don Katz is founder and CEO of Audible, Inc., which offers downloadable audiobooks and other programs to millions of listeners.