Person The McKnight Foundation

Kate Wolford 

Ms. Wolford became president of The McKnight Foundation in December 2006. Prior to joining McKnight she spent 13 years as president of a Maryland-based nonprofit relief agency.

Person National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Tracey Jarmon 

Tracey is a strategist, project manager and facilitator with a focus on strengthening nonprofit leaders and organizations to efficiently serve communities. She has extensive experience in administration, recruitment, event planning and project manag…

Person Living Cities

Lauren Greenawalt 

Lauren Greenawalt joined Living Cities in June 2015 as an intern on the Collective Impact team. She current attends Harvard College where she studies Sociology with a secondary field in Government.

Person Mt. Auburn Associates

Devon Winey 

With 13 years of experience at Mt. Auburn Associates, Devon is a senior leader at the firm overseeing multiple projects, primarily evaluations. She has strong expertise in economic, community, and workforce development with a primary focus on evalua…

Person Foundation for Louisiana

Flozell Daniels, Jr. 

Flozell Daniels, Jr., CEO & President of Foundation for Louisiana (formerly the Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation), is a public policy and community engagement strategist with expertise in community development, resilience building, legislative…

Person The State University of New York

Nancy Zimpher 

Nancy L. Zimpher is the 12th chancellor of The State University of New York, the largest comprehensive system of public higher education in the nation.

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Daniel Bassichis 

Dan is the co-founder of Admiral Center and Admiral Capital Group, a real estate private equity firm. Prior to forming Admiral Capital Group he was a member of the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. He is also the founder of investment pa…

Person CI:Now

Laura McKieran 

Laura McKieran is Executive Director of CI:Now and an Associate Professor of Management, Policy, and Community Health at the UTHealth School of Public Health in San Antonio.

Person Rise Community Development (Rise)

John Cruz, MUP 

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

Person Office of the Mayor, Albuquerque, NM

Frank Mirabal 

Dr. Frank Mirabal works with the Mayors Office to bring together cross-sector partners to creatively address the complex challenges the city of Albuquerque faces.

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.…

Person Initiative for Responsible Investment at Harvard University

David Wood 

David Wood is an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy and the Director of the Initiative for Responsible Investment (IRI) at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations. Current projects range from work with pension fund trustees on responsible inves…

Person Vera Institute

Nick Turner 

Nicholas Turner joined the Vera Institute of Justice as its fifth president in 2013. Under his leadership, Vera has identified core priorities of ending the misuse of jails, transforming conditions of confinement, and ensuring that justice systems m…

Person Northside Funders Group

Tawanna Black 

Tawanna Black is the Executive Director for the Northside Funders Group, and is known for inspiring and equipping cross-sector leaders to affect meaningful change in communities.

Person Surdna Foundation

José Garcia 

José Garcia is currently a Program Officer in the Surdna Foundation’s Strong Local Economies program and has a background in policy and advocacy, working with Dēmos and other national organizations on issues including economic opportunity and wealth…

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 Living Cities

Tynesia Boyea-Robinson 

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

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 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Harvard Kennedy School

Benjamin Shaffer  

Benjamin Shaffer is a joint degree candidate at Harvard Kennedy School and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he is pursuing an MPA in Social and Urban Policy and an MBA in Real Estate, respectively.

Person Natural Resources Defense Council

Bill Sadler