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 The Reinvestment Fund (TRF)

Andy Rachlin 

Andy Rachlin oversees business development, underwriting and transaction structuring across the asset classes in which TRF invests, with a particular focus on short and medium-term debt instruments. He also takes an active role in new product develo…

Person Living Cities

Grant Richardson 

As a 2017 summer intern, Grant supported Living Cities’ Integration Initiative team, specifically working to understand the role capital has played in advancing the work of the five Integration Initiative cities.

Person Living Cities

Shamika Lawrence 

Shamika Lawrence was a Senior Administrative Assistant with Living Cities.

Person Living Cities

Sindhu Lakshmanan  

Sindhu Lakshmanan focuses primarily on Pay for Success. She also supports the management of Living Cities' Catalyst and Blended Catalyst Funds.

Person ITDP

Gabriel Lewenstein 

Gabriel is primarily responsible for updating website content, writing the Transport Matters blog, and assisting with publications at ITDP.

Person Code For America

Abhi Nemani 

Abhi Nemani is the Co-Executive Director of Code for America, a national nonprofit that believes that government of the people, by the people, can work in the 21st century.

Person The Kresge Foundation

Benjamin Kennedy 

Benjamin Kennedy joined The Kresge Foundation in 2009 and currently serves as a deputy director on the Community Development and Detroit teams.

Person Living Cities

Thiara Falcon 

Thiara Falcon joined Living Cities’s as an Administrative Assistant in July 2017.

Person Strive

Katy Silliman 

Katy Silliman is the Director of Strategic Assistance at Strive, a national initiative working to build the cradle to career civic infrastructure in communities to identify, sustain and scale what works.

Person Living Cities

Lethy Liriano 

In her role as Organizational Development Associate, Lethy employs her passion and experience to provide support to multiple teams at Living Cities.

Person Self-Help/Center for Responsible Lending

Martin Eakes 

Martin Eakes is the co-founder and CEO of Self-Help and the Center for Responsible Lending. Since 1998, Self-Help’s Community Advantage Program has helped more than 50,000 lower-income families, especially those of color, to become homeowners in 48 …

Person Living Cities

Thaddeus Fair 

Thaddeus joined Living Cities in May 2019 as a Senior Investment Associate with the Capital Innovation team, and supports its origination and asset/portfolio management efforts for Living Cities’ impact investments.

Person Meeting of the Minds

Jessie Feller Hahn 

Jessie Feller is the Executive Director of Meeting of the Minds.

Person San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Ronak Davé Okoye  

Person Annie E. Casey Foundation

Scot Spencer 

Scot Spencer leads Annie E. Casey Foundation’s work in advancing community-focused policies, practices and strategies that increase opportunities for children, families and the places where they live and foster their success. Spencer also coordinate…

Person The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Tawa Mitchell 

Tawa has responsibility for grantmaking in the Chicago Commitment program, a portfolio aimed at achieving a city that is connected and integrated, where prosperity is shared, opportunity is equitable, and civic and cultural assets are available to e…

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 CNT Energy

Anne Evens 

Anne Evens is CEO of Center For Neighborhood Technology, Energy.

Person HUD Office of Economic Resilience (OER)

Dwayne Marsh 

Dwayne S. Marsh works with the agency to advance sustainable planning and development through interagency partnerships, departmental transformation, and funding initiatives managed through the Office.